Business Administration Apprentice

The QCS Business Administration Apprentice will primarily support the Employee Experience Manager with administration tasks related to HR and facilities management. The apprentice will also be deployed to other departments in the business on an as needed basis. This opportunity is Business Administration Level 2 or Level 3, depending on experience.

The key accountabilities:

  • General administrative support for the Employee Experience department and the PeopleHR software system. 
  • Inbound mail, outbound postage and distribution of parcels. 
  • Manage the fruit delivery, distribute fruit and check weekly invoices. 
  • Keep stationary supplies tidy and order supplies as needed. 
  • Keep meeting rooms tidy and prepare them for guests. 
  • Manage storage cupboard – support IT and Marketing to ensure items in there are relevant and tidy. 
  • Errands and tasks for the CEO. 
  • Deployment to other departments as needed for errands, tasks and projects

The skills we require:

  • IT literate with excellent MS Office Suite skills and a general interest in using software. 
  • Is friendly, polite and open to meeting new people and building relationships. 
  • Demonstrates good time keeping habits. 
  • Can work unsupervised.
  • Can self-schedule and communicate time-scales.

The behaviours we ask of the Business Administration Apprentice:

Reputation for excellence - Being passionate about the QCS brand.  Committed in heart and mind.  Striving towards a reputation inside and outside QCS for excellence.   

Easy to work with - Be known for making things happen through great service.  Having a supportive and approachable manner where our first response is ‘yes, we can make it happen’ and make it easy for customers and colleagues to understand what we do and how we add value. 

Teamwork - Demonstrate the ability and desire to work cooperatively with others.  

Accountability - Having the courage to be responsible for the decisions made, being bold and challenging the way we do things all the time, with a view to making us succeed and being accountable for results. 

Personal Discipline - Keeping a schedule and organised work day, respecting deadlines and managing time effectively. 

Proactivity - Acting in advance of a situation, taking control and making things happen. Proactive people generally do not need to be asked to act, or do they require detailed instruction. 

Curiosity - Future-focused, inquisitive and open-minded; seeks out evolving and innovative ways to add value to the organisation.