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Business Administrative Officer Apprentice Level 3 London Councils

The role is to support the Transport Services and Community Services and Grants divisions, whilst engaging and building relations with internal and external stakeholders. The post holder will have the opportunity to support with the Directorate/Division/Team.

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

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday; shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    31 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist with administration of various committees and Directorate/Division/Team network meetings, including the preparation/planning of agenda, taking minutes/ notes of meetings, liaising with speakers/presenters, on a range of subjects, whilst maintaining committee and network membership lists as directed
  • Undertake projects and tasks as required, including desktop research and surveys, to support the achievement of divisional and corporate objectives
  • To provide general administrative support to the Directorate/Division/Team and attend meetings as required
  • To assist in the planning and organising of events and publications as appropriate
  • Contribute to communications and marketing including drafting copy and case studies for the London Councils website, publications and newsletters
  • Assist in the preparation of presentations as required
  • Assist with preparation and response to consultations
  • To assist in the planning and organising of events and publications as appropriate
  • Manage Outlook calendars; arrange meetings and site visits with advanced preparation of supporting documents and papers
  • Be the default point of contact for the Directorate/Division/Team for both telephone and email messages
  • Receive and welcome visitors, ensuring they are well looked after, and any needs are catered for
  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements for staff attending conferences, training courses and seminars in the UK and abroad
  • Develop, monitor and maintain the online document storage system for the Directorate/Division/Team including appropriate access control and archiving in accordance with London Councils rules and procedures whilst maintaining any paper files required by Directorate/Divisional/Team
  • Manage, distribute, process and/or scan and store incoming post and Directorate/Divisional/Team emails, action and progress chase as required

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

Business Admin L3.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To proceed into full-employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, IT skills, Communication skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4-9) Desired

Things to consider

- Various locations including office-based, mobile and remote working including off-site locations as required - Salary increasing to 21,654 per annum

About the employer

London Councils represents the 32 London boroughs and the City of London. We aim to help London local government influence the development of London as a world city and secure outcomes on behalf of individual localities across London.


London Councils


London Councils, 59 & A Half, Southwark Street



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Training provider


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: 05 Dec 2022