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Advanced Apprenticeship - Business Administration

Job Details

  • Locations:
    Leeds, Manchester
  • Job Type:
    Apprenticeships
  • Closing Date:
    5 February 2021
  • Posname
    2170
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Interested In This Role?

Please note that we are unable to offer Skilled Worker visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore, you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered.

Please be aware that we can only accept one application during each recruitment period, so please only apply for the position that suits you best. If you decide to apply for a different role, please withdraw your first application before submitting the new one.

 

About us

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

This is a brilliant opportunity to build a career providing business administration support to our teams in infrastructure, building design and specialist consulting and technical services.

Our apprenticeships allow you to study for an academic qualification while working and learning alongside respected, technical professionals. As an apprentice, you'll study via a blend of online content and 1:1/small group tutorials, along with review meetings with your tutor and combined with real responsibilities in the workplace. A dedicated mentor and our learning and development team will guide you through your personal and professional development.

About the role

Right now we're looking for Business Administration apprentices to join our team in Leeds or Manchester. From your first day you'll join a community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards an accredited qualification.

You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you'll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we'll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.

As a Business Administration Apprentice in Arup, you will work within a team providing business administration assistance to internal customers (engineers, planners and other design professionals) and external clients.

Our projects vary in size, location and complexity.  For example, they may involve highways, airports, ports, rail schemes or new office/retail/residential developments.

As part of your apprenticeship, you'll study towards a Level 3 qualification in Business Administration with one of our approved training providers.

What we look for

We're looking for dynamic and dedicated individuals to join us as apprentices. If you are keen to build a fulfilling career in business administration and deliver excellent services for clients, we'd like to hear from you.

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  • GCSEs (grade B/5 or above) in English and Maths
  • Good numerical/maths skills
  • Good literacy
  • Good communication skills
  • Interest in using computers and software packages such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Ability to organise your own work and always be on time
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to produce neat and accurate work
  • Willingness to achieve professional qualification e.g. NVQ
  • Lots of enthusiasm for this learning and development opportunity

What will we offer in return?

There are infinite possibilities when you join Arup. You'll receive all the opportunities that come with a fulfilling career, including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Profit share scheme
  • A comprehensive package, including a flexible benefits fund and a generous pension
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • An exciting workload that will make the most of your skills
  • The support you need to develop your career through professional accreditation and training

Additional Information

You must be available to commence employment no later than Autumn 2021 in order to be considered for this role.

All correspondence relating to the selection process will be issued via email. Please ensure you check your emails regularly to receive up-to-date information on your application.

Shape your time with us
Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a great place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. We therefore welcome applications from diverse candidates. This includes people with disabilities so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.

At Arup, you'll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people.  As a firm with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.  

 

 


 
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78 East Street, Leeds, England, LS9 8EE
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