Buckingham Group Contracting Limited

Quality & Assurance Team Administrator Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Buckingham Group Contracting Limited (Employer)

Learning Skills Partnership Ltd (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £244.20
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, shifts to be confirmed.
18 months (duration)
8 July 2022(start date)
Business administrator (apprenticeship standard)
4 July 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to start your career in Business Administration, based at the Stowe Head Offices. Buckingham Group have a strong culture of promoting from within and therefore provide an excellent start to careers in the administration side of construction.


What will you be doing?

You will assist and support the Quality & Assurance Team in the administration and organisation of the department, whilst ensuring that all relevant Company Group & Sector Specific Procedures and Policies are met, in accordance with the Integrated Business Management System.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

General duties:

  • Preparation of documents, correspondence and the suitable filing and recording of them
  • Organisation of meetings and appointments for the Team to include the assurance landscape
  • Maintaining various registers for the Team, including Non-Conformance and Process Improvement, and follow up outstanding responses/ actions where required
  • Assist in the preparation of Management Reports, including Board, Sector and HSEQ
  • Taking and maintaining the minute records of Quality & Assurance Team meetings and following up on actions required
  • Maintain holiday and sickness records for the Team
  • General administration duties as required by the Team

Statistical Reporting:

  • Support the Assurance Change Controller in maintaining/ updating/ implementing reporting tools

Internal Audit Programme and External Surveillance:

  • Maintaining the Assurance Activities Calendar
  • Assist the Assurance Change Controller in the organisation, preparation and facilitation of External Surveillance visits
  • Support the Team in recording and filing Internal Audits
  • Maintain register of Audit Findings and chase outstanding actions/ close-out

Integrated Business Management Systems:

  • Assist the Assurance Change Controller in maintaining the Integrated Business Management System, to include document control, upload and withdrawal
  • Support the Assurance Change Controller in the update/ creation of Management System documents ensuring correct format and branding
  • Maintain the archive for IBMS Master Files (Document Originals and Master PDF Files)

Future Prospects

An apprenticeship in business administration opens up a number of future career prospects in the construction industry, with progression opportunities in areas of commercial or operational administration and business support roles.

There may be an opportunity to secure a permanent role with the business at the end of your qualification.

Reality Check

Driving licence / own transport is desired due to the location of the role.

Skills Required

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, incl. Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good written and presentation skills
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar role preferred, but willing to accept less if right candidate/ attitude

Qualities Required

  • Organised and process orientated
  • Can-do attitude
  • Natural attention to detail
  • Ability to work to deadlines

Qualifications Required

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

AS or A Level qualifications (or equivalent) are preferred.

Training Provided

Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard.

This apprenticeship programme is delivered with a blended learning approach and includes a mixture of onsite tutor visits and online tutor led sessions. All delivery is completed in the workplace, and you will not need to attend any off-site training.

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