Business Administrator Apprentice

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1311719124-2
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Veolia
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Administration, Driving, Health and Safety, Human Resources, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent

About this Apprenticeship

Salary: 21,424 per annum plus Veolia benefits

Location: Wiggenhall Depot, Wiggenhall Road, Watford, WD18 0FB

Programme Duration: 24 months

Candidate shortlisting will take place w/c 27th May 2024 and assessment days will take place between w/c 3rd - 10th June 2024

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;

- 25 days of annual leave + Bank Holidays

- Access to our company/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

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

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

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 qualifications in business administration

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;

- Liaise with the client at Watford Borough Council on playgrounds, allotments, events, landscaping, trees, fencing, hard surfaces, annual bedding and Green Flag parks.

- Obtain quotes from contractors for work including landscaping, fencing repairs, hard surface repairs etc, place orders and inspect the work has been carried out to a high quality.

- Inspect trees, write out work orders and check the work has been carried out.

- Liaise with event organisers to make sure all paperwork is in order for the event to proceed, write Green Flag Management plans and check sites are up to the Green Flag Standard.

- Carry out playground inspections

- Office Administration

What we're looking for;

- A minimum of 4 GCSEs Grade 4/C (or equivalent) achieved or predicted, including Maths & English

- full driving licence

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 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.

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.