• Apprentice Business Administrator (Level 3) - Burghfield Site, Project M

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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain has been improving the lives of people through infrastructure since 1865. We have built airports, petrochemical plants, waste treatment works and schools – creating the building blocks of modern life and improving the quality of life of the people who use them. Some of our recent projects include the £400m redevelopment project at London Bridge Station, the HS2 railway line linking London to the East Midlands and the Thames Tideway Tunnel which is an under-construction 25km tunnel which will provide capture, storage and conveyance of almost all the combined raw sewage and rainwater discharges that currently overflow into the river.


    Project M provides a facility which will maintain the UK’s continuous at sea nuclear deterrent. Costain have been brought in by the client, AWE Plc, as Construction Manager on the £1.75bn contract which is expected to complete in 2022. Costain took over the role of Principle Contractor in July 2017 and manage and co-ordinate the clients designers, implementation contractors and suppliers to deliver a fully mature delivery programme. Costain have a team of c.130 professionals who are working as an integrated delivery team with the Intelligent customer.

    What will I be doing?


    • Manage meeting room bookings including ensuring meeting rooms are functional and appropriately equipped
    • Arranging travel and hotel bookings
    • Provide flexible support in-line with emerging priorities and challenges
    • Undertake general office duties as required i.e. printing, photocopying
    • Learn admin-supporting duties to meetings i.e. note taking, agenda preparation, collating meeting papers

    About you

    We will track your progress and performance for 3 years and during your apprenticeship you will get:

    • On-going support and reviews from L&D advisor and training provider
    • 6 monthly pay increases based on performance and attendance
    • Options to attend career events and promote the business
    • Training in line with your qualification to help personal development
    • Option to progress onto further apprenticeship (funded by Costain) upon completion of 1st apprenticeship (subject to meeting requirements)

    About you

    • Have the equivalent of 5 GCSEs, grades A*-C or 9-4, including Maths, Science and English
    • Be organised and able to work well to deadlines
    • Have the ability to do many things and be able to choose what is the most important
    • Be interested in getting it right the first time
    • Be interested in the latest technology
    • Be able to work well within a team and equally on your own
    • Have excellent communication skills

    What do you get:

    • 25 days holiday
    • Health Assessments - every two years free of charge
    • Bupa – subsidised rate for first 3 years of employment – after this Costain covers this for the employer
    • Cycle to work scheme – salary sacrifice
    • Laptop and Mobile Phone
    • Excellent training and development opportunities
    • Subsidised Gym membership with Virgin Active
    • Employer Assistance Programme - 24/7 support service, offers range of free support and information. Free for employer, family & friends
    • Free eye test for those using visual aids
    • Excellent pension scheme (auto-enrolled by employer)


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