Apprentice Programme & Project Support Officer

Wycombe District Council
High Wycombe
£140.23 per week
17 May 2018
01 Jun 2018
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
Weekly wage £140.23

  • Working week Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm (Some flexibility may be required)

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration 24 months

  • Possible start date 11 Jun 2018

  • Date posted 17 May 2018

  • Distance 60.9 miles

  • Apprenticeship level Higher Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number VAC001401991

  • Positions 1 available

  • Requirements and prospects Desired skills
    • Planning & organisational skills, able to work to deadlines
    • Attention to detail
    • Good problem solving skills
    • Very good communication skills - oral and written
    • Ability to prioritise work, follow up and chase actions and work to deadlines
    • Shows initiative and resilience and is able to work alone and within team
    • Knowledgeable of MS Office applications e.g. Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Good IT skills and ability to learn new software (will be required to learn how to use programme and project management specialist software)
    Personal qualities
    • Able to effectively communicate
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Self-motivated and reliable
    • Enthusiasm and eager to learn
    • Team player
    • Resilient and able to persevere to get results
    • Able to follow instructions
    • Demonstrates honesty, integrity and professionalism at all times
    • Proactive and keen to progress
    • Interest in programme and project management and in learning how to use specialist software to support this
    Desired qualifications
    • Strong A level grades (A-C) or a level 3 qualification (or equivalent) in a related subject (Business Admin for example)
    Future prospects
    • There is no guarantee of a permanent positon with the council on successful completion of the apprenticeship, however several apprentices have become employees in recent years
    Things to consider
    • You will be working full time in an office environment Monday to Friday 9 to 5. Flexibility will be required on occasion
    • This is a fast paced and varied programme, working with an experienced, supportive and demanding project manager
    • All applications must be made through apprenticeship vacancies (Do not contact the employer directly as this may result in your application not being considered.)

    The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.70 per hour as of 1st of April 2018. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.90 an hour for 18-20 year olds; £7.38 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £7.83 for those over 25

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