Apprentice Business Administrator Beaconplus

Beaconplus are looking to take on five Apprentice Business Administrator's, this is an exciting opportunity for somebody who would like to work in a consultant role or in a general business role.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00 - £175.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 40 hours per week, shifts tbc

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001159211

  • Positions

    5 available

Beaconplus are looking to take on 5 Apprentice Business Administrator's, this is an exciting opportunity for somebody who would like to work in a consultant role or in a general business role. This is an entry level position in a growing consultancy business.

Beaconplus is a and growing company, which offers plenty of scope for progression. No previous experience is required and full training will be provided.

Beaconplus manages other businesses’ telecommunications and utilities services and costs. Beaconplus monitors usages and provides cost savings solutions.

The successful candidate will initially embark on an Apprenticeship in Business & Administration and initial duties will include:

  • Answering the phone
  • Checking client bills for accuracy
  • Liaising with suppliers to obtain the best contracts and prices for clients
  • Communicating with clients and suppliers via email and telephone
  • Organising documentation, including logging documents on the clients’ database records
  • Ongoing monitoring of clients’ costs/bills & calculating savings.
  • Obtaining client meter readings via email/telephone
  • Resolving client account issues
  • Using software (spreadsheets and database) to record and analyse client data
  • Filing

Dependent on the performance the successful candidate’s job role will be expanded and responsibilities will be increased in line with ability. After successful completion of the 12 months’ apprenticeship, depending on performance, the candidate will be offered a permanent job.


Please note that there are a couple of apprenticeship vacancies to be filled immediately, but the company recruit new apprentices throughout the year. The majority of the staff that the company have employed via the apprenticeship scheme has been offered permanent jobs and has progressed onto the NVQ level 3 qualification.

Revised salary of £150-£175 per week depending on experience and qualifications.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Enthusiastic
  • Organised
  • Hardworking 
  • Good communication/writing skills.

Personal qualities

  • Pleasant and friendly team player
  • Enthusiastic 
  • Keen to improve and learn new skills

Qualifications required

  • A-C at GCSE in Mathematics and English preferable or equivalent would be a plus but not essential

Future prospects

Any successful applicant that performs well during the apprenticeship period will subsequently be offered a permanent position.

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About the employer

Beaconplus are a management consultancy providing our clients with cost management services. Our services cover a wide range of business expenses, including telecommunications (fixed lines, data and mobile phones), energy, water and business rates. We perform detailed analysis for our clients and prepare recommendations for how they can become more cost effective. Our aim is to provide a high level of service to our clients and minimise their ongoing costs.

Employer

Beaconplus

Address

Haig Road

Parkgate Industrial Estate

Knutsford

WA16 8XZ

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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Business and Administration
  • NVQ Level 2 Certificate in Business and Administration
  • Technical Certificate – Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Business and Administration
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1 (If Required)
  • Functional Skills English Level 1(If Required)
  • Functional Skills ICT Level 1 (If Required)

Apprenticeship framework

Business and Administration

Training provider

TOTAL PEOPLE LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd


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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017