Data Analyst Apprentice - Wightlink

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Job Summary

Location: Portsmouth PO1 2LA
Salary per week: £192.30
Working hours: Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00 pm with 1 hour lunch
Applications in by: 30/12/2018
Interview Date: 04/01/2019
Job Code: AP30508

An exciting opportunity to join a local, forward thinking and fast growing organization within a Business Administration role.

If you are looking to join a company who fully support your own personal growth and have a keen interest in how to ensure the maintenance, repair and operating systems work and support the business, then this could be the job for you.

As a Maximo Data Analyst Apprentice your job role will be to support the department in maintaining, and updating records, certificates and planned maintenance systems.

We are the main link between the Isle of Wight and the mainland. Every year, we carry over 4.5 million passengers, making us one of the UK’s largest domestic ferry operators. We provide Island residents with an easy and frequent service to the mainland, as well as giving millions of holidaymakers a taste of Island life.

Crossings take approximately 22 minutes by FastCat and from 40 minutes by car ferry. And we operate three convenient routes and over 45,000 crossings a year. We are also dedicated to giving excellent customer service and the best facilities on board and at our Terminals.

As most people who travel to and from the Island do so with us, we are truly a part of Island life. We are proud to support IOW communities wherever we can, from sports sponsorship to local regeneration projects. And we offer Isle of Wight residents great value Multilink Pass tickets, making travel to the mainland easy and affordable.

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Duties will include:

To provide operational and administrative support to the MRO department.

  • Ensure that all information is administered correctly onto the system
  • To assist in the development of planned maintenance systems
  • To provide support to all internal system users
  • To draw up planned maintenance items and input into the system
  • To assist the Company Maximo Architect with development and change management
  • To compete training as and when required
  • To maintain a high standard of individual performance in terms of accuracy of data input/ analysis and effective written/oral communication skills
  • Maintain files and documentation
  • Any other administration tasks.

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic to learn and participate in the development of existing practices and procedures. He/she will possess the ability to communicate / interact confidently with representatives from both the internal and external environment.

Other information:

  • During the 15 month Apprenticeship programme you will complete a Level 3 Business Administration Apprenticeship Standard

Skills required:

  • Basic knowledge of proprietary computer packages, with particular emphasis on MS word and excel
  • Customer Care Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Awareness of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • Able to communicate clearly
  • Interest in planning
  • Interest in the overall running of a busy operational site

Personal qualities:

  • Focused
  • Confident
  • High standards in both self and at work
  • Results driven
  • Articulate
  • Presentable
  • Adaptable
  • Organised

Qualifications required:

  • Maths and English GCSE Grade 4/C or above


  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Free on site parking
  • Generous staff travel discount after probation period
  • Work Based Pension
  • Medical Insurance package

Future Prospects:

  • Long term career prospects are available following successful completion of the Apprenticeship Standard

Applications in by: 30/12/2018
Interview Date: 04/01/2019
Job Code: AP30508

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