Business Support Apprenticeship (CPT) - Pfizer COGENT SKILLS SERVICES LTD

This is an exciting opportunity within Pfizer to join the Commercial Portfolio Therapy area. Operating as key contributor to deliver continuous business and operational improvements across excellence in contracting and tendering, commercial execution, distribution, and supply, whilst playing a pivotal role in building our Therapy Area culture.

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

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Closing date: 18 Mar 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £16,000.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.25pm with a 45 minute lunch break. Fridays 9.00am - 4.05pm with a 45 minute lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    31 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000227056

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Commercial Portfolio Therapy area, reporting into the Commercial Operations Director. Operating as key contributor to deliver continuous business and operational improvements across excellence in contracting and tendering, commercial execution, distribution, and supply, whilst playing a pivotal role in building our Therapy Area culture within.

You will operate in a team environment, working closely with other colleagues to ensure comprehensive and consistent delivery, the role will provide the opportunity to work with stakeholders from across the organisation.

Given the broad range of work across the team with systems and processes, it is essential the candidate has the ability to communicate effectively, excellent organisational skills and recognise opportunities to implement process improvement or potential support of strategic activities.

This is a full-time position based out of our main Walton Oaks office, the expectation that a candidate will be in the office 2-3 days per week.

Job Responsibilities:

Commercial Contracting and Tendering Implementation (2 days a week):

  • Candidate will play a critical role as an extension of our Contracts and tendering team
  • Candidate will be fully trained to support operations required to accurately implement, track, and meet the requirements in order to comply and optimise our commercial arrangements
  • Responsibilities include product set up, pricing, tender management, discounting and discontinuations. SAP pricing, financials, and SOX compliance processes
  • Management of internal and external communications

Commercial and Operational Improvement (1 day a week):

Support Commercial Portfolio leadership team to develop and deliver commercial strategy improvements across the following areas:

  • Content development of materials for internal and external purposes
  • Candidate will be trained on internal systems and operate alongside Commercial Portfolio Administrator to process and own GCMA and MAPP approval processes
  • Processing and ownership for Purchase Order management
  • Deliver data analysis across TA e.g. Finances, sales tracking data
  • Development, management, and ownership of One Pfizer Smart Hub
  • Support annual operating plan process
  • Develop and maintain instructional documents, procedures, and guidelines in accordance with Commercial Portfolio

Communications and Culture (1 day a week):

  • Supporting and co-ordinating team events and activities aligned to our values of Courage, Excellence, Equity and Joy and promote a culture of wellbeing
  • Developing and creating communications

The training you will be getting

Qualification to be delivered: Level 3 Business Administrator.

Apprenticeship Standard: Level 3 Business Administrator.

Training Provider: BPP.

Delivery model: Training to be provided will be completed via blended learning (mixture of on site and online delivery).

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be eligible to apply for other positions within the business.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Administrative skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

The apprentice must be able to demonstrate the required attitudes, behaviours and interpersonal skills associated with the professional workplace. The apprentice must be willing to commit an amount of personal time to study. Please ensure you check out travel options to be able to commute to the workplace.

About the employer

Our apprenticeship and graduate services have been supporting science industry employers to attract, retain and develop people who can contribute to business success since 2012.

Employer

COGENT SKILLS SERVICES LTD

Address

Walton Oaks

Dorking Road

Tadworth

KT20 7NS

Contact

Chloe Barrow

chloe.barrow@cogentskills.com

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Training

Training provider

BPP PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION LIMITED

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 18 Mar 2024