Human Resources Apprentice

Canary Wharf, London
07 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.

ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.

Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.

ENGIE are recruiting for a Human Resources Apprentice to be based in Canary Wharf, London E14 5LQ. This is an 18 month, full-time apprenticeship role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a salary of £17,500 (dependent upon skills and experience) and our benefits package.

General Overview

Careers in human resources can offer real challenges, opportunities, and a wonderfully diverse career. HR covers everything from training and recruitment, pensions, compensation, benefits, and payroll and redundancy to implementing employment law and relocation packages. Whether you work as a generalist or a specialist with particular expertise in one area of HR, you'll be making a real contribution to the success of the business.

At ENGIE, we are looking to recruit an apprentice who is keen to begin their career within the HR function, specifically to support the Early Careers function supporting the Graduate, Intern and Apprentice populations.

Role Overview

During the apprenticeship, you will work towards a Level 3 Business Administration qualification.

Main Responsibilities include:

Supporting the campus recruitment season from start to finish

  • Helping to coordinate assessment centres, preparing documents and providing on the ground support during the events
  • Reviewing and updating job descriptions
  • Updating/ reviewing the early careers brochure and website
  • Providing feedback to candidates where necessary and answering queries from applicants
  • Supporting on the annual recruitment review
  • Attending careers events, talks and relevant workshops

Supporting on management of UK apprenticeships

  • Providing advice and guidance to the wider business; becoming a specialist in all things apprenticeships
  • Keeping central tracker and preferred suppliers list up to date and accurate
  • Supporting the enrolment of apprentices on to new qualifications, liaising with training providers, managing the Digital Apprenticeship Service account and tracking additional payments coming back from providers
  • Providing administrative support across the Apprenticeship process

Document management and reporting

  • Processing and tracking invoices, event and training budgets, keeping central documents up to date, providing reports and statistical analysis where necessary
  • Coordinating the raising of POs for delivery partners
  • Managing and analysing participant feedback for continuous improvement

Supporting with the management of training provider relationships, monitoring of the annual provider audits, and collaborating with procurement to review and re-sign Service Level Agreements as required

  • Working with the legal and procurement teams to get agreements signed with new providers
  • Maintaining and up to date Preferred Training Suppliers list
  • Actively reviewing Providers suitability by organising and reviewing apprentice reviews and OFSTED reports

Support on the delivery of the annual Apprenticeship Awards Evening

  • Identify appropriate venue, coordinate evening set up
  • Support on the event launch (marketing, encouraging nominations etc)
  • Arranging awards prizes, trophies etc

Supporting the wider HR function with administrative and advisory duties

  • Taking and writing up meeting minutes for reviews, disciplinaries and other sessions
  • Supporting on adhoc projects as necessary

Required Qualifications, Skills or Experience
  • A minimum of grade C GCSEs in Mathematics and English
  • 3 A-levels (or equivalent) achieved Grade A* - C
  • A genuine desire and commitment to pursue a career in HR
  • Previous experience in HR (internships, work experience) preferred but not required
  • Strong organisational skills and ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Excellent customer services
  • Excellent communication skills, with solid writing ability
  • Self-motivating and able to work independently
  • Comfortable working with data and providing statistical reports
  • Comfortable with occasional UK travel

For more information about ENGIE, please visit:

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

If you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Aug 6, 2019

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