Apprentice (Business Development)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
10/03/2021 23:59
£153.55 per week (£4.15 per hour) NMW in second year for 19+
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Employment Location:
Your normal place of work is Meadowfield Depot. However, you may be required to work at any council workplace within County Durham.
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Closing date:
10 Mar
Further Information

The three year role will develop the skills and competencies of the post holder to assist in the provision of a business development services provided on behalf of the Building and Facilities Service (B&FM). It is envisaged after a period of orientation that the Apprentice will be assigned work in any of the B&FM Service areas. The post holder will work with Operational staff, contractors and customers. All as assigned by the Business Development Apprentice’s Mentor and appropriate to the post holder’s level of competency.

The apprentice will help support the marketing function of the team, prepare tender submissions, help with finance and performance reporting and the ICT systems looking to help improve the overall business effectiveness of the team.

The apprentice will study towards the Improvement Technician Level 3 standard then progress onto Improvement Practitioner Level 4 standard during the apprenticeship.

Required Qualifications:
Either have or expect to achieve 4 GCSE’s including Maths and English Language grades A-C/9-4 or Level 2 in Maths and English (or equivalent).

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact John Hallam, Business Development Manager on tel. no. 03000 269184 or email john.hallam@durham.gov.uk

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on tel. no. 03000 263154 / 266148 / 264469 / 264086 or email PESREG@durham.gov.uk

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.