Business Administration Apprentice

  • Job Reference: JR14437
  • Date Posted: 29 January 2024
  • Employer: Veolia
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  • Location: Hammersmith, London
  • Salary: £10.18 Per Hour
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Salary: £10.18 per hour plus Veolia benefits (this will increase as of 1st of April)

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, 25 Bagleys Lane SW62QA

Programme Duration: 18 months

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone.

Our apprenticeship scheme puts you at the forefront of Ecological Transformation, contributing towards our purpose of protecting the planet's natural resources, while supporting the communities we work in.

We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.

What we can offer you;

- Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

- Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to

- 24-hour access to a virtual GP, 365 days a year, for you and family members in your household

- Access to our people's pension scheme

- Discounts on everything from groceries to well-known retailers

- One paid days leave every year to volunteer and support your community

Apprenticeship Programme;

During this programme, we'll help you develop your practical and behavioural skills and support you in gaining the technical and professional knowledge required for you to succeed in your career.

As well as this, you'll also gain the Level 3 Diploma in Business Administration qualification.

With many of our colleagues starting as apprentices, you'll receive full support and guidance from everyone throughout.

By the end of your apprenticeship, you'll have received industry-standard training and attained qualifications that will enable you to progress and reach your full potential.

What you'll be doing;

- Answering the telephone, dealing with customer complaints, ordering office supplies and filing documents

- Diary management, organising meetings and taking minutes at meetings

- Inputting data to contract databases

- Preparing service reports

- Validating and checking data to ensure its accuracy

- Liaising with external customers and responding to their emails

- Validating charges on sales invoices.

- Managing vehicle parts expenditure.

What we're looking for;

- A minimum of Maths and English GCSE Grade 4/C (or equivalent) achieved or predicted and/or be willing and able to achieve Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English

- WIlligness to learn new skills

- An interest in administration

- Willingness to learn how to provide excellent customer support

- Good communication and interpersonal skills

What's next?

Before we can consider your application further, you'll need to complete a couple of short, gamified assessments. If you're successful following this, we'll then invite you to one of our virtual assessment days and a site visit.

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in creating an environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at Veolia.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.

Please note that if a high number of quality applications are received, this vacancy may close early. To avoid disappointment, please apply with plenty of time before the stated advert closing date.

Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.