Apprentice Business Administrator Citibase

Love being organised? You could be a business administration apprentice at Citibase. Based at Derby you will be an office assistant providing office support - a great start to your business administration career.

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday. 9 - 5.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Do you love being organised? Then you could be a business administration apprentice at Citibase on a 12 month fixed term contract - with a very competitive salary too!

Primarily based on the reception desk, you will be the front line of our business and there is a great deal of contact with the customers. You never get a second chance to create a first impression. It is paramount that a professional image is portrayed to tenants, visitors and prospective tenants alike at all times.

Ensure consistently high standards of customer service, support and facilities management.

If you are a successful candidate for this vacancy, you will be expected to provide an efficient administration service.

Your duties could include:

  • Providing support to the wider operations services team
  • Stationary ordering and stock control
  • Locating and delivering archived files, documents and deeds
  • Sending and delivering faxes
  • Photocopying and document preparation
  • Delivering internal and external mail
  • Collecting, franking, opening and sorting mail

Business administration is a really varied area so this is just a sample of some of the things you will be doing.

Business administration is relevant to hundreds of job roles - so this opportunity is a great foundation for getting into any industry - from finance or retail, to media and education. You'll get the business skills and experience employers are looking for and help kick-start your career.

All of your training will be provided by learndirect Apprenticeships, the UK's largest provider of Apprenticeships. We've helped lots of people like you develop their skills and gain experience in their chosen field. Every year we find work for and train over 23,000 apprentices.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Be effective in both verbal and written communications
  • Be able to work from own initiative
  • Have the ability to prioritise and adapt a flexible approach to working
  • Have the ability to maintain consistency throughout all work
  • Must be computer literate
  • Be able to act with Diplomacy and Confidentiality
  • Be able to provide basic IT assistance
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills

Personal qualities

  • You will be a bright, enthusiastic individual keen to learn and progress, looking for a great career starter.

Qualifications required

  • Whilst ideally, you will have GCSE's in Maths and English (or equivalent) at grades A-C when you apply for this job, upon successful completion of this apprenticeship you will have gained a nationally recognised qualification in Business Administration, along with functional skills in Maths, English & ICT.

Future prospects

When you have successfully completed your Apprenticeship, you may be given the opportunity to continue in your role or progress onto an alternative support role within the company where you will receive full training and support.

Things to consider

Before you make your application, please ensure that you are able to reliably travel to and from the employer location on a daily basis. Please check bus times/travel arrangements.

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About the employer

Everything we do is about freeing you from the usual hassles of finding, renting and running office space so you can get on with building your business. Citibase’s unique ‘Freedom At Work’ branding focuses on giving individuals and businesses the independence, flexibility, control, support and confidence to create, run and enjoy their work. With flexible, short-term agreements, simple transparent billing, prestigious addresses, professional reception and administration support services, immediate starts and a friendly environment, Citibase is creating a positive alternative in the business centre market. Our success lies within your success and we celebrate diversity and self-expression, giving you the space to be yourself making Citibase a place where brilliance happens every day. Everything we do is all about making our staff and customers proud to say ‘we work at Citibase




Laurie House,

Colyear St



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Training provider

  • Business Administration Level 2 - 12 MONTHS
  • BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Business Administration
  • Level 1 Functional Skills in Mathematics, English and ICT
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • (Work based learning)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

learndirect Apprenticeships Limited

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by learndirect Apprenticeships Limited


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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017