Operational Risk Apprentice Wesleyan Administration Services Limited

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Main responsibilities and key activities:

Operational Risk

  • To support the Risk Function in the production of their monthly reports for the Executive and Risk Committees
  • To provide support to the Operational Risk Manager on the administration of Magique, the Society’s Risk Management System
  • To assist the Operational Risk Manager and the Risk Assistant in maintaining the Policy Review Schedule and associated activity

Financial Crime

  • To support the Financial Crime Risk Manager in the delivery of Financial Crime prevention objectives
  • To provide screening support on low risk matches
  • To provide assistance to the Risk Assistant on the completion of CALLml refers

Financial Risk

  • To help coordinate the collection monthly financial Key Risk Indicators
  • Production of minutes and actions for the Investment Governance Meeting
  • Administrative support for the Model Governance Working Group


  • To provide administrative support to the Risk Function
    • Admin and logistical support
    • Diary and meeting management
    • Production of minutes from team meetings and management of follow up actions


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Educated to GCSE standard or equivalent, including minimum Grade C in English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Would be beneficial to have some experience of creating and editing websites/videos, Photoshop etc.

Personal qualities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Have an organised and flexible approach to work
  • Positive attitude and motivation

Qualifications required

  • Ideally a minimum 5 GCSEs C and above including Maths, English and ICT (or equivalents)

Future prospects

If successful there is opportunity to progress to advanced apprenticeship levels provided this fits with your progression plan.

Things to consider

Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18-year-old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. It is highly important that you do not contact the Employers directly – any attempt of this may invalidate candidate’s application. Should you have any queries regarding your Application or the job itself, please contact your 3aaa Training Academy.

About the employer

At Wesleyan Assurance Society we provide specialist financial advice and tailored products to our customers who are made up of GPs, hospital doctors, dentists, lawyers and teachers. We’ve won numerous for our expertise and strength in financial services. Our people are at the heart of our accomplishments and we recognise, encourage and reward the positive contribution you make because we know and understand that your success means our success. We know that apprentices like you are the future leaders in business and our Apprenticeship Scheme is designed to provide you with an opportunity to get into the professional world of Financial Services while gaining skills, experience and a nationally recognised qualification to help you as your start your career.


Wesleyan Administration Services Limited


Colmore Circus


B4 6AR

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Training provider

The Apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship for Business and Administration Professionals. The qualifications consist of:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Business and Administration
  • Level 3 Diploma in Business and Administration
  • Level 2 Functional Skills English, Maths & ICT (if applicable)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by ASPIRE ACHIEVE ADVANCE LIMITED



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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017