Govconnect Ltd

Business Administration Apprenticeship

Employer:

Govconnect Ltd

Training Provider:

Creative Sport & Leisure Limited

Weekly wage £146.25
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.
duration: 18 months
start: 4 November 2019
Cheadle
Advanced(level 3)
Business Administrator (apprenticeship standard)
1 November 2019 (application closing date)
To support the overall well-being and running of the business by conducting day to day administrative duties.

Responsibilities

Vacancy Description

To support the overall well-being and running of the business by conducting day to day administrative duties. This may include a wide range of different tasks, some of which may include: reception duties, office management, liaising with customers or clients, invoicing, scheduling or dealing with external suppliers. A successful business administrator is flexible to take on new duties as they arise, in a timely, discreet and supportive manner.

This will include the following:

  • Acting as a first point of contact for directors in some cases
  • Managing diaries and organising meetings and appointments via outlook or associated platforms
  • Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation
  • Assisting in the organising of events and conferences
  • Reminding the manager/executive of important tasks and deadlines
  • Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence
  • Managing databases and filing systems
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
  • Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
  • Collating and filing expenses
  • Conducting research on behalf of the management

Future Prospects

  • Upon successful completion, the business administrator route may be a gateway to further career opportunities, such as management or support roles

Reality Check

  • Candidate will need to travel to London 5 times per year and stay overnight to assist with conference delivery

Skills Required

  • IT and computer literate
  • Good communication and time keeping skills
  • Likes meeting people with confident telephone manner

Qualities Required

  • Good energy level with smart appearance
  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Honest and trustworthy
  • Self-development and an appreciation of the sector we operate within.

Qualifications Required

  • Five GCSEs (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 minimum (maths & English Required)

Training Provided

The apprenticeship will be delivered in the workplace and our assessors will utilise a range of delivery methods to suit each apprentice including face to face delivery and blended learning ensuring apprentices are fully prepared for End Point Assessment. 

The apprenticeship provides a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours, which can be gained working across an organisation and its processes. The apprenticeship is a firm grounding in organisational operations and functional processes, as well as the wider working environment.

The knowledge covered in the apprenticeship will include:

  • IT Skills
  • Relevant regulations
  • Policies/Processes
  • Business Fundamentals

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths (GCSE Grade 4 or equivalent) will need to achieve this prior to taking the end-point assessment. As part of the apprenticeship, your Apprentice will build a portfolio of evidence related to your role and requirements of the end point assessment.

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