Business Administration Apprentice

TRADITIONAL NORFOLK POULTRY LIMITED

Norfolk, NR17 1DS

Closes in 14 days (Saturday 3 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 3 July 2024


Summary

Traditional Norfolk Poultry are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Business Administration Apprentice. During the role you will be engaging with different parts of the organisation, interacting with internal and external customers together with completing ad hoc duties for the administration team

Annual wage
£12,480 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 to Friday 8am - 4pm 30 Minute unpaid lunch break and 2 x 15 minute rest breaks

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Sunday 1 September

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

For the full apprenticeship, learners will complete:  

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. 
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English.  
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths. 
     

Apprentices must pass their Level 2 Functional Skills qualifications before they enter the gateway to the End Point Assessment (EPA). 
 
For the End Point Assessment, apprentices will undertake a knowledge test, portfolio-based interview and project presentation. 
 
Apprentices must attend college sessions once a week (term-time) at the Ipswich Road campus, located near Norwich city centre. 

Where you’ll work

Oak Tree Business Park Hargham Road

Shropham

Attleborough

Norfolk

NR17 1DS

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

CITY COLLEGE NORWICH

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 4/C)
    • Maths (grade 4/C)

    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

    • Communication skills
    • IT skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Administrative skills
    • Team working
    • Reliable
    • Adaptable
    • Motivated
    • Professional
    • Good decision making skills

    Other requirements

    Fast paced work environment. Computer and telephone work. Lots of interaction with all departments, managers and administration staff within the business.

    About this company

    Based in the heart of Norfolk TNP specialises in producing free range and organic chickens and turkeys to the very highest standards. Over the years the business has continued to expand, so that today major retailers, world famous restaurants and other blue chip firms are among its impressive list of customers. TNP remains as true to its roots now as when it was founded – with the emphasis still firmly on producing free range chickens and turkeys, and organic free range chickens and turkeys, to the highest possible welfare standards.

    After this apprenticeship

    A position may be available for the right candidate following successful completion of the apprenticeship. The business is looking for somebody who wants to develop and gain a full-time position following their apprenticeship.  

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CITY COLLEGE NORWICH

    Lindsey Flatt

    Lindsey.flatt@ccn.ac.uk

    01603773671

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000262464.

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    Closes in 14 days (Saturday 3 August at 11:59pm)

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