• 02/09/2024
  • £18,000 (Increasing to £21,000 in Year 2)
  • Apprenticeship - Advanced apprenticeship: level 3
  • Jessop Way, Newark NG24 2ER
New Product Development Assistant - Advanced Business Admin Apprentice - Job Ref: New Product Development Assistant - Advanced Business Admin Apprentice

We have Business administrators across the organisation who develop, implement, maintain, and improve administrative services.  Our administrators contribute to the efficiency of our organisation, through support of functional areas, working across teams and resolving issues as requested. The flexibility and responsiveness required by the role will allow the apprentice to develop a wide range of skills

What will the apprentice be doing?

Essentially, the responsibilities of the role are to support and engage with specific parts of the organisation and interact with internal and/or external customers, with a focus on adding value, but the real flavour of the job will come from the team you are working with – In this role, working as an NPD Assistant, you will be working with our Development Team!  You will communicate with multiple teams across the business, support customer visits, and complete administrative tasks to support all aspects of the product development cycle.

You will be expected to undertake the role efficiently and with integrity – showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills and decision-making skills. 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This is a 2-year programme, during which time you will undertake the Level 3 Advanced Business Administrator standard

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of your programme, if you have successfully completed your apprenticeship and achieved the performance targets we have set for you, you are guaranteed a permanent role with us.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Proactive
  • Problem solving skills
  • Team working
  • Initiative
  • Decision-making


  • GCSE or equivalent in English and maths + three others (Grade 9 – 4 or A*- C) essential




Working week

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

Total hours per week: 37.5

Expected duration

2 years

Apprenticeship standard

Level 3 Advanced Business Administrator

Employer's application instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Closing Date – 

31st March 2024

Job Ref: New Product Development Assistant - Advanced Business Admin Apprentice

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