Business Administration Apprentice

Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
£164.50/week
Posted
27 Sep 2019
Closes
27 Oct 2019
Ref
KT&A2530
Specialism
Administration
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

Advance FM is a nationally operating facilities service and maintenance provider. Ran by industry experienced professionals utilising over 30 years’ combined experience within facilities. We offer a single point of contact for both reactive and planned works, for both commercial and domestic customers.

Our mission is to become the contractor of choice within our industry. It is our intention is to exceed customer expectations by offering high levels of professionalism, integrity and utilising fully qualified, trained professional staff.

VACANCY DESCRIPTION
Based at our Head Office in Maidstone, Kent.

We are looking for an Apprentice Administrator working within a support helpdesk environment.

Answer emails and other correspondence as required. 
Managing personal inbox. Accept and handle incoming calls, acting as a point of contact. Transferring calls to other members of staff. Raise new job and quote requests on operating system, SIMpro. Assist helpdesk team in dispatching engineers to attend to jobs and quotes. Assist helpdesk team in ordering parts and materials. Assist helpdesk team in liaising with clients to provide updates and job completion reports. Meet and greet visitors into the office. Prepare and frank outgoing post. Organise incoming post and pass to relevant staff members. Record monthly stationery stock and assist in ensuring that stationery is replenished. Responsible for shredding confidential paperwork. Maintain correct filing systems. Assisting other departments with their filling. Complete general office duties and providing general administrative support to the Administrators and Operations Supervisor. Make refreshments for office staff and guests. Arrange and participate in meetings with training provider, discussing ongoing Apprenticeship coursework.
Ensure that coursework is kept up to date and completed within given deadline dates.

WAGE
£164.50 per week
£4.70 per hour

HOURS
35 hours per week
Monday to Friday
09.00 to 17.00
1 hour lunch break

SKILLS REQUIRED
Organised 
Professional and well presented 
Polite 
Ability to work as part of a team 
Positive and ambitious attitude

PERSONAL QUALITIES
Excellent written communication skills 
Excellent verbal communication with the ability to develop and maintain good relationships 
Polite individual with an excellent telephone manner 
Solid IT experience and confidence
Ability to take accurate messages, follow up where necessary 
Ability to accurately input information on a database 
Flexible and willing to contribute to the success of the team 
Due to location own transport is desirable

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED
Minimum achieved Grade C or equivalent in English and Maths.

TRAINING PROVIDED
On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

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