Contracts Administrator Apprentice - business administration

  • Job Reference: 00000162-1
  • Date Posted: 16 April 2018
  • Recruiter: WhiteHat Apprenticeships
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £18,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are WhiteHat, the tech startup matching young people to the best career-focused apprenticeships on offer. The vacancy you are looking at is a Contracts Administrator Apprentice role at La Fosse Associates.

We are looking for an Admin Apprentice to work as part of the Contract and Compliance team to deliver efficient and quality compliance for new and existing contractors, in London Victoria. This is an ideal opportunity for somebody who is enthusiastic, can work well under pressure and approaches problems with a can-do attitude.

The company

La Fosse Associates specialise in recruiting technology, digital and change talent from top to bottom. They operate at all levels on a permanent, contract, interim and executive search basis. They are employee-owned. Everyone has a share of the equity, and this has helped to attract top talent, drive a great team ethic, and establish a collective pride in being the best they can.

La Fosse: How are they different?

  • They offer a fundamentally different recruitment proposition to the rest of the marketplace and below are the key areas in which they feel they are unique.
  • La Fosse recruits top to bottom in an organisation on a permanent and contract basis. Their clients appreciate this ‘one-stop-shop’ approach and it allows both parties to develop a more effective relationship.
  • They use a wide variety of channels to generate candidates (Internet, advertising, search, networking, database search). The result is that they are consistently able to present more effective shortlists of candidates.

Grades required

  • Five GCSE grades C – A* (or 4-9), including Maths and English.
  • You will also have good knowledge of IT, including all Microsoft packages, Google doc/sheets.
  • Ideally, we are looking for recent school leavers and non-graduates for the role.

Location: near Victoria underground and overground station, London.

Full job description (including responsibilities)

  • Drawing up and sending contracts to Contractors & Clients
  • To deliver a high level of customer service and professionalism at all times to the contractors and clients.
  • To ensure the CRM is up to date and contains accurate information.
  • To effectively manage all incoming contractor enquiries including, contractual, compliance and timesheet queries.
  • Ensure contractors are issued with the appropriate contract paperwork in line with our SLAs.
  • Ensuring any outstanding compliance documentation is received in line with our deadlines.
  • Specific responsibilities may vary and other tasks may be introduced to meet the changing demands of the business.

Hours are 9 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday.

After your Business Administration apprenticeship progress into HR, Recruitment, Sales, Marketing & PR, Real Estate, Personal Assistant, Office Management, Business Management. Most of the above can be completed in a higher-level qualification.

Skills required

  • Attention to detail.
  • Customer Service focused.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships at all levels across the business.
  • Be methodical in all areas.
  • Will need to work well under pressure and continue to deliver in constantly changing environments.
  • Must show themselves to be a self-starter, who uses initiative and faces all challenges and problems with a sense of responsibility and self-management.
  • Must have a tenacious and enthusiastic approach to problem resolution.

Training and future prospects

  • Business Administration Advanced Standard, 18 months.
  • As part of your WhiteHat Apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to develop 6 key competencies, underpinned by well-being, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness, grit.
  • A full-time opportunity may be available if the candidate excels in the role.

WhiteHat

La Fosse Associates specialise in recruiting technology, digital and change talent from top to bottom. They operate at all levels on a permanent, contract, interim and executive search basis. They are employee-owned. Everyone has a share of the equity, and this has helped to attract top talent, drive a great team ethic, and establish a collective pride in being the best they can.