Business Support Apprentice (IT & Innovation)

£15,796.04 per annum
08 Jul 2019
21 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Support Apprentice (IT & Innovation)


£15,796.04 per annum

Fixed term contract for 2 years


Watford Community Housing has the perfect entry-level opportunity for you to start your career in business intelligence and reporting. This role will be a 2 year fixed term contract which includes completing a qualification in Reporting Analyses. The main purpose of this role is to support the Reporting Analyst, including gathering data and producing data reports.


Key responsibilities:


  • Gathering data and commentary from stakeholders across the business
  • Producing executive and board level reports, to agreed timescales
  • Identifying and maintaining procedures to ensure high data integrity
  • Communicating with data stakeholders from across the business to understand and document their processes and requirements
  • Assisting in the creation and distribution of recurring operational reports, including ad-hoc analysis as and when required
  • Supporting the TIS team in centralising business intelligence reporting


Who are we looking for?




  • Competent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel; formulas and multi-spreadsheet analysis
  • Good maths skills
  • High levels of attention to detail
  • Good oral and written communication
  • The ability to learn and understand different business areas, and to use that knowledge to solve problems
  • Familiarity with Business Objects/PowerBI is beneficial
  • A 2:2 degree in any subject


Personal Qualities


  • Interested in technology as a career, specifically reporting and data
  • Professional and approachable, with an openness to learn
  • Integrity to deliver work within expectations, and to handle data appropriately
  • Methodical and analytical. A problem solver


With a multi-generational workforce we try to ensure that we have something for everyone. We offer a range of benefits:


  • On-going development programme
  • 28 days annual leave + closure days at Christmas + bank holidays
  • Employer pension contribution up to 11%
  • Development opportunities
  • Employee rewards which include shopping vouchers, duvet days, and free massages


Closing date: 21st July 2019