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Business Resource Administrator Apprentice GILBERT MEHER LTD

Due to continued growth and expansion, we are looking to add to our Leeds team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a hardworking and reliable apprentice to kick-start your career and join our growing healthcare, life sciences and specialist education sectors consultancy business whilst studying towards a Level 3 Business qualification.

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Closing date: 10 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,000.00

    Salary will be between £9379.50 and £12000.00 depending on age and experience

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5pm - with some potential flexibility

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106750

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Gilbert Meher is a leading search and select consultancy with a multi-disciplinary focus, specialising in full-time, part-time, and interim recruitment. With established offices in Leeds and Zurich, and over 10 years of experience, we have a reputation for excellence and a people-first approach. Operating in the healthcare, life sciences, and specialist education sectors, we recruit top talent from across the globe.

Gilbert Meher’s core values are progressive, collaborative, accountable, authentic, and empowering, and these values are at the heart of what we do.

We are now seeking to appoint a hardworking, self-motivated, driven and resilient apprentice to join our growing team. Good communication skills are desirable. The successful applicant will have a confident personality and the ability to juggle a range of tasks in a very busy environment.

Our state of the art, Leeds city centre office on East Parade is located just 2 minutes’ walk from Leeds train station, with large breakout areas, including a bar and a pool table! 

This role will include administration duties and support across all areas of the business, with the aim to develop and have more responsibility during your apprenticeship. 

The role, after training, will include some of the following: 

  • Respond to emails and postal correspondence from customers and suppliers 
  • Maintaining administrative systems, including filing and archiving of documents 
  • Registering candidates
  • Working with client’s CV’s including uploading CVs onto client portals 
  • Advertising contract and permanent roles 
  • Handling calls and re-directing where necessary
  • Supporting the team to maintain an active online presence to help build a strong name and network
  • Drafting compelling emails, adverts and candidate profiles
  • Mapping markets and identifying commercial information and opportunities
  • Supporting other members of the team as and when required 

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by the organisation which is relevant to your post within the company to meet the overall business objectives. Full training will be given.

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

As a Business Administration Apprentice, you will complete the Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills maths and English if not already achieved
  • You will also develop the skills, knowledge, and behaviours required to work within an office environment
  • This apprenticeship is delivered in the workplace and 20% of your working time will be dedicated to training and learning new skills
  • You will be allocated a tutor who will provide you with personal support and assessment at pre-arranged times
  • Assessment is through a variety of methods including observations, witness testimonies, product evidence, and professional discussions. All evidence will be logged into your electronic portfolio

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The salary will be reviewed regularly and could increase with experience.

Great prospects for progression to a full-time position for the right candidate.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent maths & English (Grade 5/ C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Our state-of-the-art office is located in the city centre, 5 mins walk from the train station. You will find plenty of parks, cultural venues, and eateries within short walking distance. A large array of social events, including: Company Days & Socials – including Xmas and end of year parties, volunteering and charity fundraising days and activity days with archery, dirt biking, assault courses and foot-golf. As well as regular end of month team and company meals, events and nights out around Leeds city centre.

About the employer

Gilbert Meher is a leading search and select consultancy with a multi-disciplinary focus, specialising in full-time, part-time, and interim recruitment. With established offices in Leeds and Zurich, and over 10 years of experience, we have a reputation for excellence and a people-first approach. Operating in the healthcare, life sciences, and specialist education sectors, we recruit top talent from across the globe. Gilbert Meher’s core values are progressive, collaborative, accountable, authentic, and empowering, and these values are at the heart of what we do. Our consultants are experts in recruitment and understand that people are unique, which is what allows us to deliver a first-class service that clients and candidates can rely on. With our recently launched academy, we are training the next generation and providing them with the expertise to launch their career forward.

Employer

GILBERT MEHER LTD

Address

1 East Parade

Leeds

LS1 2AD

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Training

Training provider

C.M.S. VOCATIONAL TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Katrina Clarke

katrina.clarke@cmsvoc.co.uk

01924 470477

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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