Apprentice Business Administrator Triton Power

Triton Power are looking for a Apprentice Business Administrator to join the team. This is a great opportunity for those interested in a career in the power industry. You will learn all aspects of business administration in a leading UK power plant, gaining an Advanced Apprenticeship qualification & the prospect of progressing to a full-time role.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £14,976.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday; 08:00 – 16:00 – ½ hour unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    29 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    11 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000243486

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Triton Power are looking for an Apprentice Business Administrator to train for a career in the power industry.

As an apprentice you will study towards an NVQ Level 3 qualification, covering skills and academic learning, while earning a wage and gaining valuable work experience. 

Based at Saltend Power Station in Hull, East Yorkshire you will be working alongside a mentor to support the operation of a multi-million-pound production facility to supply process steam and power to the adjacent chemicals park, and electrical power to the UK electricity market.

The responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with different parts of the organisation and interact with internal or external customers. With a focus on adding value, the role of business administrator contributes to the efficiency of the organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues.

Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Document management, version control of policies and procedures
  • Raise corrective actions, support audit and compliance record management
  • Managing company correspondence, including phone calls, emails and letters
  • Organising meetings, scheduling appointments, diary management
  • Arrange travel, car hire, flights and accommodation
  • Book courses, liaise with training providers, record attendance
  • Performing data entry, including updating records and databases for personnel, financial and compliance information
  • Managing inventory of office supplies, goods and services.
  • Raise purchase orders, receipt invoices, and control expenditure to budget
  • Organise staff events, teambuilding, hospitality events for staff
  • Support functional areas, working across teams, providing business support

The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, and effective decision-making.

You will develop highly transferrable knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied across the business support functions, providing a solid understanding of business fundamentals which will build the foundation for a strong and successful career in industry.

Once you have applied for this vacancy AEA will contact you to organise an interview, if your application meets the required criteria. We will contact you using the details you provide us with in your application and would ask if you would regularly check and reply asap so that you do not miss this opportunity.

The training you will be getting

The apprenticeship programme consists of online teaching, coaching and workplace development. The programme includes virtual classroom sessions, alongside development workshops, professional mentoring, and regular progress reviews. 

You will undertake the Level 3 Business Administrator programme, this consists of:

·       Use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to write letters or emails, perform financial processes, record and analyse data.

·       Produces accurate records and documents including emails, letters, files, payments, reports, database management. 

·       Maintains records and files, in compliance with the organisation's internal policies and procedures.

·       Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation.

·       Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms.

·       Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themselves to continuously improve their work.

·       Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time to successfully meet deadlines.

·       Organises meetings and events, takes minutes during meetings, and creates action logs as appropriate. Takes responsibility for logistics e.g., travel and accommodation.

·       Uses relevant project management principles and tools to scope, plan, monitor and report.

As part of the programme, you will undertake a business project based on your apprenticeship, which will ensure you can apply your skills in a setting which can add value to your learning, your role, and your employer.   

Successful completion of the end-point assessment (EPA) will lead to final certification of the apprenticeship. 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Triton Power has a strong track record of developing and promoting apprentices within their business, providing great career opportunities for trainees to become valued members of the team. 

At the end of the programme, you will be fully trained to become a Business Administrator in the power industry, with real prospects of a permanent role with the Company. 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Punctual, Enthusiastic

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent 5 subjects including English, Maths and a Science (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Apprentice Employment Agency is acting as an Flexi-Job Apprenticeship Agency & will engage you for the duration of the apprenticeship, and pay your salary. You should be aware that the company/business named in this vacancy is a host employer and you will not be employed by them. Your application may be shared with training providers and employers

About the employer

Triton Power is committed to supporting the UK’s energy system security, by providing electricity to keep the lights on and supporting the pathway to net zero by investing in the people and technologies needed to provide the energy and system needs of the future. An apprenticeship with Triton Power is a great opportunity to put both theory and practical learning into practice for those candidates who want to pursue a career in the power industry. Our people are integral to what we do, their commitment to meet the needs of the business and deliver our obligations to the UK electricity market and local customers enables continued success. We have a high performing team of expert professionals across our UK assets, and we recognise and value the contribution of everyone involved in our business. We have a family culture that rewards the contribution of those who work for us. We value the input all our employees have on business operations and the experience they offer. We look to develop our people and provide continued opportunities to enhance your career with us. We expect our people to be committed, to contribute to the success of the business and to be flexible to meet operational needs. We pride ourselves on safe, reliable, and efficient operations, meeting all our obligations safely and in an environmentally responsible manner.

Employer

Triton Power

Address

Saltend Power Station

Saltend Chemicals Park

Hedon Road

HU12 8GA

Contact

Georgia Marlow

georgia.marlow@apprentice-employment.co.uk

07540716312

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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


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