Office Administrator Apprentice Pierhouse Business Solutions Ltd

This is a fantastic apprenticeship that will require successful candidates to be fully committed to their learning and developing their skill set.

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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday (9:00 - 17:30)

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001292752

  • Positions

    1 available

Responsibilities of the Business Apprentice:

  • Administer and produce all customer order and sales inquiry documentation accurately and professionally ensuring accurate communication with customers, sales and all internal company departments.
  • Accurately enter sales, purchase invoices, expenses and bank payments/receipts into the Accounting system.
  • Responsible for all relevant meeting arrangements, i.e. hospitality, booking rooms, organising refreshments and arranging Presentation and Demo room facilities as necessary.
  • Carry out such duties within Customer Services at "premier" service level or at a level as defined within the relevant customer SLA.
  • Provide project-handling skills to deliver the customer requirements within the scope of any SLA that is in place.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Requirements of the Business Apprentice:

  • Excellent attention to detail in all aspects of the role.
  • Flexible approach to working hours.
  • Experience in a Client Management/Customer Services/Project handling role would be an advantage.
  • Flexible and willing approach to work.
  • Competent use of MS Word, Excel.

Personal qualities

Professional, helpful and courteous manner.

Qualifications required

Minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) grade C or above, including English and Maths.

Future prospects

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship. Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programmes offer ongoing development tracks.

Things to consider

The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

About the employer

Our client help retailers around the world to increase their sales by automating the production and management of in-store signage and ticketing. Our software ensures that shoppers can easily see all the information needed to make a buying decision about every product in your store and helps convince them to actually buy in store.
An award winning, Ofsted outstanding apprenticeship from QA - 94% go onto full-time jobs.

Employer

Pierhouse Business Solutions Ltd

Address

Unit 5

Farnham

GU9 9JE

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Training provider

Your training will start with a 12-14 month Business apprenticeship, which consists of 10 days of in-centre training in combination with work-based assessment, covering: IT skills, Customer service, Administration and Complaints Handling.

You will gain a City & Guilds Level 3 in Business and Administration. This fantastic opportunity can potentially lead to you earning £25k in a business role.

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

QA LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by QA Limited

Contact

Gordon Grant 01252 735000 gordon.grant@pierhouse.co.uk


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Closing date: 01 Nov 2017