Pearson Administrative Executive Support - Apprentice in Harlow, United Kingdom
Administrative Executive Support - Apprentice
Job title: AdministrativeExecutive Support
Reference no: 1707282
Applicationclosing date: 01/05/2017
AtPearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talentedteam who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life toturning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the waypeople learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an educationcommunity across the globe.
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Our mission is to develop a programme that will help Pearson, itsemployees and its managers to progress in their lives and careers through thehigh quality Apprenticeships that we at Pearson provide.
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As an integral part of the HigherEducation Service Delivery team, our Administrative Executive will workcollaboratively with all areas of the Service Delivery team to support growthin new digital products and services and to promote the relationship betweenour internal teams and enabling functions.
Responsible for organisingand supporting administrative activities
Organise and support keycustomer and senior management team meetings/seminars
Support management team innavigating their way through complex systems and assist in trouble shootingwhen there are Pearson-wide challenges with systems implementation
Organise and maintain keydocuments on the internal electronic filing system
Assist with arranginginternal and external meetings and functions that the Leadership are involvedin
Research and obtain keypieces of information or undertake adhoc project work in order to enable theExecutive Director or other senior management team members to fulfil theirroles or project objectives
Develop and implement newadministrative systems, such as record management
Coordinating the payment ofexperts and suppliers
Creating and circulating newproject records for key decision makers
Retrieving and circulatingdata from in house information systems
Managing selected digitalcontent assembly and upload to internal websites
Providing additional project support wider service deliverynetwork
Essential Experience & Qualifications
Extensive working knowledge of computer packages including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet Explorer.
Able to work unsupervised on own initiative with the ability to prioritise, multi-task and deliver competing tasks under tight deadlines.
Able to write clear and accurate correspondence, minutes and papers appropriately tailored to the audience.
A confident and approachable communicator able to interact with people at all levels (internally and externally) appropriately via email, letter, telephone and face to face.
Strong analytical skills. Able to evaluate and interpret information to form judgments and make recommendations for action.
Deal with issues of a confidential/delicate nature in a courteous and diplomatic manner.
Enthusiastic, energetic and customer focused team player.
Effective time management and organisational skills.
Flexible and adaptable team member who can perform well in a fast paced and sometimes pressurised environment.
Flexibility and adaptability to changing workloads;
Problem-solving skills and project management ability;
Good team-working and management skills.
Business Administration Apprenticeship Framework – Level 3 (Advanced)
During the Apprenticeship, the post holder will work towards gaining Advanced Level 3 qualifications in Business Administration through work based learning.
As part of the training for the advanced Business Administration Apprenticeship you'll complete:
Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration
Level 3 Certificate in Business Administration
Level 2 Functional Skills in English and mathematics
We offer a competitive salary for all our apprenticeships.
Primary Location: GB-GB-Harlow
Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Edinburgh Gate Edinburgh Gate Burnt Mill Harlow CM20 2JE
Job: Office Support
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Apprenticeship
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Apr 13, 2017