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Assistant Business Administrator Apprentice RIDGE SURVEYORS LIMITED

Are you looking for a new administrative opportunity? Are you confident using MS Windows based software including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint? If the answer is YES, we may just have the perfect role for you.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 04 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £173.25 to £334.13

    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

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

We have a great opportunity for a business administrator within our Winchester office. Working as part of a successful Property Consultancy team you will be responsible for providing effective and efficient clerical and office support to our clients and surveyors. You must be a great communicator, be confident at working independently to deadlines and ideally possess intermediate MS Word and Excel skills.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Setting up templates (reports/letters)
  • Liaising with residents and surveyors to arrange appointments (corresponding via telephone, email, text and social media)
  • Updating reports in MS Word and Excel
  • Learning about the Partnership’s internal organisation, products, and services
  • Providing excellent customer service to both clients and their residents
  • Keep customer and team informed of progress and outcomes
  • Supporting team secretaries and administrative staff with other day to day matters

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good MS Windows skills (especially Word and Excel)
  • Plans and prioritises own work
  • Communicates clearly
  • Listens to instructions, and checks understanding, not afraid to ask questions
  • Able to gather information from a number of identified sources
  • Uses own experience and common sense in dealing with problems

Personal qualities

  • Friendly and approachable
  • Professional approach
  • Confident
  • Great work ethic
  • Ability to communicate with a diverse range of people
  • Well organised and methodical

Desired qualifications

Entry is subject to interview and assessment. In addition, you will need to have 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C/4 or higher including English and maths.

A Level 2 in Functional Skills maths would also be suitable. A candidate with a grade 3/D in maths may be considered, however they will be required to complete a Level 2 in Functional Skills maths.

Future prospects

On completion and achievement of the Business Administrator standard, progression opportunities will be provided and discussed with learners to further enhance their career opportunities, such as senior support or management apprenticeship programmes.

About the employer

Ridge and Partners LLP (Ridge) is an award-winning, multi-discipline property and construction consultancy offering a unique, wide range of in-house services through a Partner-led approach that delivers scale and expertise with a personal touch.


Founded in 1946, Ridge now employs over 650 people in 12 offices across the UK including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Cheltenham, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Oxford, Reading and Winchester.  Ridge also operates internationally and has successfully delivered projects in over 75 countries worldwide.


The role is within the Property Consultancy team which undertakes large scale condition surveys of affordable housing providers stock and provides asset management related consultancy advice.




Partnership House

Moorside Road


SO23 7RX

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Eastleigh College


Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

Apprentices will develop their skills in areas to include:

  • Information Technology
  • Record & document production
  • Communication
  • Planning & organising
  • Decision making
  • Quality
  • Project Management

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 04 Oct 2021