Apprentice Business Administrator

South East England

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Vacancy title
Apprentice Business Administrator
Administration/Secretarial, Apprenticeship
Contract type
Full time permanent
South East England

Baker Hicks provides a managed service for a major Defence Contractors Configuration Management function. Based on the client's sites, we provide support to Document Management and administration / CAD / BIM / Surveying / Tooling with a team of approximately 70 people.

As part of the growth of the service, we have identified the need for an office trainee.  The role will provide general project administration and document control support to all disciplines and department managers and to assist in the smooth and effective running of the Managed Service.



  • Support the CAD, BIM, Survey & Document Control teams in day-to-day administration activities, for example scheduling meetings, booking rooms or resources, producing and distribution of meeting minutes, scanning of mark-up prints, loading of drawings into document management system.
  • Printing and plotting of drawings and preparation of drawing packs for issue.
  • Assist with the production and collation of monthly service delivery reports
  • Assist in the collection of & processing of weekly timesheet data to align with client application requirements
  • Answer Phones and take messages for the team members whilst they are away from the office
  • Assist with the preparation of material for training or communication events
  • General office duties
  • Working with the team to continually improve the service, its delivery by means of best practice, new techniques and initiatives to drive improvement and efficiency
  • Provide support to the office manager in the creation of Works Authorisation Documents (WADS)



  • Good standard of education at GCSE level or above with a minimum of 5 GCSEs grade C or above (or equivalent) including Maths and English
  • Training will be provided in all aspects of Business Administration
  • Upon completion of the program, you will be awarded a Level 3 certification in Business Administration, which holds the equivalent value of an A Level certification
  • Must be willing to complete security clearance to SC level and potentially up to DV level.


At BakerHicks, we are committed to helping you achieve your career aspirations. You will have numerous opportunities within the company for both lateral and vertical progression

Upon completing the apprenticeship, you can continue to develop yourself by enrolling in Level 4 up to Degree Level. We are here to support you every step of the way


About BakerHicks

We’ve been innovating in design, engineering and project delivery since 1957 and operate from 14 locations for a truly European reach. For more about our company story, see: About | BakerHicks.

BakerHicks. A Morgan Sindall Group company.


Whatever your discipline, you’ll be alongside some of the most talented people in the industry. Our network of offices are appealing, friendly and comfortable spaces, easily accessible by car or public transport. And our salary and benefits packages are some of the best in the industry. What you get will depend on what you do, with individual performance-related rewards also on offer in addition to:

  • Up to 6% matched contributory pension plan
  • Life assurance scheme
  • 25 days annual leave plus ability to buy additional leave
  • Discount scheme (including gym membership, mobile phones etc)
  • Flexible working
  • Family friendly policies
  • Employee assistance
  • Professional development


BakerHicks is an equal opportunity employer. We care about creating an inclusive atmosphere and are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion throughout.  


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