Apprentice Project Administrator

COMMERCIAL BLINDS AND GLAZING LTD

ROCHDALE, OL16 4NW

Closes on Monday 30 September

Posted on 17 June 2024


Summary

To support the Office Manager in the daily running of the business, with orders, deliveries, arrangement of surveys and installations to agreed timescales taking account of all dependencies. Support the Office Manager by passing on customer feedback essential to maintaining the quality of the goods with regard to specification, timescales and cost.

Annual wage
£14,000 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Business administrator (level 3)
Hours
Monday – Friday 8.30am-4.30pm, half hour lunch.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 1 October

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Full training in-house plus apprenticeship given by Rochdale Training or local college.
  • Business Administrator Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths will be provided for those without GCSE Grade 4/C (or equivalent) if required. 

Where you’ll work

LOGIC 11

KINGSWAY BUSINESS

CHARLES BABBAGE AVENUE

ROCHDALE

OL16 4NW

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

ROCHDALE TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

Your training course

Business administrator (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Skilled in the use of multiple IT packages and systems relevant to the organisation in order to: write letters or emails, create proposals, perform financial processes, record and analyse data. Examples include MS Office or equivalent packages. Able to choose the most appropriate IT solution to suit the business problem. Able to update and review databases, record information and produce data analysis where required.
  • Produces accurate records and documents including: emails, letters, files, payments, reports and proposals. Makes recommendations for improvements and present solutions to management. Drafts correspondence, writes reports and able to review others' work. Maintains records and files, handles confidential information in compliance with the organisation's procedures. Coaches others in the processes required to complete these tasks.
  • Exercises proactivity and good judgement. Makes effective decisions based on sound reasoning and is able to deal with challenges in a mature way. Seeks advice of more experienced team members when appropriate.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships within their own team and across the organisation. Demonstrates ability to influence and challenge appropriately. Becomes a role model to peers and team members, developing coaching skills as they gain area knowledge.
  • Demonstrates good communication skills, whether face-to-face, on the telephone, in writing or on digital platforms. Uses the most appropriate channels to communicate effectively. Demonstrates agility and confidence in communications, carrying authority appropriately. Understands and applies social media solutions appropriately. Answers questions from inside and outside of the organisation, representing the organisation or department.
  • Completes tasks to a high standard. Demonstrates the necessary level of expertise required to complete tasks and applies themself to continuously improve their work. Is able to review processes autonomously and make suggestions for improvements. Shares administrative best-practice across the organisation e.g. coaches others to perform tasks correctly. Applies problem-solving skills to resolve challenging or complex complaints and is a key point of contact for addressing issues.
  • Takes responsibility for initiating and completing tasks, manages priorities and time in order to successfully meet deadlines. Positively manages the expectations of colleagues at all levels and sets a positive example for others in the workplace. Makes suggestions for improvements to working practice, showing understanding of implications beyond the immediate environment (e.g. impact on clients, suppliers, other parts of the organisation). Manages resources e.g. equipment or facilities. 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. Plans required resources to successfully deliver projects. Undertakes and leads projects as and when required.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade Grade 4 or above)
    • Maths (grade Grade 4 or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Attention to detail
    • Confident
    • Reliable
    • Able to multi task

    Other requirements

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

    About this company

    This is a fantastic opportunity to join this Small family style company A recognised quality company that, Survey’s, supplies and install commercial blinds and curtains across the UK to the Construction Sector As well as supplying high calibre products we strive to deliver exceptional customer service throughout the entire process of working with our knowledgeable and friendly team. From initial contact and on-site survey, through to the installation and access to after sales support – our service is second to none. We boast over 25 years’ experience in the manufacture, supply and installation of commercial office blinds & glazing as well as window film solutions, which has resulted in our credible reputation spanning across the entirety of the UK.

    https://www.commercialblinds.co.uk (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Small family style company but still offers progression and development within the company

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    ROCHDALE TRAINING ASSOCIATION LIMITED

    Nathan Finn

    nfinn@rochdaletraining.co.uk

    01706 631417

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000255116.

    Apply now

    Closes on Monday 30 September

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