Business Administration Apprentice

University of Nottingham
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
£15,842 per annum
16 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
15 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Social Sciences
Location:     University Park
Salary:     £15,842 per annum 
Closing Date:     Wednesday 15 May 2019
Reference:     APP134519

As part of its ambitious Research Strategy, the University has made a significant investment in its research capacity and capability through six £multi-million cross-disciplinary Beacons of Excellence (Beacons). 
This role is part of the Rights Lab, a Beacon that is delivering research to help end contemporary slavery and is attached to the Faculty of Social Sciences. The Rights Lab is home to the world's leading contemporary slavery experts and is delivering the world's first large-scale research platform for ending slavery. The Sustainable Development Goals call for an end to slavery by 2030.  

The Rights Lab is looking to recruit a Business Administration Apprentice, based Highfield House, on the University Park campus in Nottingham to support its work.  

This role will be primarily focused on providing administrative support across the Rights Lab in order to ensure the smooth running of the administrative processes of the Beacon. This role will help support the existing experienced administrative team in running a busy office. 

Throughout the programme, support is provided by Professional Development and the person appointed will be allocated a mentor within the Rights Lab. On the job training and support will be given to the successful applicant to enable them to gain the skills and knowledge required.  You will look after the general office tidiness and supplies, and gain skills, experience and confidence in working as part of a friendly dedicated team in delivering administrative support and event management to our large team of Research Associates and Academics. 

The Rights Lab will provide you with good administration experience and potential to progress. 

During your time at the University, you will be able to take part in a wide range of University activities. The University offers a range of benefits, including discounted bus and train travel for employees.

The position is available now and is full-time, fixed- term for 18 months. We expect that the selection process, including interviews, will be held immediately after the closing date. 

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Jacqui Clay, tel: 0115 82 83072 or email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. 
Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

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