Office communication assistant (m/f)
- Your training – what does the training entail?
- Training contents – what will I learn?
- Your training conditions – what will I earn?
- Your prospects – what awaits me on completion of my training?
- Your application and the selection procedure – how does it work?
Your training – what does the training entail?
We offer training to become an office communication assistant at the majority of the Bundesbank's regional offices throughout Germany and at our Central Office in Frankfurt am Main. Training generally begins on 1 August. Only in the Düsseldorf and Munich Regional Offices does training start on 1 September. The duration, too, depends on where you are located.
|Düsseldorf Regional Office||2 years|
|Central Office in Frankfurt||2.5 years|
|Frankfurt am Main Regional Office||2.5 years|
|Berlin Regional Office||2.5 years|
|Hamburg Regional Office||2.5 years|
|Leipzig Regional Office||3 years|
|Munich Regional Office||3 years|
The theoretical part of your training will take place in the local vocational school. You will be able to apply the theoretical knowledge in the practical part of your training at the Bundesbank and gain further insight during the internal training and through intensive professional supervision.
Training contents – what will I learn?
You will be taking on commercial, administrative and secretarial tasks during your training. In addition, you will acquire knowledge in the areas of accounting, human resources, office management, statistics and information processing, and you will become familiar with the tasks carried out in different specialist fields. For example, you will be helping out colleagues in the areas of filing, payment transactions and banking supervision at the regional office where your training takes place. You will also have the opportunity to work at one of the Bank's branches. Trainees at Central Office will be helping out, for example, in our Communications Department or they will be assisting with the organisation of events.
In this wYour training conditions – what will I earn?ay and with the help of additional seminars and training sessions, you will not only be ideally prepared for your intermediate and final examination by the Chamber of Industry and Commerce, you will also be well equipped for your future working life.
Your training conditions – what will I earn?
You will be working in the public sector and will therefore be remunerated based on the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector (Tarifvertrag des öffentlichen Dienstes). Your training salary will increase from an initial gross amount of approximately €700 per month in your first year of training to around €800 in your third year.
Your prospects – what awaits me on completion of my training?
After successfully passing the final examination and if the current staff requirements permit, we offer exceptional trainees a permanent contract to work at our Central Office in Frankfurt am Main. Here you will be taking on commercial and organisational assignments or you will be completing secretarial tasks. At that stage, your gross monthly salary will be approximately €2,000 and will increase to around €2,350 during the first three years on the job.
If it is not possible to take you on permanently after your training has been completed, we generally offer a temporary contract. This will give you the opportunity to gain some professional experience and you will have time to plan the next steps of your career.
Our requirements profile – what qualifications/skills do I need?
We expect the following from our future trainees.
- A general certificate of secondary education or general qualification for university entrance
- A good command of German spelling and grammar
- Basic knowledge of English
- Ability to work on your own initiative
- Ability to work well in a team
- Good interpersonal skills
Your application and the selection procedure – how does it work?
The next possible starting date is 1 August 2012 or 1 September 2012. The relevant job offers and their respective locations will be posted in reputable daily newspapers and on our job opportunities page. There you will also find a link to our online application form. Please attach the following documents.
- Covering letter
- Copies of your last two school reports (or the last two end of year reports in the case of the Munich Regional Office)
If for technical reasons you cannot apply online, you may send your application and CV in table form to the appropriate office closest to your place of residence.
The applications will be reviewed once the application deadline has passed. If your application is successful, you will be invited to our selection procedure in order for us to get to know you better. The selection procedure is comprised of two parts.
Written test: Logical thinking, ability to concentrate and remember, spelling, mathematics, general knowledge and economic knowledge
For example, a structured personal interview