Business Administration Apprentice 

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Business Administration Apprentice 

Unit 79 Ty Rheoli, Mochdre Industrial Estate,  Newtown SY16 4LE

An exciting opportunity to join Control Techniques (Nidec Drives), the role will cover a wide range of duties supporting teams such as HR, Procurement & Purchasing as well as the Project Management Office (PMO).  You will have the chance to rotate around varying departments  and after the first year they will be able to settle into one business administration team.  

Summary of Role

You will be preparing for a career in Business Administration by learning the necessary skills and gaining experience. The apprentice will be responsible for learning and developing practical skills, participating in classes and other relevant learning experiences onsite or offsite. The individual will be required to observe all health and safety codes, completing tasks and assignments as well as delivering presentations to staff and other stakeholders as necessary.  


Business Admin: Procurement and Purchasing 

  • Assist in auditing of documents and contracts of terms 
  • Assist in building relationships with organizational networks and external vendors for procurement 
  • Assist in reviewing records to see if work processes and procedures are effective. 
  • Gather list of sellers in line with selection process.  
  • Operate new technologies and software
  • Support procurement activities based on product specifications and customer needs.

 Business Admin: Project Management Office 

  • Scheduling meetings within the PMO and for projects and project managers and taking minutes during meetings 
  • Maintaining tasks and issue logs for the projects they support 
  • Supporting the completion of cost and time sheets for projects and recording project purchases 
  • Assist with updating project schedules and plans when changes are agreed  
  • Assist with keeping records and handling the documentation that projects produce and entering the data needed to generate PMO reports. 
  • Communicating across the office, projects and project stakeholders with information requests, schedule updates and reports. 

 Business Admin: HR Office 

  • Assist HR with the process of recruiting – setting appointments, meeting rooms etc. 
  • Compiling and maintaining paper, digital and electronic employee records, including holiday, and sickness leave. 
  • Supporting HR related training programs, workshops and seminars 
  • Entering employee data into computer database 
  • Support logistics for new hires 
  • Any other duties as deemed fit.

Personal Qualities: 

  •  Enjoy new challenges.  
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Approachable and ready to listen. 
  • Enthusiastic to develop. 
  • Trustworthy and reliable 
  • Team player with excellent work ethic. 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines. 
  • Ability to work on your own initiative. 

Additional Information

The salary will be £21,000 it will be a 3 year learning contract.
You will study level 2 business administration with Cambrian Training in the first year then progress to a level 3 program there after.

Control Techniques is a drive manufacturing company and we have been designing and manufacturing quality variable speed drives for electric motors since 1973. Our drives are used by customers worldwide for commercial and industrial applications (e.g. Elevators, Robotics, Rollercoasters, and much more).
What we can offer you…
A strong focus on progression, in a safe and supportive environment for you to work and grow, it’s a place where, if you have the ambition, the possibilities are endless.  Training and career development are high on our priority list, and we will support you from the start of your apprenticeship right through to completion, with the potential for full time employment thereafter.

Qualifications required:

Good standard of education.  Maths and English GCSE preferable

Apprenticeship course:
Level 2 Apprenticeship in Business and Administration

Salary £21,000 per annum paid monthly.

37.5 hours per week

Interview arrangements:
Face to face interview to be carried out at Control Techniques.

Please send a covering email and your CV to

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