This two-year scheme offers you the opportunity to gain experience in working in all the business functions which support the development of our products such as commercial, finance and procurement.
What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?
As a Business Apprentice you will be involved in a wide range of activities which support the efficient running of the various departments throughout the company. Activities may include: diary management, organisation of internal and external meetings andefficient management of internal/external correspondence. There is also a big emphasis on the use of IT for maintaining records, data input and creating/updating databases.
Excellent teamwork, organisation and communication skills are essential to the role as you would be expected to liaise with all levels within the business and external customers as required.
Through a combination of further education and work experience placements you will gain insights into the challenges that underpin our operations working across various functions such as commercial, procurement, project management, manufacturing operations.
Responsibilities of the role includesupporting and engagingwith 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 an organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required allows you to develop a wide range of skills.
As a business administration apprentice you will be expected to deliver your 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. You will be expected to show initiative, the ability to manage priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.
What Qualification Will You Get?
Business Administrator Standard [Level 3]
How Will I Be Rewarded?
We offer competitive salaries and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and share saving scheme.
5 GCSEs grade A*-C/4-9 (or equivalent) including Maths and English
Overview of Business Unit
The Air sector is a world leader in the aerospace industry with expertise that can be traced back to the very earliest days of aviation.
We design and build advanced training and combat aircraft; develop and work with the latest in cutting-edge technology; and provide support and maintenance for our customers across the world
By joining our 23,000-strong global workforce, you could directly contribute to some of our leading aircraft including the Eurofighter Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II or our next generation of aircraft, in the UK or at one of our international sites. Whether you’re providing direct support to our customers, ensuring our programmes run to time and cost or influencing the design and manufacture of our products, you’ll be completing work that counts.
We’re looking for people who are passionate about delivering excellence and supporting some of the world’s most significant aerospace organisations.
We believe in investing in our people and inspiring continual innovation in our business. Developing and using the latest technology to compete with the world’s best is at the heart of what we do.
Providing world-class training, support and development to our people means we inspire the very best talent to achieve great things
Security/ Export Control
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.
Diversity & Inclusion
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.