Commercial Apprentice

Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy
Cannon House, 18 The Priory, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6BS
£30,360.00 annually
10 Jun 2021
15 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of a Commercial Apprentice will provide the right person with an invaluable insight into how the Commercial team supports the wider BEIS family to deliver important services to the public.

You would be responsible for supporting commercial activity across the department, covering areas such as Facilities Management, Business and Strategy, Digital and Communications and Marketing.

You will need to be well organised, independent and able to work closely with policy teams to excel in this role.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This role is stretching and varied, with a key focus on building and maintaining relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders. A background in Commercial is not necessary, (though some knowledge is desirable) as you will undertake a Level 4 Commercial Procurement and Supply apprenticeship which will include on-the-job training, online and classroom-based learning and development opportunities. The candidate will be supported with monthly line manager coaching sessions to aid development.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Subject to completion of a six moth probation you will have access to opportunities to apply for progression within the Civil Service.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4-9) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

No previous commercial experience is required, this apprenticeship will provide you with the necessary core skills, knowledge, and behaviours for working in a commercial setting. A demonstrable interest in commercial is desirable but not essential.

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