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Business Administrator Apprentice SAVILLS (UK) LIMITED

A new and exciting opportunity for a Business Administration Apprentice to join our 34-person strong Central South Planning team, based in Wimborne but also supporting our Southampton team. The role will suit a reliable, enthusiastic and efficient person who is seeking a busy role in a friendly and professional environment.

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

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Closing date: 15 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    37.5 hours including term time day release (fortnightly) at Bournemouth College.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Supporting planning fee earners with project management and administration activities • Invoicing and financial management as part of a wider admin team • Planning fee earner diary management, including internal and external meetings • Upkeep and management of Savills internal databases • Filing, archiving, binding reports and photocopying • Proof reading and formatting of professional reports • Handling client telephone and email enquiries • Keeping up to date with changes to compliance requirements • Assistance with CSP events planning when required • Coordinating and communicating Central South Planning activities through social media platforms and liaising with the Savills social media and marketing teams • Liaising with other teams in the Wimborne office and other office duties from time to time • Liaising with other admin representatives across the Development Services division • Other administrative tasks that may come up over time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • This role requires an excellent telephone manner, and a can do attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills are key (both verbal and written), as is the ability to work under pressure, a willingness to learn and capable of showing initiative whilst being a team player
  • Good Microsoft Word and Excel skills
  • Good written reporting, presentation and numerical skills are essential
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work individually or as part of a team

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and committed to the apprenticeship opportunity
  • Punctual, reliable, trustworthy
  • Thirst for knowledge and self-motivated

Desired qualifications

  • 5 GCEs at 4/C and above including English and maths, or equivalent

Future prospects

  • Prospect of progression

Things to consider

  • The successful candidate will also need to have an interview with Bournemouth & Poole College.

About the employer

Savills Planning comprises over 300 planning professionals based across 23 offices in the UK. Our teams have a highly successful record, working for developers, landowners, funders, local authorities, the Homes and Communities Agency and other bodies including the Home Builders Federation, on some of the most exciting building projects currently being undertaken in the UK. We offer a combination of planning, urban design and environmental assessment skills. Savills specialises in realising development, using its commercial awareness and planning skills to ensure that plans become reality. As such we work in an integrated fashion with our colleagues across Savills in departments such as development, licensed leisure and rural.




Wessex House

Priors Walk


BH21 1PB

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bournemouth & Poole College

You will receive the majority of your training on the job and will be required to attend college on a term time day release (fortnightly) basis throughout the apprenticeship.

• Business Administrator Level 3 apprenticeship

• Functional skills English and maths Level 2 (if required)

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: 15 Jul 2022