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Business Administrator

Unilever Business Administration apprentices provide support to our UK or Global teams. These roles will be part of Unilever’s Workplace and Travel Services Team based in Kingston.

Unilever - Employer

Do you want to kick-start your career in one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies? 2.5 billion people in 190 countries buy and use our products every day including Persil, Dove, Magnum, Hellman’s, Marmite and Lynx and you’ll find our products in the kitchens and bathrooms in 9 out of 10 UK homes (go on, have a look!).

We’re a respectful, responsible, pioneering company, and we act with integrity. Our vision is to double the size of our business while reducing our environmental footprint and increasing our positive social impact. From water consumption to CO2, sustainability is important to us. Our purpose is to make sustainable living commonplace – and by joining us, you become part of the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan too.

At Unilever, we give you the skills and support you need to unlock a bright future that’s full of opportunities and new experiences. We offer different apprenticeships to take your career in exciting directions in Business, Technology, Science and Supply Chain. Our apprentices receive lots of hands-on training and guidance from experienced professionals and are given real responsibility from the start.

Our apprentices bring fresh ideas and deliver innovative ways to meet the everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care with brands that help people feel good, look good and get more out of life.

“My Apprenticeship has jump-started my career. I’m gaining unparalleled experience, a wealth of skills and knowledge and forming real connections with inspiring people who are truly passionate to help me develop.” – Samantha Whitbread, Business Administration



15 - 18 months

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Job Summary

Kingston upon Thames
New Vacancy
Business & Administration

Detailed Job Description

As an apprentice, you’ll receive on-the-job training and experience in an administrative position, along with formal training to gain the knowledge and skills you’ll need to support our business operations.

You’ll join a specific team and will have a dedicated line manager committed to enhancing your career experiences. You’ll be given opportunities to develop the skills aligned to your role and responsibilities to enable you to take control of your career.

** Please note that when you click ’Apply’ you will be directed to the employer’s website where you will be required to complete the full application on the following link:

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • You must be eligible to work in the UK
  • Have or be predicted GCSE A* - C or equivalent in English Language (Please note that if you do not have a Maths GCSE grade A*-C or equivalent, you will be required, as part of this Apprenticeship programme to undertake this as part of the functional skills before taking the end-point assessment for this Apprenticeship Programme).

Skills required

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to organise a varied workload
  • Can contribute your ideas and think for yourself
  • You must be up for a challenge and can use your own initiative to solve problems
  • Strong attention to detail

Personal Qualities

Future prospects

Apprentices are encouraged to apply for higher learning opportunities or employment within Unilever after successfully completing their apprenticeship.

Additional Information

Training provided

In addition to a Level 3 Business Administrator Apprenticeship, our apprentices receive lots of hands-on training and guidance from experienced professionals and are given real responsibility from the start.

**Please note that when you click 'Apply' you will be directed to the employers website where you will be required to complete a full application on the following link:

Open University - Recruiter

For more information about this vacancy please contact the recruiter Open University on 01908 654759 or email: (Ref ID:81989)
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