Apprentices

Demand Analyst Apprentice

Do you want to lead impactful projects from start to end? Would you like to study, learn and work towards a professional qualification? Join us on our Demand Analyst Apprenticeship and you can do both!

Drive change within our business  

Demand Analyst Apprentices will be working in our Smart Metering team, who are responsible for delivering a multi-billion, multi-year programme. You’ll work on the world’s largest National Critical Infrastructure projects, supported by the UK Government. Your role will be to support the wider team in the planning and demand progression throughout project lifecycles. 

 

Build skills for the future 

Be responsible for the management of demand and the reporting that comes along with it, as well as the communication with key partners to ensure everyone is aligned and escalation routes are clear. This is a big programme with more than 250 people working on it, and so far, it has saved around 600 million tons of CO2 admissions, so you’ll leave a huge impact on our business and the community. This apprenticeship will teach you all about the processes and governance that comes with demand, as well as change within the overall Smart Metering portfolio. Day-to-day, tasks you will own include: 

  • End-to-end demand management and planning process for Smart Metering 
  • Supporting the Project Management Office (PMO) in the maintenance, improvement and execution of Change Requests as well as coordinating the process 
  • Collaborating with the PMO team to manage communications with the wider business on the status and progress of delivery 

 

What we look for 

Our industry is forever changing, so you’ll need to be flexible and adaptable to move with it. Not only will you work within our team, but you’ll collaborate with colleagues at all levels, which means confidence and great communication is key. As you will work on one of our biggest projects, you should have an eye for fine details, the ability to multitask and be enthusiastic and passionate about your work and personal development. Candidates also need at least 5 GCSES Level 9-4 including Maths and English, or a Level 2 Apprenticeship or equivalent. Other qualities we’d like to see include: 

  • Strong influencing skills 
  • Great organisation 
  • Efficient administration 

 We’re 100% committed to having a workforce that represents every part of our society, so we’re keen to hear from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances. 

 

What’s in it for you 

Enjoy a £21,5000 starting salary with opportunities to increase throughout the scheme up until completion. Once you’ve completed the scheme and earned your Level 3 Business Administrator Qualification, you’ll roll off into a Demand Analyst role within the Smart Metering team. This role is also hybrid working, primarily working from home with regular visits to the office. 

 We’re a close team that spends a lot of time together, not just during work, but outside of it too. You’ll be invited along to our social events and even encouraged to initiate and develop ideas throughout the team. Plus, enjoy our amazing benefits, including: 

  • 25 days holiday 
  • Your birthday off every year 
  • Employee discounts on mobile, broadband and TV services 

…and loads more! 

 

What is involved with studying for an apprenticeship? 

Your apprenticeship is made up of learning on the job, but also gaining the academic skills to put into practice in your day-to-day job. As a result, you’ll complete the apprenticeship as part of a structured learning programme alongside working in the role. The learning programme is made up of a suite of modules and milestones and you’ll be required to evidence your work against these modules via tasks and assignments. For some apprenticeships, you may also undertake additional technical qualifications, which include studying for, and taking an exam. Once you have completed your modules and milestones, you’ll then move to your End Point Assessment (EPA) which is typically made up of an interview and a project. Once you pass this stage, you will receive your apprenticeship qualification with us. 

 

Apprenticeship: Level 3 Business Administrator
Duration: 18 months
Start Date: January 2023
Locations: Slough
Requirements: 5 GCSES Level 9-4 including Maths and English, or a Level 2 Apprenticeship or equivalent
Salary: Starting salary of £21,500, with an increase to £24,500 after 12 months. Final salaries start from £25,500 + amazing benefits 

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