Overview

Arriva are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and driven Business Administration apprentice to support their Group Finance team. As a Business Administration apprentice, you will be involved in providing efficient and effective administration support to the team whilst gaining valuable work experience to support your career development.

Desired skills

Knowledge and skills
- Proactive and “can do” approach
- Keen to learn and to help others
- Ability to act independently as well as part of a team
- Good communication skills both written and verbal
- Good organisation and time management skills
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
- Any previous administration experience would be advantageous

Personal qualities

- Reliable and punctual
- Flexible
- Friendly and polite
- Proactive and ability to show initiative
- Ambitious and desire to develop

Desired qualifications

Maths and English, GCSE Grade 4-9 or equivalent.

Future prospects

To be determined upon completion of Apprenticeship

Things to consider

The role will include a significant amount of screen time

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting a relevant qualification all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid. You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.81 an hour (April 2022)

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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