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Project Administrator

Welsh Government
Eversheds Sutherland 1 Callaghan Square Cardiff CF10 5BT
National minimum wage
Closing date
14 Oct 2021

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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About the apprenticeship


The successful candidate will be working as part of a small team to provide support to the International Business Manager in maintaining international relationships. They will have ongoing administration tasks and will help to deliver projects to ensure that a high quality, uniform service is provided across the Eversheds-Sutherland global brand.

The main responsibilities of the role will be:
• Work closely with stakeholders to help deliver a consistent operational approach across the Eversheds Sutherland Global network.
• Co-ordinating and owning day to day processes and activity that support the aims of the wider team.
• Ownership of external facing portal with accountability for the accuracy and quality of the content.
• Assisting with the organisation and logistics of events throughout the year.
• Work collaboratively with other support functions to provide a high quality service to the business.
• Provide general administrative support to the existing Executive team as required.



Skills and experience:

Candidates should have strong administrative skill and be proficient in Excel and PowerPoint. Applicants should be able to manipulate data and create reports.

Key competencies:
The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent communication and organisation skills as well as being able to meet strict deadlines. They will have good attention to detail and have the ability to work under pressure in addition to being flexible and resilient.


No minimum requirements


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Business Administration Level 2

About the employer

Eversheds Sutherland 1 Callaghan Square

CF10 5BT

Disability confident

Yes, we are part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

The successful candidate will be notified of interview as appropriate.


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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