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Business Administration Apprentice ADC INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED

ADC Infrastructure is looking for an Apprentice to join their Corporate Services team. You will learn about the business providing support within Corporate Services team which will involve the day to day running of the office and also administration support within the Finance, HR, Marketing, IT, Health and Safety and Project Management functions.

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Closing date: 23 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.38

  • Working week

    8.30am until 5.00pm Monday - Friday - 60 minutes lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001800603

  • Positions

    1 available

The Applicant that we are looking for must be organised, professional, have a good eye for detail, possess a high standard of English and maths, keyboard and computer skills, be willing to learn and thrive on getting a job done well. The Applicant should also be comfortable/interested in modern technology/IT as they will be heavily involved in an upcoming IT review project for the business.

A brief example of the duties would be:

  • Telephone calls and messages
  • Receive guests/deliveries to the office
  • Errands
  • E-filing
  • Assist with implementation of new office software
  • Basic IT tasks (software and hardware)
  • Accurate data entry
  • Draft emails/letters
  • Spreadsheets
  • Assist with invoicing
  • Ordering materials
  • Liaise with colleagues and clients
  • Arranging meetings
  • Research
  • Proofreading 

Due to this very varied role, applicants must have a ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to turn their hand to any admin task required. For the right Applicant this role can be tailored to suit the strengths of the individual, so the Applicant could well play a key part in the future development of the Corporate Services team. 

Full on the job training will be provided to enable to successful applicants to undertake all duties required.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Confident and clear communication skills, both written and verbal are essential for this role as you will need to talk to customers and liaise with colleagues on a daily basis. The ability to use your own initiative and be proactive in your work is also important
  • Basic IT skills, particularly with regard to the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook  are needed for this role
  • Conscientious with attention to detail
  • Confident to talk to a variety of people face to face and via phone

Personal qualities

  • Well presented
  • Willing to learn and an ability to retain information
  • Proactive in their approach to work and thrive on doing a good job
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Hardworking
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Respectful of confidentiality

Desired qualifications

No specific qualifications are required however you will be required to demonstrate your Level of English and maths during your initial assessment with Prostart Training before being considered for the position.

Future prospects

If the Apprenticeship is successful, to progress and develop within the company.

Things to consider

This is a varied and busy role including general administrative and customer-focused work to include receiving and making telephone calls and writing emails to customers and colleagues.  As with all roles within the team, it will be extremely varied, and no two days will ever be the same, so someone with solid all-round administration experience would be ideal but training will be provided for the right person. The role will also involve financial duties (eg invoicing) so an eye for the detail is essential! The candidate should be interested in modern technology as they will be heavily involved in an upcoming IT review project.


About the employer

ADC Infrastructure Limited was established in 2013. We advise on the infrastructure requirements for development projects. Our services fall into three interdependent areas:

  • Transport Planning
  • Infrastructure Design
  • Water Management

Our team have a track record of delivering projects of all types and in all sectors to clients across the UK. Our experience ranges from single dwellings to new towns and urban extensions. We have assessed and designed the infrastructure for business parks, strategic freight interchanges, retail parks, and leisure schemes.

Employer

ADC INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED

Address

3A King Edward Court

King Edward Street

Nottingham

NG1 1EW

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Training

Training provider

Prostart Training

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Prostart

Contact

Lawrence Turton 0115 9468182 lawrenceturton@prostartuk.co.uk

The successful candidate will complete a Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship standard: 

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Standard
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths - if applicable
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English - if applicable

Knowledge-based off the job training will take place during the 18 months of the Apprenticeship. The Apprentice will complete a minimum 20% off the job training during the Apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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