Wates

  • Abbots Langley
We have an exciting opportunity for an Early Careers Advisor to join our Early Careers Team and lead on the design, management and delivery of the Apprentice strategy and support the wider Trainee agenda.



Reporting to the Early Careers Manager you will be responsible for defining and managing the process for the recruitment and development of apprentices, including a clear governance plan with good business engagement, as well as create an infrastructure within the business to support the ongoing management of Apprentices and Trainees



Alongside this you will also manage the quality of apprenticeship delivery, Wates Apprenticeship Training Academy (WATA) and Wates Digital Apprenticeship Service Account; maximising return on investment from apprenticeship levy and effectively working with preferred training providers, ensuring contracts and service level agreements are in place.



To be successful in this role you will be a highly driven, organised and a motivated team player with experience and understanding of the apprentice landscape and funding. You will also have the ability to influence and manage key stakeholders and suppliers , coupled with good project management and project delivery skills.



Frequent national travel including to our head office Leatherhead is required.



A bit about us:



Wates is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK. Our vision is to become the most trusted partner in the built environment with an ambition to become a £2bn turnover business.



As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.



Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, along with communities and the environment, run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.



The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us. Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through a range of accolades including gold accreditations with C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People.