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Apprentice Assistant Office Administrator Map Biopharma Ltd

Someone to help a small administration team and be responsible for the smooth running of the day-to-day operations of the company. You will enjoy working with people, planning and organising. We are looking for someone with a pro-active, adaptable approach who can work as part of the team.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £184.80 to £356.40

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    40 hours Prepared to negotiate limited hours 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday 1-hour lunch 8 hours per day 40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The role: To assist the Services Administration Manager to provide a seamless administrative service for the organisation.

The Department: Administration.

Key Responsibilities and Daily Duties:

  • Assisting with maintenance of office equipment
  • Maintaining a clean and enjoyable working environment
  • Booking, setting up and maintaining hot desks
  • Organising catering as and when required
  • Handling external and internal communication
  • Data entry
  • Petty cash
  • Answering the phone
  • Managing stationery, other consumables and placing orders.
  • Other administrative duties as necessary

Example administrative Improvement Projects across the business the apprentice will be involved with an assigned mentor:

  • Reviewing recruitment processes within
  • Reviewing and implementing returning to office and hybrid working policies/practices across the business
  • Introducing and organisation of new electronic filing systems across the business
  • New administrative projects will naturally evolve as the apprentice progresses in supporting all functions across MAP BioPharma

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good at both written and verbal communication
  • Eye for detail and accuracy
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Hardworking and tenacious
  • Understanding of Outlook and Word
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Ability to work with confidential information

Personal qualities

  • Passionate about the quality of your work
  • Calm and tolerant
  • Adaptable and comfortable in dealing with multiple tasks at the same time
  • Discreet
  • Reliable and responsible

Desired qualifications

GCSE’s including English and maths A*-C/8-4, equivalent or above.

Future prospects

The successful individual will have the opportunity to progress and grow within a well-respected company with the position available at the end of the apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Most of your colleagues work a hybrid of office and remote working and will not be in the same office location as you, and/or will frequently work from home. You may therefore have a large number of your interactions with colleagues remotely, with also regular team meetings and working hours from our office based in Papworth Everard.  If you have any queries relating to home or office-based working, please do not hesitate to ask questions at the interview/assessment stage.

This position will ideally suit candidates who live within commuting distance, or locally to the Papworth Everard area.

  • Free onsite parking
  • Bus stop outside office park
  • Free tea, coffee and filtered water
  • Staff room
  • 1-hour lunch time
  • Staff room
  • 28 days paid leave + bank holidays
  • Pension - non-contributory
  • 4 x salary life assurance scheme
  • Personal growth in our unique culture
  • Private health insurance scheme membership (after probation period)

About the employer

The MAP group was founded over 6 years ago in Papworth Everard, Cambridge.

Offering market access consultancy services to over 70 life science companies across major global markets, MAP’s vision is to become the market leader in accelerating patient access to medicines, devices and diagnostics.


Map Biopharma Ltd


Upper Pendrill Court F103 & 4

Ermine Street North


CB23 3UY

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Cambridge Regional College


Camilla 07814507777

The employer will provide close mentoring support working alongside the Service Administration Manager.

Includes off the job training as part of the Apprenticeship - attendance in-college/ or via remote online Teams tutorials.

The apprentice would be assigned an assessor through the College, who would typically come out to visit in the workplace to assess workplace competence.

  • Level 3 Diploma in Business Administrator
  • Business Administrator - Skills, Knowledge and Behaviours
  • Functional Skills maths and English Level 2 (exemptions apply)
  • First week induction
  • Policies and procedures
  • Organisation Mission and Values
  • Other workplace training:
  • Relevant regulations and policies

Training delivered via college:

  • Communication
  • Event Management
  • Project Management
  • Ethical Issues in the workplace
  • Technology use in business
  • Understanding business stakeholders

The knowledge side would be provided via an online portal VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), and assignments/evidence of work/portfolio would be checked via an online Smart Assessor.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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