Business and Related Associate Professionals

Job holders in this unit group advise on the effectiveness of an organisation’s procedures, systems and methods and perform other business and related functions.


New workers
£ 16,983
£ 28,820
£ 48,327

Available jobs

In the past year there were 174,927 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Canvasses political opinion, writes and distributes leaflets, writes and distributes press releases and other such material to promote the image and policies of a political party or election candidate, arranges fund raising activities, and organises and participates in election campaigns.

  • Purchases services, receives payment from clients, processes contracts and deals with contractual arrangements.

  • Analyses project components, organises them into a logical sequence and establishes the minimum time required for the project.

  • Studies work methods and procedures by measuring work involved and computing standard times for specified activities, and produces report detailing suggestions for increasing efficiency and lowering costs.

  • Studies particular department or problem area and assesses its interrelationships with other activities.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Project Management

  • Business Support Systems

  • Finance

  • Data Analysis

  • Marketing

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Invoicing

  • Administrative Support

  • Auditing

  • Accounting

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Customer Service

  • Detail Oriented

  • Self-Motivation

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Writing

  • Operations

  • Problem Solving

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.