Job Title: Business Support Apprentice
Location: Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland
Business area: Kier Utilities
Salary: £14,000 - £17,000 per annum
We are Kier, one of the UK’s leading construction and infrastructure services. We sustainably deliver infrastructure that is vital to the UK, working collaboratively with our clients on projects of all sizes, complexities, and sectors.
We are now recruiting for a Business Support Apprentice to join our Kier Utilities team in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland.
Your role will see you providing high quality administrative services to the team, including notifying customers and local authorities of new gas mains and services/connections, planning new gas main schemes and gas connections as well as programming and allocating work on our bespoke systems. You’ll also utilise various IT packages, maintain records and files ensuring that they are stored in the correct manner as well as plan/organise meetings and travel.
At the same time, you will also study for a Level 3 Business Administrator qualification with support from our experienced teams – giving you the practical skills and expertise to excel in your career.
What do we need from you?
Many of the skills you’ll need to succeed in this role will be developed as part of your training. However, alongside our values of being collaborative, trusted, and focused, there are a few key behaviours that are desirable for this role. As part of any assessment/selection process you may be expected to show us these behaviours, including: willingness to learn, self-motivated, punctual, organised, trustworthy, committed, and hard-working.
Find out more here about the great rewards and benefits we offer our employees.
Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. Take a look here to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these by emailing