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Business Administration Apprenticeship - Project Administrator HARMONY FIRE LIMITED

Due to rapid growth in the UK market, Harmony Fire has a rewarding performance focused career opportunity for two Project Administrators. This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidates.

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Closing date: 07 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,100.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm, however we can be flexible as long as you work 40 hrs per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    14 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    13 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001765202

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Service Administration, including booking service visits for field engineers, scheduling visits, preparing visit paperwork, including health and safety documentation, organizing permits to work and sorting any special requests of the client
  • Raising quotations for service contracts and small works as knowledge develops
  • Creating new clients on management system including site locations, contacts, contract details and asset registers
  • Project administration including scheduling contractors, ordering parts, following up deliveries, checking sub-contractor invoices, arranging hire equipment and other assistance to project managers as required
  • Working as a key liaison contact for the residents involved in projects
  • Basic receptionist duties including greeting visitors, answering phone calls and updating diaries

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Etc.)
  • Good communication, calculation and literacy skills
  • Good time management and ability to cope with pressure and manage own workload and work to deadlines

Personal qualities

  • A smart and presentable appearance, with the ability to adapt to being formal or informal depending on the requirements of the day
  • Willingness to learn 
  • Act with integrity
  • Work as a team player

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE Grades A*-C / 4-9 in English and maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Opportunity to stay with the business in a full-time permanent position. 

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Harmony is a global fire protection firm with integrated research and development capabilities. At Harmony we work with clients to design specialist integrated fire detection and suppression solutions to ensure protection of life, assets and business continuity. Harmony provides a comprehensive design, implementation, delivery and maintenance strategy for high risk environments giving clients a complete end-to end solution with measurable costings. Born from an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to do things differently, Harmony was founded in 1976 by a group of fire industry professionals, each brought specialized knowledge, experience and talent to the table to craft a new methodology that continues to challenge the industry status quo.

Since that day, Harmony has grown swiftly. With globally recognized talent collaborating on local projects, we seamlessly unite research, design, project management and delivery to achieve real, measurable results for our clients.  We call it Think Protect Sustain and here’s how it transforms our clients’ experience.

Employer

HARMONY FIRE LIMITED

Address

Clark House Ground Floor

Higher Kingsbury

Sherborne

DT9 5EB

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Yeovil College

Contact

Georgia Beard 07880484219 georgia.beard@yeovil.ac.uk

  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship
  • The apprenticeship provides a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills, and behaviours, which can be gained working across an organisation and its processes. The apprenticeship is a firm grounding in organisational operations and functional processes, as well as the wider working environment. Key responsibilities include developing, implementing, maintaining, and improving administrative services.

The need to communicate and represent work clearly is reflected in the assessment methods of End Point Assessment (EPA).

  • Knowledge Test – 33.3%
  • Portfolio Interview – 33.3%
  • Project Presentation – 33.3%
  • Level 3 Business Administrator
  • English and maths: Level 2 English and maths will need to be passed, if not already, prior to taking the end point assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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