Business Administration Advanced Apprentice job

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Business Administration Advanced Apprentice
  • Not mentioned
  • Apprenticeships
  • Posted: 6 months ago
  • Portsmouth, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
  • 1 vacancies
  • Expires on: 29-01-2021
Job Description

Business Administration Advanced Apprentice

Maritime Unit

2021 Intake

During the Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship you will, through a range of Planning, Engineering Support and Commercial activities develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the apprenticeship standard, whilst gaining valuable experience in an engineering business environment which will culminate in you completing an End Point Assessment.

Where will I be based?

We are recruiting apprentices to work in the Maritime Services part of the business and welcome applications for our Portsmouth sites.

What Does The Apprenticeship Involve?

The the Business Administration Advanced Apprenticeship is typically 24 moths (2 years) and aims to provide a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours, which can be gained working within our organisation and its processes. The apprenticeship is a firm grounding in organisational operations and functional processes, as well as the wider working environment. Apprentices will primarily support the Production Planning community as they transform Ministry of Defence work requirements into production ready tasks for our workforce to execute. Responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring all planning pre-requisites are met to allow orders to be progressed to production.
  • Extracting third party documentation described in order or task libraries.
  • Creation of work packs ready for production to execute, this includes but not limited to printing drawings, documents, reference material etc. as determined by Service Order references.
  • Raising of change request notifications as directed by the Planning Manager.

What Qualification Will You Get?

By the end of the apprenticeship you will obtain:

  • Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Certificate
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths and English (If not previously achieved)

How Will I Be Rewarded?

We offer a competitive salary and a range of employee benefits including a company pension, cycle to work scheme, share saving scheme and potential further development opportunities post apprenticeship.

Entry Requirements

Candidates will typically have 5 GCSEs at Grade C (4 – 9), or equivalent, including Mathematics, English and a Science.

Overview of Business Unit

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats. 

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.


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