QA Ltd (Apprenticeships)

16 job(s) at QA Ltd (Apprenticeships)

QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
We are a multi-sector recruitment agency supplying in excess of 2000 temporary workers. The sectors they work in include public sector, care. Manufacturing, engineering and construction. The environment is hard working yet fun with a strong team ethic helping that. We are seeking a hard working apprentice to join their team due to excellent growth. The role will be working in a busy sales office supporting the team of consultants. My client is a multi-sector recruitment agency working throughout Scotland. Seeking a hard working apprentice to join their team due to excellent growth. The role will be working in a busy sales office supporting the team of consultants. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator, be able to cope under pressure and have strong organisational skills. Key Responsibilities: - Managing and organising the temporary the administration to support the temporary consultants - Checking registration documents have been completed correctly - Scanning registration docs onto the system - Formatting CVs - Reference checks - Answering the phone and transferring calls/taking accurate messages - Reception cover when required Required Skills: - Good communication skills - Good customer service skills - A team player - Someone proactive with a good attitude towards learning - Positive attitude Additional Information: - Monday - Friday, 8am - 4pm Important Information "QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce." Benefits: - 25 holiday days per year - 8 bank holidays - Private healthcare on completion of on years' service - Cycle to work scheme
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Surrey, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
The award-winning Newmarket Holidays is one of the UK's largest independently-owned specialist tour operators and looks after the arrangements of tens of thousands of clients each year to a wide range of destinations throughout the UK, across Europe and beyond. We employ over two-hundred people, the majority of whom are based at our Wallington (Surrey) offices. Currently looking for a passionate and energetic individual for a role. The candidate will have at least 5 GCSE's (C and above) including Maths and English and excited to begin an IT career. Responsibilities of the Technology Service Desk Apprentice: - With appropriate training, instruction and guidance, the apprentice will assist in responding to all incoming IT and telephony requests for Newmarket's busy office and field-based team. - In this newly-created role the apprentice will learn from skilled colleagues how to provide excellent first line telephone. - E-mail and face-to-face support to our users. Support encompasses a wide range of mainstream bespoke applications on thin client, desktop PC, Mac, tablet, VoIP telephony and mobile telephony devices. Requirements of the Technology Service Desk Apprentice: Applicants should have a keen interest in working within a Service Desk/IT support function in a technical environment. - Must be passionate about providing excellent customer service - Using good written and verbal communication - Interpersonal and organisation skills. - Applicants should also have sound problem-solving and troubleshooting skills with a methodical approach - Possess the aptitude and desire to learn quickly - Develop technical and professional qualifications within the role via Newmarket's apprenticeship training provider and on-the-job. Benefit: - Our team members enjoy an array of benefits including: - discounted holidays - pension scheme - training - discounted gym membership - work-life balance - cycle to work scheme - childcare vouchers - various discounts with local businesses including cafes and restaurants Additional Information: - Here at Newmarket we operate a smart casual dress code (no jeans or trainers unless it's Dress Down Friday!). Daily working hours: - Monday to Friday, 9-5, 35 hrs p/w (due to the nature of the role some out of hours work may be required)
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is a full-service, pure-play asset management group, focused on meeting the worldwide investment needs of institutions, private investors and the advisers who serve them. Formed in 1983, we operate in 25 countries, managing assets of £302.7 billion as at 31 December 2016. Listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1991, we are one of Europe's largest public, pure-play investment managers. We manage investment across the full spectrum of asset classes and geographic markets - including equities, fixed income, property and alternative assets. Based in or close to the markets in which we invest, we are dedicated to first-hand research to deliver the investment returns that enable our clients to achieve their financial goals. Role Summary: Through our Apprentice programme Aberdeen have an excellent opportunity for a School / College leaver who is looking to establish a career within the asset management Industry. This two year Fixed term role is to help the management team who run the Distribution division which includes: - Business Development - our sales people - Marketing - the team who run events, sponsorship and help the sales teams advertise to potential clients - Client Service - who look after our clients on an ongoing basis - Specialist distribution - which includes lots of people including the team who create presentations which are used by the sales people as well as technical people who are specialists at selling different types of asset classes. The division looks after all the asset classes which Aberdeen manages money for including Equities, Fixed Income, Property, Multi Asset, Alternatives (which includes Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Infrastructure, Property Multi Manager) and Quantitative Investing. Distribution is overseen by a management team called the Distribution Executive Team (DET). The main responsibility of the role will be to contribute to and support the DET who oversee global sales, marketing, client service and specialist distribution. The role will be varied, including assisting senior managers, coordinating with other internal teams and producing quality work in the form of communications, presentations and meeting notes. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary. Main Duties - Support the DET with a range of administrative requests - Use Salesforce (our system used by the sales team to track their activity), maybe even becoming a super user - Prepare communications to the division, both in the form of a monthly email newsletter and presentations - Coordinate with other internal teams including the Chief Executive Officer's office, Press Office and Public Affairs - Administrative support for the team, including distributing mail, processing invoices & tracking payments - Provide analysis of industry trends and products - Coordination and attendance of internal and external meetings and following up action items - Complete regular management reports for internal distribution Qualities/ requirements - Strong communication and interpersonal skills: both verbal and written - High motivation and enthusiasm - Attention to detail - Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a new environment - Willingness to learn - Ability to work well within a team environment and also on own initiative - Competent with Microsoft Office programmes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Qualifications - Educated to at least A Level or equivalent level Other Important Information Working hours - 9am-5:30pm, 37.5 hour per week
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) London, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions and governments in more than 200 countries to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. As Visa develops new and exciting digital and payment technologies, the company has launched a network of Innovation Centers around the world. The new Center in London joins a global network of Innovation Centers and design hubs located in technology hotspots, including; Berlin, Dubai, Miami, San Francisco, Singapore, Sao Paulo and Tel Aviv. Job description Whether you aspire to be an inspiring manager, savvy marketer, creative designer or financial wizard, you'll make your mark at Visa dreaming up new ideas and gaining exposure to some of the most advanced tech in the industry, as we turn wearables, devices and even cars into new ways to pay -everywhere you go. Main Responsibilities Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Be part of exciting teams to work on projects - Interact and influence leaders, customers and suppliers - Work on a broad range of activities in a variety of departments - Plan, schedule and monitor own work within limited deadline - Apply technical information by using various applications and tools Qualities/ requirements Visa is a diverse community of disruptors, trailblazers and risk-takers who are fascinated by new technology and want to be empowered to change the way business is done. We've been challenging the status quo in the payments industry from day one, as the first to introduce credit, debit and prepaid cards globally. You will be part of an incredible team helping drive economic growth in the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers. - Business savvy - Creative - Ambitious Qualification requirements 7 GCSE's A*-C including Maths & English language, plus 3 A Levels at grade B or above in any discipline Other Important Information Working hours - 9.30am - 5.30pm The Visa apprenticeship is split into four six-month placements, followed by two longer placements to allow you to specialise in an area of your choice that meets business needs. Placements may include but are not limited to areas such as Marketing, Strategy, Customer Engagement, Risk & Compliance, Product Solutions, HR and Corporate Communications. On successful completion of the programme you will be awarded a BSc Hons degree qualification, debt-free. What you will be doing as a Management apprentice. You will be part of an incredible team helping drive economic growth in the most remote parts of the world, creatively moving the industry forward and doing meaningful work that brings financial literacy and digital commerce to millions of unbanked and underserved consumers. Through the apprenticeship you will gain skills and knowledge to develop and organise strategy, create marketing and sales plans, manage budgets, projects, and approaches to innovation and digital technologies that impact the organisation. Benefits - Starting salary £18.5K plus potential to earn bonus - 25 days annual leave - Study leave - SMART benefits, e.g. gym subsidy, travel insurance, medical cover and many more - Great office location, restaurant and other facilities
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Redditch, Worcestershire, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description My client specialise in designing and manufacturing professional lighting equipment. They currently employ over 600 people and their products are sold throughout the world. The Group Management team are passionate about developing the business for the benefit of the shareholders, employees and customers. They have an existing Apprenticeship program in place with the capability to develop their staff to a high level. Job description They are currently looking for an IT Support Apprentice to provide help-desk support as well as supporting with infrastructure projects. Provide 1st line support to computer users within the firm, log / update helpdesk tickets & work closely with the IT team on infrastructure project work. Responsibilities - Provide first line support for all users - Maintain a hardware inventory - Maintain a professional presence to enhance the quality and reputation of both the department and the company - Assist users in resolving any IT issues through guidance (telephone, email or in person) - Monitor any harmful attacks such as viruses & Spyware and take preventative steps where possible to minimise disruption - Maintain adequate stock for printer consumables - Generally undertake such duties deemed necessary by the IT Manager as and when appropriate Qualities/ essential requirements - Good communication skills and telephone manner - Well organised - A proactive approach and acts on initiative - problem solver - Resilient - Capable of performing - both in reactive and proactive environments - Capable of working on own initiative - Self-disciplined - Aptitude to pick up new areas and learn new skills to support the business as it changes Desired Qualification - Ideally 5 GCSE Grades (C and above) or equivalent, including Maths and English Working days/hours Monday to Friday, 8.30am - 5.00pm Benefits Potential for a full time role at the end of the Level 3 Apprenticeship, with a full salary review, as well as further accredited training from QA Apprenticeships.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Guildford, Guildford, Surrey, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
This is a fantastic entry-point IT Software position to join a friendly and vibrant office environment across two companies. Apply now! You will be working for... The market leader in Mobile Enterprise Solutions. Based in a picturesque country farm just outside Guildford, the company is experiencing exceptional growth since its formation in 2012 and is now used by many of the UK's largest service organisations such as Civica, Kier Environmental, Serco and Biffa. The successful candidate will have a chance to work in IT and be part of companies that deal with IT to managing waste collection and mobile development platforms. Be part of QA's 10k in tech and add yourself to the UK's tech explosion! Responsibilities of the IT Development Apprentice: Joining a business of forty people, you will have hands on exposure to our development, testing, operations and service desk teams. You will report to the Chief Technology Officer and have day to day exposure to the Management Team and experienced professionals across the business. - You will not only be exposed to a wide cross section of IT disciplines but you will also gain first-hand experience in the day-to-day running of a business, sales, marketing, consultancy and finance. - You won't be just observing, you will be doing. Hands on, making a difference whilst learning and growing as a professional, developing skills that will form the foundations for your career to come.We have a great team spirit, where we all 'pitch in' to get the job done and encourage our staff to apply innovative ideas to take the company to the next level. - The working environment is high energy and fun. We try hard to make sure everyone loves to come to work. We have regular team away days and social outings. - Business Dress is Smart Casual. Requirements of the IT Development Apprentice: We are looking for candidates who can clearly demonstrate: - A passion to learn about a wide variety of technologies and how to apply them in the real world. - The ability to follow procedures and instructions. - The ability to think creatively and problem solve. - A calm, methodical and detailed approach to work undertaken.Initiative, a responsibility for their own work. - The ability to contribute to a team and wider knowledge sharing across the organization. - A focus on customer service, understanding needs and making sure requirements are met. - Strong communication skills, written and oral. Qualifications Structured around the development you will gain as part of you NVQ qualification, we will provide experience across the range of functions within the IT team.Your programme will follow a route, such as the one outlined below. Month 1 - Introduction, orientation, and application training. The basics. Months 2,3 & 4 - Testing, Service Desk, IT processes and Implementation (learning how to use our products and how our customers use our products). Months 5,6 & 7 - Operations, Networking and Sales.Months 8,9 & 10 - DevOps, hosted environments, HyperV, SQL, and marketing Months 11,12 & 13 - Backend, web and mobile app development, API (REST and SOAP), change control and best practice. Months 14 to 17 - Apprentice chosen area of interest. Benefit: Previous apprentices have secured permanent roles within the company. For a motivated and talented individual, we aim to create a role at the end of the programme that fits their unique skill set and offers them long term development as they progress in their career.
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is a full-service, pure-play asset management group, focused on meeting the worldwide investment needs of institutions, private investors and the advisers who serve them. Formed in 1983, we operate in 25 countries, managing assets of £302.7 billion as at 31 December 2016. Listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1991, we are one of Europe's largest public, pure-play investment managers. We manage investment across the full spectrum of asset classes and geographic markets - including equities, fixed income, property and alternative assets. Based in or close to the markets in which we invest, we are dedicated to first-hand research to deliver the investment returns that enable our clients to achieve their financial goals. Role Summary: The RFP function within the Aberdeen Distribution team works closely with the sales teams, client directors and consultant relations teams covering the UK, Europe and Middle East. The team presents an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to these areas of the business and to gain a wealth of knowledge about Aberdeen and the products we manager. The team is organised into two functions: RFP (new business tenders and questionnaires) and Presentations. This role will provide support to the whole team by assisting in the completion RFP's, questionnaires, online consultant databases and presentations utilising internal departments and systems. Main Duties - Responding to RFPs, questionnaires and presentations from investment consultants, existing clients and prospective clients on behalf of the Aberdeen business development teams - Maintenance of the consultant databases (online websites with information on Aberdeen products) on behalf of the Aberdeen consultant relations team - Maintenance of the Aberdeen CV database eg requesting and uploading CVs - Providing administrative support to the team - Liaising with internal departments such as sales, performance and legal to obtain information to complete tasks such as RFPs, client requests Qualities/ requirements - Strong communication and interpersonal skills: both verbal and written - High motivation and enthusiasm - Attention to detail - Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a new environment - Willingness to learn - Ability to work well within a team environment and also on own initiative - Competent with Microsoft Office programmes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Qualifications - Educated to at least A Level or equivalent level Other Important Information Working hours - 9am-5:30pm, 37.5 hour per week
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is a full-service, pure-play asset management group, focused on meeting the worldwide investment needs of institutions, private investors and the advisers who serve them. Formed in 1983, we operate in 25 countries, managing assets of £302.7 billion as at 31 December 2016. Listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1991, we are one of Europe's largest public, pure-play investment managers. We manage investment across the full spectrum of asset classes and geographic markets - including equities, fixed income, property and alternative assets. Based in or close to the markets in which we invest, we are dedicated to first-hand research to deliver the investment returns that enable our clients to achieve their financial goals. Role Summary: Aberdeen offers an excellent opportunity for a School / College leaver, looking to establish a career within the Asset Management Industry, working in our UK Wholesale, Sales Support team. The UK Sales Support function supports the UK Wholesale distribution team. Reporting to the Head of team, this candidate will provide support to Business Development team members whose primary role is to represent Aberdeen Asset Management with the firm's external clients. This role is a 24 month fixed term contract apprenticeship and as part of the apprenticeship the candidate will sit a Level 3 apprenticeship in Business Admin. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job requirements, management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary. Main Duties - Provide the team with information support and produce presentations/sales materials - following up on client meeting action points - Coordination of both internal and client meetings - Managing prioritisation of and reporting on sales leads - Support sales team members whilst they are out seeing clients - Complete Salesforce entries and ensure accurate record keeping is maintained - Assist with marketing campaigns for new business initiatives - Create regular and ad hoc management reports for internal distribution Qualities/ requirements - Strong communication and interpersonal skills: both verbal and written - High motivation and enthusiasm - Attention to detail - Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a new environment - Willingness to learn - Ability to work well within a team environment and also on own initiative - Competent with Microsoft Office programmes: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Qualifications - Educated to at least A Level or equivalent level Other Important Information Working hours - 9am-5:30pm, 37.5 hour per week
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Bedford, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is an innovative leading provider and developer of affordable housing and related services in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire, managing almost 12,000 properties. Job Description We anticipate that the programme will be flexible to meet the objectives of the organisation in a changing climate. Many aspects of the apprenticeship can be led by the apprentice to meet their own personal interests and strengths in order to make this experience as valuable as possible for them. Duties/ Responsibilities - Assist with the Group digital presence - To learn how to edit and add content to our digital services and ensure it is accurate and up-to-date - Assist the Web and Digital Development Manager to develop and adopt new methods of digital customer interaction - Help to identify areas of the business where digital delivery could directly inform the customers and develop realistic solutions - Support with the development, implementation and management of the Digital Delivery strategy - Ensuring the websites, intranets and other digital communications are current and accurate - Ensuring content is managed with regard to relevance and customer requirements - Working closely with the Communications team to develop the websites and other digital communications to promote the Group and its subsidiary associations - Ensuring User Experience (UX) is identified and solutions designed according to the relevant audience and delivery method - Understanding business processes and development requirements when implementing digital projects and marketing schemes - Tracking and reporting SEO results across platforms - Managing the tracking and reporting of the customer journey using Google Analytics - Maintaining and developing the company website and other digital media to improve SEO ranking and data capture - Development of our digital services utilising CMS tools such as Wordpress, graphic software and HTML and CSS code - Constantly review the use of the website / intranet other communication methods and research ways of improving digital communication and interaction with customers, staff and stakeholders - Ensuring managers are aware of the capabilities of online systems / information and conduct training as required - Helping to develop and maintain a Digital Delivery Strategy across the group - Carry out any other duties appropriate to this post, as necessary or as requested Qualities / essential requirements: - Enthusiastic and willing attitude to learn - Ability to follow procedures and work to deadlines - Computer Literate, ability to type and good numeracy skills - An awareness of HTML, CSS, Wordpress, MS Office, Photoshop or similar - Familiarity of with Social Media platforms - Ability to maintain clear, concise records - Ability to organise and prioritise work - Excellent communication skills - Understanding of and commitment to the principles and practices of equality and diversity - Flexible approach to hours worked and work content - Must be able to travel effectively and efficiently to our sites Desired Qualifications Must have A-Levels Other information Hours of work - 8.45am - 5pm Monday - Friday Benefits - Great opportunity for someone to join an ever-expanding organisation. - On successful completion, you may be offered a permanent position. - Working with an experienced team will give you lots to learn. Important Information "QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce."
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Northumberland, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description We are committed to enabling businesses take advantage of the latest technologies whilst eliminating expensive lock-in to service providers. We are experts in removing the overheads associated with monolithic, expensive and obstructive legacy IT contracts and services by focusing on digital transformation that encompasses simplicity, sustainability, security and mobility. Job Description This is an exceptional opportunity for a tech enthusiastic apprentice to be a valued member of the team, and be trained as an IT support technician. Opportunities to progress in the company to field technician could be available after the apprenticeship is completed. Duties/ Responsibilities As the person on the front line, you'll be involved in supporting our clients' IT infrastructure and applications on a day-to-day basis. This will give you an insight into a wide variety of technologies and gain a great understanding of how our customers work. You will be part of a team that have the opportunity to influence and contribute to implementing continuous improvements to the way in which we work. - Resolving queries - Problem solving - Providing technical assistance - Maintaining ICT equipment - Installing and configuring hardware - Resolving faults - Upgrading or replacement of equipment as needed Qualities / essential requirements: - Good attention to detail - Motivated - A passion for learning - Team work - Excellent communication skills - Problem solving skills - Passion for technology Desired Qualifications 3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above Other information 37.5 hrs per week Important Information "QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce."
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
The core capabilities of the company are reflected in its brands, its supply chain expertise, the Group's software platforms and the interconnectivity of all of these elements. The core capabilities of the company are reflected in its brands, its supply chain expertise, the Group's software platforms and the interconnectivity of all of these elements. We're looking to add to our growing development team. Apprentices will be active members of the team and should not only have a flair for creativity but also the drive, motivation and desire to help the rest of the team liaise with our Brand partners. Working alongside the team to resolve problems and find solutions for our brand partners to everyday problems they may face. This is from how to use our internal software through to liaising with different departments to find working outcomes. The successful candidate will work with the rest of the team on both larger projects and support the network of over 300 brand partners. Work across a number of different software applications that are essential to the graphics arts industry. The Apprentice role is the most junior role in the Development team. You'll be expected to pitch in and do a whole range of jobs that the team needs doing - in addition to your support duties. Don't worry you don't need to be technical as you will be taught how to use the companies in house Software however if you enjoy and have a basic understanding of technology this will certainly help. The role may also include travel around the UK and Europe in order to complete tasks and liaise with our national and international partners. Key Responsibilities: - Support Development team with problem solving to find the right solution. - Work with the whole team to develop and deliver training packages both in person and virtually. - Speak to our partners when they have an issue. - Understand the problem and put solutions in place to resolve. - Liaise with partners in a calm and concise manner that breeds confidence. - Get a full understanding of our in house software and procedures. (you don't have to be technical, we will teach you this) - Participate in meetings involving strategy and growth for the department. Work with relevant departments, 3rd parties and partners to ensure delivery of solution is correctly met and within agreed timescales. Required Skills: - Having a high attention to detail - Able to work well with others - Contact with partners and staff members. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as the role will require direct. - Proactive and positive with a 'can do' attitude and the ability to multi-task. - Problem solving, always looking to make the offering better. - Computer literate Preferable but not essential: - Has some experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite. - Knowledge of WordPress. Additional Information: - Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30pm Important Information "QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce." Benefits: - Entered into the team bonus scheme based around performance of the partners we support and develop. - Progression and full time role opportunity on successful completion of the apprenticeship
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
The core capabilities of the company are reflected in its brands, its supply chain expertise, the Group's software platforms and the interconnectivity of all of these elements. The core capabilities of the company are reflected in its brands, its supply chain expertise, the Group's software platforms and the interconnectivity of all of these elements. Key Responsibilities: - Support Development team with problem solving to find the right solution. - Work with the whole team to develop and deliver training packages both in person and virtually. - Speak to our partners when they have an issue. - Understand the problem and put solutions in place to resolve. - Liaise with partners in a calm and concise manner that breeds confidence. - Get a full understanding of our in house software and procedures. (you don't have to be technical, we will teach you this) - Participate in meetings involving strategy and growth for the department. Work with relevant departments, 3rd parties and partners to ensure delivery of solution is correctly met and within agreed timescales. Required Skills: - Having a high attention to detail - Able to work well with others - Contact with partners and staff members. - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as the role will require direct. - Proactive and positive with a 'can do' attitude and the ability to multi-task. - Problem solving, always looking to make the offering better. - Computer literate Preferable but not essential: - Has some experience in the use of Adobe Creative Suite. - Knowledge of WordPress. Additional Information: - Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30pm Important Information "QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce." Benefits: - Entered into the team bonus scheme based around performance of the partners we support and develop. - Progression and full time role opportunity on successful completion of the apprenticeship
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description Our client is one of Scotland's leading personal injury firms processing several thousand claims a year. They pride themselves on a first class, cost-effective claims handling legal service for motor insurers, legal expenses insurers, insurance brokers and individual clients in Scotland. Job description This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join a great company who has the desire to support people through the business. This is fantastic opportunity to learn new skills and start a very rewarding career. Main Duties Working as part of the finance team, helping to provide an efficient and effective service to the firm's clients, partners and staff. Key Accountabilities: - Processing high volume of purchase invoices, fee notes and cheques - Dealing with fee earner queries quickly and efficiently - Payment of client money and supplier invoices - Ensuring Law Society Rules and internal controls are adhered to - Dealing with telephone enquiries - Closing files on system - Proving administrative support to the finance team - Undertaking ad hoc tasks as required Experience, Knowledge & Skills required: - An interest in accounts and a desire to develop a career within this area - Strong academic results (particularly mathematics) - Excellent attention to detail and accuracy - Strong communication skills - Ability to use initiative - Ability to work within a team - Ability to demonstrate professionalism, maturity and discretion - Full training will be provided Qualifications Someone with 5 standards (Level 1 - 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English would be ideal Other Important Information Working days/hours: Monday - Friday, 9am-5:30pm
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Edinburgh, UK
Sep 14, 2017
Full time
Employer Description This is an excellent opportunity for a confident team player to join this established and well known firm of solicitors. The client is a firm of solicitors with over 30 years' experience, delivering a supportive and expert service to our clients. They offer a range of legal services that are tailored to meet your particular needs and situation. Our solicitors are passionate about delivering a personal, first class service. Job Description A well established solicitors firm are looking to add another apprentice to their team. Working within a team of legal secretaries, your role as a trainee legal secretarial apprentice will be to support them and the wider team in all administrative tasks, and to be trained up on conveyancing practice. The Apprentice will be working for a well established solicitors firm who provide private client legal advise as well as legal advise on residential property purchases and sales Main Responsibilities - Answering incoming calls, dealing with any enquiries regarding properties for sale, taking detailed messages - Typing of daily correspondence and preparing documentation - Working on large document requiring amendments - Typing up legal documents using in-house templates - Audio typing - Learning about conveyancing - residential property purchases and sales to provide general assistance to the fee earners within the firm - General administration including the opening and closing of files - Assisting with diary management for partners when required Qualities/ Requirements This is a fantastic opportunity for a Trainee Legal Secretarial Apprentice to learn all aspects of conveyancing. To be considered for this opportunity it is essential that you have first rate verbal and written communication skills and it would be of benefit it you had Higher English. We are also looking for someone who is highly organized, numerate and can work well as part of a team. Qualification Requirements Someone with 5 standards (Level 1 - 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English would be ideal Other Important Information Daily working hours: 9am - 5:00pm , Monday to Friday
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Glasgow, Glasgow, Glasgow City, UK
Sep 13, 2017
Full time
Employer Description Launched in 2000, we are a 'Top of the League' acquisition / sales outsourcer that exceeds customer targets, reduces risk and drives exceptional return on investment for clients in many sectors. We have over 250 employees based at our Glasgow City Centre office and generate over a 150,000 sales a year on behalf of clients in the Utility, Telecommunications and Charity sectors. Job Description Currently seeking an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to work in the compliance department of one of Glasgow's top call centres, based in the heart of Glasgow City Centre. Duties/ Responsibilities: - Call listening-listening to calls made by call centre agents to check they are in keeping with regulations - Scanning & uploading compliance sheets - Sales reporting and completing excel spreadsheets - General admin duties as when required and reception cover Qualities / essential requirements - High attention to detail - Good written & verbal communication skills - Good communication skills - Good organisational skills - Good time management skills - Presentable - Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages Desired Qualifications Someone with 5 standards (Level 1 - 3) OR 5 National Level 5 grades, both qualifications including Maths and English would be ideal Days/Hours Monday-Friday, the hours are shifts and the earliest start is 9am and the latest finish is 9pm. These shifts range between 9am-9pm. 9am-5pm / 1pm-9pm etc Benefits - Young and vibrant environment - Onsite gym and beauty salon - Onsite cafe Important Information "QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce."
QA Ltd (Apprenticeships) Essex, UK
Sep 13, 2017
Full time
Employer Description Impact People Strategies are an International Executive Search firm based in London, who are specialised in targeting and sourcing mid to senior level professionals in the Ports, Maritime and Multi-modal sectors. The business has an enviable track record in this market of over 320 placements in 49 countries. The business has in-depth experience in recruiting talent in EMEA, APAC, LATAM and North America regions and placing candidates in more than 30 positions annually, IPS is seen as the 'recruiter of choice' to a wide section of leading companies in the sector. IPS creates bespoke recruitment solutions whether they be local, national, regional or Global searches, based on our comprehensive knowledge of the market and flexibility to react to recruitment nuances - our philosophy is one of pro-activity - working to fulfil our clients' needs with urgency and consistency until the project is completed. We will provide extensive, ongoing training throughout your career at IPS. Duties/ Responsibilities You will be responsible for: - Learning about the markets we work in, the key clients and our relationship with each one - Sourcing information through research and mapping using different tools - Internet research on companies, the market and potential candidates - Communicate market information to the Director who works on sourcing candidates to fill senior management appointments - Assisting in sourcing mid and senior level global search projects - Using the computer to identify, source and store to build candidate networks and industry information You'll be required to assist IPS in sourcing information and potential candidates against the assignments we work on. Qualities / essential requirements: - Have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal - Be analytical and methodical in your approach to tasks - Able to set and deliver against goals - Works to deadlines & has excellent organisational skills - Skilled in the use of Excel, Word and use of the Internet for research - You must be enthusiastic and keen to learn - Have a good eye for detail - Have a retentive memory - Be motivated and results driven - A persistent and tenacious nature - Be an excellent judge of character - Have good IT skills - Excel in utilising multiple Internet platforms to uncover information - A self-starter with integrity and a strong work ethic - Someone that can work both autonomously but always as part of the wider team - If you have previous research experience, as well as experience using LinkedIn, Xing, Viadeo, etc. would be an advantage, but not essential - Languages are also valued We seek a bright, ambitious and enthusiastic individual to join the business initially as a Researcher with the opportunity to progress in the future. No experience is required, but an enquiring mind, high level of motivation and a hunger to learn are essential. This is a desk based role with significant computer use, internet research and reading of industry magazines and literature. Your ability to identify key information will be crucial to your success. Desired Qualifications 3 x GCSE (or equivalent) at grades A-C in any subject plus GCSE English and Maths (or equivalents) at grade D or above Other information Days/Hours - Monday-Friday, 9am - 5.30pm (37.5 hours) Benefits Recognition bonus for projects completed. Important Information "QA's apprenticeship programmes may be funded in part by the European Union through the European Social Fund, which supports the development of employment opportunities and a skilled workforce."