Business Support Apprentice

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Job Title: Business Support Apprentice 

Location:  RAF Alconbury

Working Week: 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday. 

Salary: £15,000 per annum plus benefits & 25 days annual leave

Apprenticeship Qualification: L3 Business Admin

Expected Apprenticeship Duration: 24 months minimum


Looking to kickstart your career in business administration? 


Here at Serco, we are seeking a Business Administrator Apprentice to join our team at RAF Alconbury . We are looking for someone who wants to succeed and is passionate about the work they produce. This role gives you a chance to shine in a busy industry and is a great steppingstone for someone who has just finished college and is looking to start a career.


Serco has a strong commitment to apprentices and training. As a successful Serco apprentice, you will be provided with unparalleled support throughout the duration of your programme and beyond with endless opportunities for career progression within the business.


Your key accountabilities

The role will see you developing professional relationships with colleagues eager to share their knowledge, helping you to grow within a friendly team. The tasks you will be responsible for include (but are not necessarily limited to):

  • Actively commits to and successfully completes the apprenticeship (including all modules, working and development required)
  • Utilises and integrates the learning from the apprenticeship into the AMC contract where appropriate.
  • Develop knowledge and understanding AMC contract specific admin/finance tasks an actively supports in their completion.
  • Any additional duties as required by the Contract Manager


As you gain more experience, your role will become more challenging and varied with more autonomy to take on tasks.


More about you 

First and foremost, you'll need to be computer literate and have a good understanding of the Microsoft Suite (Word & Excel particularly). You will be a people person and be able to demonstrate great communication skills both written and verbally. The ideal candidate will have a great understanding of administration tasks within a fast-paced environment. This role is heavily administration based so experience in an administration role or similar would be beneficial. Lastly, you will be a great team player and be able to make and maintain relationships with stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have GCSE'S grades A* to C (or 9 to 4 in the new grading system) in Maths and English or the acceptable equivalent.


Things to consider

The role is subject to gaining the appropriate Security Clearance and the successful completion of the apprenticeship qualification. We will be required to take assessments as part of the interview process.




About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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13/12/2022 02:37:00
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