Business Administrator Apprentice - THIS Institute

University of Cambridge
May 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:£18,581
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Contract Type:Fixed-term: 12-14 mo
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Business Administrator Apprentice - THIS Institute

Main duties and responsibilities of the job

The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS Institute) is seeking an enthusiastic Business Administrator Apprentice to join its Director's Office team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work to join a prestigious university and a highly experienced team to gain administration experience and training. You will work towards completing a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard and have allocated study time to complete coursework set by our training provider, Straight A Training.

This apprenticeship will focus on two areas: contributing to the smooth running of the Director's Office and providing administrative support to specific senior members of the institute. You will be encouraged to work independently and take full responsibility for the results of your work.

You will be a great team player and someone who can take responsibility for your own development and learning. This role requires you to be organised and have excellent attention to detail. You will work in a lively and fast-paced environment where good decision-making skills and the ability to problem solve will be highly valued.

What you will do in your working day:

  • Provide general administrative support to THIS Institute staff and visitors

  • Provide diary management for senior staff

  • Arrange travel and accommodation

  • Handle general enquiries and correspondence as a first point of contact

  • Assist with organising events and meetings, including booking venues and catering

  • Collate and distribute meeting agendas and papers

  • Liaise with the finance team to raise purchase orders

  • The training you will be getting:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard

  • Access to industry and sector business experience

  • The apprenticeship training and development will be provided through a combination of online and workplace learning

  • What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship:

  • Potential for a permanent position.
  • This is an excellent opportunity to learn new skills and kick-start your career. The Further Particulars provide full details about the role.

    Informal enquiries about this position should be directed to Sheena MacRae, Director's Office Lead: [email protected]

    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, THIS Institute, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN (approximately 2 miles south of the city centre)

    Fixed-term: 12-14 months.

    Closing date: 26 May 2024

    Interviews are expected to take place in early June 2024.

    All applications for this vacancy are being handled by the training provider for this apprenticeship. To apply for this role, please use this link to access the National Apprenticeship Service site and follow the on-screen instructions on how to submit your application: https: // www.

    Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the application form.

    Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number.

    Please quote reference RH41494 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

    Further information
  • Further Particulars
  • Department/Location

    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, THIS Institute






    Assistant staff


    30 April 2024

    Closing date

    26 May 2024

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