Business & Project Support Apprentice – Ecology team

  • AECOM
  • Nottingham, UK
  • 10 May, 2018
Advanced Apprenticeship Business & Admin

Job Description

Salary : Competitive

Deadline : Ongoing

Locations : Nottingham

This opportunity has evolved due to an increase in workload and will provide exposure to projects across various sectors including government, energy, and transportation projects.

When an apprentice starts with us, we pair them with an experienced member of the team who will guide and mentor them through their initial period working on live projects.  Their initial role will support and assist our Technical Assistant within the ecology team on a wide variety of projects and tasks.

The successful candidate will work within a multi-disciplinary team based in the office with the potential to visit other offices as and when required. In addition good organisation and planning skills are also required to support a team which works safely and to a high technical standard.  The candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills as will be dealing with surveyors and clients on project work.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career, gaining valuable work experience, within an established and successful consultancy.

This role will combine work-based on-the-job training and learning with further studies and provides an opportunity to develop skills within a supporting environment which encourages challenge and collaborative behaviours.

Applicants must be willing to progress their career after an initial probationary period to undertake a day release course at an identified Further Education College to Business Administration Level 2.

No experience is necessary but the position is ideally suited to school leavers at either GCSE or A-Level standard (or equivalent) who can demonstrate:

  • Interested in Wildlife or Environmental works

  • Ability to record data efficiently and methodically with strong attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and report writing skills with computer skills in MSWord, MS Excel

  • A hard working and highly motivated  individual

  • Client focused with good interpersonal skills and team approach

  • Willing and able to visit other locations on company business (if necessary)

  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to continued education and improvement through participating in our approved training scheme

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or Scottish Standard Grade or Junior Certificate in Ireland) at level 4 above, including Mathematics & English

  • Creative, practical, adaptable and enthusiastic

AECOM invest heavily in the quality of our Apprentices and the development opportunities provided enabling learning from some of the most talented and renowned experts in their field whilst bringing fresh approaches and further diversifying our workforce.

AECOM provides the opportunity to develop professionally whilst working within a positive environment, where learning and development is actively promoted and supported.