Business Management Apprentice

John Smith Drive, Oxford Business Park South, Oxford, OX4 2WB
£13,000.00 annually
30 Apr 2021
15 May 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
This degree-level apprenticeship will earn you a BA (Hons) Degree in Business and Management Practice, certified by Oxford Brookes University. The degree will focus on the theory behind a range of business functions, such as Retail Intelligence, Consumer Intelligence and Operations. Upon completion of the end stage assessment you will be awarded CMI status as part of the apprenticeship programme.

As an apprentice, you will be working at NielsenIQ's UK Head Office in Oxford, with allocated days to attend university and study time within working hours. You will be completing your study at Abingdon and Witney college with your degree being certified by Oxford Brookes University.

In order to gain an understanding of the business, and to utilise your skill set, you will have 3 yearly rotations throughout the business, focusing on different skills such as sales, analytics, and project management.

Duties will include:
  • To provide a professional service to our clients via different methods of communication (email, telephone, onsite visits)
  • Support the drive of client satisfaction through building and maintaining effective client relationships
  • Perform analysis and interpretation of data to provide insights and add value to our clients
  • To work on internal projects to support business objectives
  • Support the driving of sales and contract renewal process
    Mentor and coach future apprentices to support them through their programme

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills across all media, including phone, web chat and email.

Personal qualities

  • Studying for a degree whilst working in a fast-moving industry like ours can be demanding and challenging, but the hard work pays off
  • Solutions oriented
  • Able to assign appropriate priorities when managing workload
  • We look for individuals who are customer focused with a desire to ensure customer satisfaction
  • A passion for technology
  • Customer focused with a desire to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Capable as working as part of a team
  • Focused with a passion to succeed
  • You'll need excellent communication and teamwork skills and be able to organise a varied workload
  • We look for individuals with plenty of drive, passion and self-motivation that can bring a new way of thinking to a team

Desired qualifications

Three passes at GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or equivalent) in maths and English Language.

Plus one of the following:
  • A minimum of two A Level (grades A-C/8-4 or equivalent)
  • A 6-unit Vocational A Level

  • A National Certificate or Diploma or other equivalent qualification, such as GNVQ/NVQ or other Level 3 vocational qualification

Future prospects

Upon successful completion, wherever possible, our apprentices are offered permanent positions within the company.

Things to consider

Please apply as soon as possible for this role. Should the right candidate be found prior to the closing date, then the vacancy may be closed early.

Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session:

Any new person applying for apprenticeship roles where Abingdon and Witney College deliver the training will berequired to attendan Apprenticeship Assessment and Information Session at Witney or Abingdon campus.

This will consist of a series of initial assessments (required prior to any apprenticeship offer), completion ofessential paperwork, theopportunityto find out more about theapprenticeship process, the training included, and a forum for your questions.

As a new Apprenticeship applicant you will only have to undergo this process once. If you would like to talk to us about the assessments or if you would need any extra support to attend theApprenticeship Assessment and Information Session,please call us on 01235 216216.

Qualification checks:

By applying for this vacancy you are giving Abingdon and Witney College permission to undertake a Learner Record Service check on your previous qualifications. We make every effort to ensure that applicants from non-traditional academic backgrounds or those who may not have the formal GCSE entry requirements can access apprenticeships where possible.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

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