Redrow: Technical Administration Apprentice - Redrow Group Services

Technical Administration Apprentice

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Redrow Group Services
Ewloe, Flintshire
Fixed Term
Competitive salary

Closing Date: 29/10/2021

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This is where every existing and new house within the Redrow portfolio begins life. Every single house is designed and detailed with a full compliment of working drawings to make construction as smooth and efficient as possible. All houses, new and old, are routinely reviewed and updated to meet latest regulations and guidance, or to meet a latest trend. The team are on hand to provide expert advice at every stage of the process. Join us here, and you can expect to see the department involved in everything from new design work, liaising with structural engineers, kitchen designers and NHBC all in the same day. It all makes for a hugely varied career.

As technical administration apprentice, you can expect to play an integral part in the entire development lifecycle. You’ll also work with a wide range of people. The professional face of Redrow, you’ll engage with everyone from our commercial, finance and interior design teams to divisional Technical directors, at every stage of the process you’ll take real pride in the award-winning developments your contribution will be helping to create.

You will be working towards a Level 3 NVQ in Business Administration, with the option of progressing on to further education. Some travel may be required as part of your training and education.

To join our industry-leading programme, you’ll need at least 5 GCSEs at A* - C (9 - 4) including Maths and English as a preference.

During this 2 year programme, you will:

  • Be mentored by experienced staff in their field

  • Understand the commercial pressures and demands of a modern housebuilding development

  • Take active part in projects that test and develop your abilities, independent thinking and challenge and have a genuine impact on the business


What we are looking for

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (Grade C+) or an equivalent

  • Keen to learn and develop within the construction industry

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail is crucial to the role

  • Willing to undertake training / a qualification in business administration.

  • IT literate – basic knowledge of Microsoft based packages.

  • Ability to take on instructions

  • Able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload

  • Able to work in a team as well as on your own initiative.

  • Organised

What we can do for you

We’ve been building a proud reputation for beautiful high quality homes across England and Wales for over 40 years. Key to our success are the many talented people working in every department across the business who are committed to excellence. We encourage them all to grow and maximise their potential by working with like-minded people who share their vision and values.

At Redrow we are committed to continuously promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) throughout the business to build a culture that is inclusive to all, actively values difference and ensures everyone is treated fairly.

Supporting the physical, emotional and financial wellbeing of our people really matters and it’s something we take very seriously. The health and wellbeing of our employees and sub-contractors is embedded at the heart of our culture and as part of this, we offer a wide range of wellbeing programmes, initiatives and education to support our colleagues both in work and in their personal lives.

We promote a culture of development and believe in investing in each individual to help them fulfil their personal goals, excel in their current role and support their future career progression.

Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!

Good luck!

Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.

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