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Business Legal Support Apprenticeship

 Location: UK - Hatfield, UK - London | Job-ID: 207050 | Contract type: Fixed Term Contract | Business Unit: Legal

Life on the team 


Salary: £17,000 

Start Date: 2nd September 2024 

Apprenticeship Qualification: Business Administration Level 3 

Recruitment Process: Online application, CV review, interview 

Duration: 16 months 

Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire or Blackfriars, London 



Join us as an apprentice in our Global Legal and Compliance team and you’ll discover the interesting and intellectually stimulating world of international contract management. This highly regarded team provides specialised legal advice and guidance to our Sales team as they work on customer bids and negotiate contracts with our customers. Once a contract is agreed upon, the team also monitors for any deviations from the contract terms and supports any changes required. 


As a member of the team, you’ll provide contract administrative support to the Lead Contract Manager, but you’ll get full exposure to our internal and external customers! While you’re not expected to have any previous experience in this type of work, if you’re looking to pursue a business, legal services or law career, this opportunity would be an ideal first step to get you started.  


In this role, you’ll need to be confident and able to work independently. But help will always be on hand if you need it as you’ll be in a welcoming and inclusive environment, where everyone supports one another.  


What you’ll do  

For the duration of your programme, you’ll study towards a Business Administration Level 3 qualification. You’ll spend about 80% of your time in work and 20% on your studies.  


You will also: 

  • Support the Lead Contract Manager with the management of a large global contract  
  • Collaborate and work closely with internal and external customers to enable planned profitability to be maintained or exceeded 
  • Assist in collating monthly commercial and contractual status reports for governance meetings 
  • Manage the process of drafting simple contract amendments and monitor, track and report their progress 
  • Develop your internal network across the business and maintain key working relationships 



What you’ll need 

  • You’ll need a minimum of 2 GCSEs including both Maths, English Language at grade 4/ C or above. 
  • You’ll need to have an interest in the evolving world of business and Law.  
  • You’re not afraid to generate new ideas but are also comfortable working under guidance from others. 
  • You’re able to work innovatively and enjoy working as part of a wider multi-national team. 
  • You’re an able communicator and highly organised.  
  • You’re confident in using computer software including Microsoft Office 


Please note that for successful applicants, offers will be conditional on passing additional eligibility checks with our training provider which will include a Maths and English assessment and a review of any previous qualifications you hold. Due to the funding requirements of the apprenticeship, applicants must not already hold a business administration level 3 standard, GNVQ, BTEC or equivalent qualification to be eligible for this programme.  



About us

With over 20,000 employees across the globe, we work at the heart of digitisation, advising organisations on IT strategy, implementing the most appropriate technology, and helping our customers to source, transform and manage their technology infrastructure in over 70 countries. We deliver digital technology to some of the world’s greatest organisations, driving digital transformation, enabling people and their business. 

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