14/09/2018 The Growth Company Manchester M21 7QP

Business Assurance Project Management Apprentice 30514 30514

  • Sector: business admin law
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: 20.499
  • Level: 3
  • Reference: 30514
Business Assurance Project Management Apprentice 30514

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About this opportunity

Great Places Housing Group are looking a Business Assurance Graduate to undertake a range of activities and will give the successful applicant the opportunity to visit all of the offices and schemes across the North of England.

A normal day would include:
• Working to an audit framework to identify any areas where we are not operating in line with our policies and procedures
• Visiting offices and schemes across the North of England to check that colleagues are delivering on our expectations
• Carrying out checks on data quality
• Highlighting any risks identified to colleagues and managers
• Analysing outcomes from site visits and writing reports on compliance
• Working with colleagues and managers to develop improvement plans
• Supporting the wider Business Assurance team and the Head of Business Assurance to develop plans for service improvement

Great Places Housing Group is a modern, forward-looking profit-for-purpose organisation. Our vision is to create great homes in great communities, which would not be achievable without the great people in Great Places’ workforce.

What you could go on to do:
This apprenticeship position will provide you with the opportunity to complete the required training to become a project manager. There may be opportunities for successful applicants to progress into a permanent role with the employer as a role of the Business Assurance team.

How you will be supported:
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role. The employer will also provide you with a workplace mentor to support your development within the role as well as lots of additional training and development opportunities and enable you to participate in a range of organisational projects to enhance the skills you develop even further.

What will happen next:
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be

What you should have to apply

• Undergraduate degree
Personal Qualities

• Positive and highly motivated
• A high level of attention to detail
• The ability to work well during periods of change or uncertainty
• Able to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
• Professional and value led with integrity, inclusivity and respect for diversity
• Commitment to work in partnership with others for the benefit of Great Places
• Ability to work flexibly and when needed outside normal working hours
• Ambitious with a personal drive to succeed

• Methodical approach to solving queries
• Ability to work on own initiative, but understand level of responsibility within the team
• Ability to interact with a wide range of people
• Ability to prioritise work and manage a number of tasks concurrently
• Ability to complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner when working under pressure
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Ability to work effectively with colleagues and other stakeholders to give information/find information/resolve problems
• Organisation and ability to time-manage work load
• Able to deliver a high standard of customer service
• The ability to develop and project a positive image of Great Places through personal, written and oral skills

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