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Apprentice Transformation and Programme Team Administrator

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £23,500 to £25,119 per annum (Grade D)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
12/06/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

An opportunity has arisen to join the Transformation & Programme Team delivering the project and programme governance oversight of the Corporate Programme of work across West Berkshire.

This role will be offered as a joint apprenticeship [20%] and practical work [80%] role, which will involve assisting in the provision of comprehensive administrative support to the Transformation and Programme Team in order to support the functions of Strategy, ICT & Governance.  The workload is varied and the postholder will be expected to work with colleagues to ensure the overall team priorities for the day are achieved.  The postholder will need to provide assistance in developing and supporting administrative, M365, PMM and other systems and processes that are Service-specific.

The role will require a high level of attention to detail around the input, capture, collation, verification and sharing of data and information relating to a variety of projects, programmes of work and BAU, for both the direct Transformation and Programme team, as well as for other teams and Members within the Council.

This post supports the administrative and systems technology functions for the Corporate Programme Office (CPO) team of 6 staff, plus a Digital Infrastructure team of 3 staff; all of whom fall under the core Transformation and Programme Team.

Individuals who enjoy technology, systems and attention to detail will be best suited for this challenging but rewarding role.

As part of this exciting opportunity, you’ll have the chance to undertake an 18-month Level 3 Business Administrator apprenticeship to further develop your skills Business administrator / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 28 days per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

Please contact Anita Stanbury anita.stanbury1@westberks.gov.uk to arrange an informal chat about this role.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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