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Apprentice Administrator Assistant R P S GROUP PLC

We're looking for an Assistant Administrator to support the Office Manager of our Water Technical Team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join our small onsite team and utilise their skills using your own initiative. You’ll be working on a variety of tasks and be a key support to our professional and friendly team.

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

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Closing date: 09 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    25 days annual leave plus bank holidays Pension: 3% employee contribution, 5% employer contribution rising to 7% after 5 years pensionable service and 10% after 10 years pensionable service Life Assurance at 3 x basic salary

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, flexible shifts tbc

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Invoicing and admin assistance with general office duties including filing, post, report typing, setting up project codes, processing weekly timesheets/expenses forms and processing supplier invoices
  • Supporting project teams with admin duties, car hire, travel arrangements
  • Assist with Health and Safety procedures
  • Assist with the Integrated Management System document 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will receive training and support from the Administration team and wider Water Technical Team. We’re an accredited training provider and we support learning and development for everyone. A personal development plan and a transparent career pathway puts you in the driving seat of your career and you’ll be supported as far as you want to go. You will be working towards a level 3 buisness administrator qualification.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After your apprenticeship you can take your career where you want to go. You may select a next step in your Business Administration career or choose a connected role using the skills you have developed. We encourage and value different ideas, perspectives, and styles of thinking. We need a mix of experiences and skills to develop the most innovative ideas. We respect one another and recognise the potential and contribution of everyone. You’ll be joining a diverse community and a company that puts its people first and prioritises their wellbeing.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

Working hours are flexible with the employer during office hours, this will be discussed during your interview.

About the employer

RPS is a leading global professional services firm. We work across six sectors: property, energy, transport, water, resources, defence and government services. Our services span twelve clusters: project and program management; design and development; water services; environment; advisory and management consulting; exploration and development; planning and approvals; health, safety and risk; oceans and coastal; laboratories; training and communication and creative services




RPS Albourne The Annexe,Softech House,London Road




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Training provider



Smart Training and Recruitment

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: 09 Dec 2022