What is NATS?
NATS is the UK’s leading Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP). Every year we handle 2.6 million flights and keep 250 million passengers safe whilst in UK airspace. We provide air traffic management (ATM) services to 15 airports in the UK as well as providing these services around the world spanning Europe, Middle East, Asia and North America.
We’re shaping the future of ATM through our focus on ‘advancing aviation and keeping the skies safe’ and believe that the size and diversity of our business makes us an exciting choice for individuals beginning their careers!
What will the HR Support Apprenticeship involve?
Our HR function enables the organization to maximise the contribution of our people to the delivery of our business goals. We are committed to helping our people perform at their best and achieve their full potential.
This 18 – 24 month apprenticeship is open to recent college leavers who have completed their studies within the last two years. The scheme is based at our Head Office in Hampshire, however we have adopted ‘agile working’ which will enable you, where possible, to have the opportunity and flexibility to work in our modern office facilities as well as at home.
The apprenticeship will provide you with business exposure and accountability from the outset, working alongside experienced colleagues who will support and mentor you along the way to develop a successful foundation for a career in HR.
As a HR Support Apprentice, you will:
Deliver front line support to managers and employees.
Handle day-to-day queries and provide front line HR advice to staff and managers.
Work on a range of HR processes, which will range from transactional to relatively complex tasks, from recruitment through to retirement.
Use HR systems to keep records.
Provide relevant HR information to the business and work with the business on HR changes.
Why choose NATS?
You’ll be working at the heart of our organisation, alongside other apprentices, graduates, undergraduate students and professionals. You’ll gain valuable insight into our business and make a real contribution to our success. Your apprenticeship experience will be unique to you so you can build on knowledge you have gained at school and college. We are committed to your personal and professional development and will help you achieve your goals.
What are we looking for?
We are looking for driven, proactive and committed individuals who will embrace the challenging targets that we’ve set ourselves over the next few years to become a Top 25 Employer.
You’ll need to have:
Achieved a minimum of grade 4 (or equivalent) in English and maths.
Demonstratable commitment to working hard and personal development.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
Good time management skills
Be a recent college leaver (within the last 2 years).
You’ll also need to pass NATS pre-employment security clearance checks.
What’s in it for you?
Competitive salary – £17,000
28 days of holiday entitlement plus Bank Holidays
Market-leading defined contribution pension scheme
You will study towards a fully funded Level 3 HR Support Apprenticeship
For more information on the benefits we offer, please visit: https://www.nats.aero/careers/early-careers/
Please note that NATS reserves the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. If you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible.
Diversity and Inclusion at NATS
We celebrate the diversity of our colleagues. We thrive because we are all brilliantly different yet united in our passion to advance aviation and keep the skies safe. For more information on our commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit: https://www.nats.aero/careers/why-nats/
If you share our passion to advance aviation and keep the skies safe – we would like to hear from you whatever your age, sex, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, visible or invisible disability. Individuals that bring different perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds help us be at the forefront of our industry.
We want you to be able to perform at your best, so please email if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments.