Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship (Social Change) - Strategic Development Assistant

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Recruiter
Action for Children
Location
10, Great Queen Street, London, WC2B 5DG
Salary
£18,500.00 annually
Posted
07 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
VAC001543111
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
September
Duration
Permanent
Key tasks may include:
  • Supporting teams with general coordination and business process activities.
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of our business processes and procedures.
  • Supporting the development of the organisational strategy, mission and values.
  • Supporting governance arrangements within the organisation.
  • Supporting learning, evaluation, knowledge management, capacity building initiatives of the organisation.
  • Supporting fundraising, communications and marketing projects, events and day-to-day activities.
  • Supporting Corporate Shared Services projects and day-to-day activities.
  • Working closely with different teams to generate project development ideas.
  • Working with the Digital Team to improve our reach via our social media platforms.
  • Offering additional support to the team with any administrative or coordination tasks.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Key skills and experience required:
  • Though experience of working within the not for profit sector is not required, you should have a keen interest in making a difference and contributing the vision of Action for Children.
  • Ability to follow guidelines and instructions (verbal or written) to deliver results and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to interact and engage comfortably at all levels.
  • A flexible, adaptable and proactive approach.
  • Ability to put into practice what has been learnt effectively - we will ensure you have the support to make this happen.
  • Sound prioritisation, time and task management skills ensuring accuracy and completeness in line with deadlines and across multiple tasks.
  • Interest in the economic and political world.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong IT and digital communication skills including experience using MS Office, and channels such as Twitter and Facebook to reach a wider audience.


Personal qualities

Positivity - You have a positive, enthusiastic and healthy approach to work.

Live the Values - You act as a role model for the organisational values.

Build Relationships -You build and maintain strong working relationships and communicate in an engaging manner.

Developing Expertise - You are passionate about enhancing knowledge, skills and behaviour.

Desired qualifications

Generally, we expect our degree apprentices to demonstrate similar academic achievements to full-time BSc students.

A-level
AAA

Excludes
General Studies
Critical thinking

International Baccalaureate (IB)
36 points overall, including 6,6,6 from three Higher Level subjects. This must include a minimum of 4 in Standard Level Mathematics.

BTEC(RQF)
D*DD

Full BTEC entry requirements: https://www.qmul.ac.uk/undergraduate/entry/btec/#d.en.639818

Access to HE
We consider applications from students with the Access to Higher Education Diploma on a case-by-case basis.

GCSE

GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or 4 or above required.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT ALL QUALIFICATIONS ACHIEVED OR PENDING ARE LISTED ON THE APPLICATION FORM WITH EACH QUALIFICATION'S FULL NAME, DATE, GRADE OR PREDICTED GRADE

Professional Experience

Given the vocational nature of Degree Apprenticeships consideration will be given to reducing the academic entry requirements should applicants have relevant work experience. Queen Mary and the employer will agree to consider such applications on a case-by-case basis.

In terms of residency, to be eligible for an Apprenticeship you must:
  • Be a citizen of a country within the European Economic Area (EEA) (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), and have been ordinarily resident in the EEA (including other countries determined within the EEA or those with bilateral agreements), for at least the previous three years on the first day of the apprenticeship. OR
  • Have the right of abode and the right to work in the UK and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship OR
  • Be a non-EEA citizen with permission from the UK government to live in the UK, (not for educational purposes) and have been ordinarily resident in the UK for at least the previous three years before the start of the apprenticeship.


Future prospects

We will encourage and support you to apply for any relevant positions at the end of your apprenticeship.

Things to consider

You will work at both our central London office and our Watford office as required during your placement rotations.

Action for Children, 3 The Boulevard

Ascot Road

Watford

WD18 8AG

There may be some travel throughout the UK to visit our services and regional offices and scope for home working where appropriate.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices to protect our service users, therefore all applicants are expected to have an understanding of and commitment to safeguarding best-practice.

Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

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