Do you have strong ICT and communication skills? Are you excited to undertake a range of routine admin support tasks? Then look no further than the Business Administration Apprentice role with Wightlink!
This is fantastic opportunity to provide administration support across a range of activities to the Engineering and Estates Department. As an Apprentice, you will be developing a range of solid transferable skills acting as a platform for your future career.
Maintaining accurate data using Microsoft and company specific software
Administration associated with engine and deck logbooks
Place callouts with contractors
Taking phone calls for colleagues and ensuring accurate information is passed on in a timely way
Compiling / checking information for reports
Setting up and maintaining appropriate filing systems
Assisting with department administration
Wightlink is an award-winning ferry operator, linking the Isle of Wight with Hampshire through three convenient ferry routes. They are experienced, carrying over 4.5 million passengers on more than 45,000 crossings every year. Wightlink have excellent facilities, with eight well-equipped ferries running on three convenient routes. They are striving for a greener future, with a hybrid-energy flagship ferry and a host of environmentally friendly initiatives.
Good literacy and numeracy skills
PC literate including the use of MS Word, Excel and Outlook
Committed to own development
Enthusiastic to learn about the business
Team player yet able to work independently
Able to confidently communicate and interact with others
Reliable in timekeeping and attendance; able to meet deadlines
Responsive to supervision
Enjoys administrative routine
Be able to handle meaningful responsibilities
Have a accurate and consistent work style
Be helpful and considerate of others
Be able to act on own initiative
Be a self-starter and able to ask for help when needed
GCSEs in maths and English with at least a grade C / 4 are required.
25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
Free onsite parking
Generous staff benefit package including travel and retail discounts
Work based pension
Employee Assistance Programme
Wightlink have a good track record of Apprentices staying within the company, therefore progression routes are possible.
Training to be provided
Training to be provided: Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard. You will complete a 15 month apprenticeship which includes 10 days at the PETA training centre in Cosham. You will be supported every 6 weeks with visits from your PETA Learning & Development Coach.
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