Management Apprentice - CHIEF EXECUTIVE'S OFFICE

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Weston College
Knightstone Road, Weston-Super-Mare, BS23 2AL
£17,190.00 annually
16 Jul 2021
10 Aug 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
A significant opportunity exists for someone interested in a career in project management and management to join the staff team reporting directly to the Principal and Chief Executive of the Weston College Group.

The successful candidate will experience the cut and thrust of running one of the largest College's in the United Kingdom and will have exposure to strategic planning and analysis, corporate decision research, human resource planning, financial planning and marketing of key events.

The Principal Dr Paul Phillips is seeking ambitious individuals who are keen to develop a career in projects and management and at the same time ready to achieve further and relevant qualifications.

This apprenticeship opportunity is not for the faint hearted but will suit someone with the ambition and personality to work on a diverse range of projects.

Key tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Strategic planning
  • Analysis
  • Research
  • HR and Workforce planning
  • Marketing and key event planning
  • Meeting attendance
  • Project ownership
  • Support cross College working and project management

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Possess good problem solving and analytical skills, confident with numbers (Interpreting data - text and numerical, information gathering and sorting)
  • Can plan and organise work using own initiative yet work collaboratively with a team
  • Proactive approach - able to identify areas of need and to beneficial outputs
  • Can assimilate information and communicate succinctly
  • Ability to meet prioritise and work towards project deadlines
  • An attention to detail and an enthusiasm to take responsibility for all work and solutions produced
  • Effective and appropriate communication working effectively with and influencing others
  • Report writing skills
  • Computer literate
  • Drive for results demonstrating clear commitment to achieving results and improving performance
  • Committed to advancing own learning and competencies, a willingness to learn by way of an Apprenticeship

Personal qualities

  • A well-mannered and professional individual with a positive 'can do' attitude. Proactive in nature who takes pride in 'getting things done' to a high standard
  • Engaging personality
  • Hardworking, goes the extra mile
  • Self-Motivated
  • Flexible

Desired qualifications

Hold a minimum of 5 GCSEs grades A* - C (9-4) or equivalent including English and maths at grade B/C (5) or above

Desirable criteria - Ideally you would also hold an A Level or equivalent in a Business-related qualification

Future prospects

This role will also join the 'Future Talent' programme at Weston College, where permanent opportunities are available for future careers.

Things to consider

  • Holiday - All staff at Weston College are entitled to a minimum of 30 days plus statutory bank holidays per year. This is reduced on a pro-rata basis for part time staff.
  • Pension - All staff are automatically entered into a pension scheme relevant to their role with generous employer contributions.

The health and wellbeing of our staff is very important, so as well as an excellent Occupational Health referral system, the College offers the following to all staff:
  • Staff development: We provide an excellent programme of staff development and CPD opportunities to all staff.
  • The College also offers staff discounts on a wide range of leisure and special interest courses