Apprentice Business Analyst HPE

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England | Business | Business Analyst | Level 4
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Working location
MTC, Oxford Road, Manchester, M1 7ED
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Employer description: 

You are dreaming of a career with a large multi-national organisation, but you don’t know where to start?  At Hewlett Packard Enterprise, we don't just believe in the power of technology, we believe in the power of people when technology works for them. We believe in applying new thinking and ideas to improve the way our customers live and work.

On 1st May 2019 HPE will open the doors at our new Manchester city-centre location.  Prove your capabilities and learn what it takes to be successful in a fast moving customer and data-driven environment by joining our team as an Apprentice Business Analyst.


Vacancy Description: 

Our Apprentice Business Analyst will work closely with our Business Intelligence function.  The purpose of this role is to leverage available data, interpret and inform the business of key factors which will enable them to make critical business decisions. 

The Apprentice Business Analyst will be responsible for:


  • Developing management reports and information
  • Monitoring the performance of business functions against the business plan targets, Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) and key performance Indicators (KPI’s)
  • Conducting business impact analysis on the deployed data
  • Analysing historical data and identify trends to predict in-flows of work
  • Recommending and implementing business process change to drive performance improvement and efficiencies
  • Coordinating the communication of relevant information and insight to relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Pro-actively seeking to improve MI procedures using Business Impact Analysis


Desirable Skills & Personal Qualities:

Skills required for the role:

  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • The ability to manage your time effectively
  • Positive work ethic/ attitude
  • Drive, resilience and enthusiasm


  • Foundational knowledge in a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system which allows businesses to manage business relationships, data and customer information in a centralised system
  • Awareness and knowledge of relevant data tools and systems e.g. Excel, Power BI
  • Experience of report production
  • Interest in Technology and / or working in a corporate environment


Entry Requirements:


One of the following plus 12 months industry related experience:

  • An A Level in ICT
  • An International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT
  • An Apprenticeship in a similar subject at a level lower than the planned programme
  • A BTEC extended Diploma in IT (180 credits)


  • Non Business related Degree + at least 12 months of work experience which could include but not limited to roles such as:
  • Retail jobs – e.g. Sales Advisors, Team leaders, Customer Service
  • Customer Service across any sector – Large or small organisations.
  • HR function jobs
  • Office Administration/Assistant/Trainee
  • Any role that involves working in a team, processing data, face to face and email communications


Desired Business or Business related Degree eg. Finance, Economics etc.


Examples of work experience that does not count on its own:

  • Working in hospitality where the role involves dispensing drinks and taking payment only

  • Part time/limited hours of work done in the 6 months. Must be 6 months full time)


2+ years of experience within an office environment


Alongside this you will also need to hold GCSE Maths & English A*-C or equivalent.


Future Prospects:

92% of QA Apprentices secure permanent employment after finishing their apprenticeship.Additionally there may be opportunities to undertake further apprenticeship training as many of our programs offer on-going development tracks.


Important Information:

QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education.

To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.

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