Advanced Apprentice Weapon Systems Business Administration

Location Barrow

Salary We offer a competitive salary with annual increases throughout the apprenticeship and a range of employee benefits including, free higher education as well as access to the Company pension and Share Incentive Plan.


What you will be doing
The Business Administration Apprenticeship is an 2 year scheme that will provide you with the opportunity to undertake a range of placements across our growing business. Business administration is a vital part of our organisation and through this scheme you will become a valuable asset to our team.
In Weapon Systems UK we have Business Administration roles across many departments ranging from HR and Communications to Safety, Health and Environment. Our placements are designed to provide opportunity to undertake a range of day to day tasks that ensure our business runs smoothly. You will have responsibility for the following types of activities; diary management, organisation of meetings, effective management of internal and external correspondence, minute/note-taking, liaising and assisting the senior leadership team, and arrangement of domestic and international travel.
The scheme will involve a number of placements working in a variety of different functions across our business. The scheme provides a great opportunity to learn about our business undertaking an important day to day role.
The Business Administration Apprentice is one ideally suited to enthusiastic and outgoing individuals who enjoy working in a team, can work on their own initiative and have excellent communication skills.


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.


Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. A career here means using your passion and ingenuity to defend national security with breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions. It’s rewarding work that truly makes a difference. And as you tackle critical projects, you’ll work alongside a supportive team – driven by a shared ambition to protect what really matters. At BAE Systems, you’ll find an extraordinary career where you can realize your true potential.


Why BAE Systems?
This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under represented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals.
We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.


Export Control / Security
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


Qualification requirements
5 GCSEs A*-C/ 4-9 (or equivalent) including Maths and English

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