Central Administrator / Administrative Assistant

£18,000 per annum plus benefits
16 May 2018
30 May 2018
Dave Williams
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Leicester, Leicestershire

JOB TITLE: Central Administrator / Administrative Assistant

SALARY & BENEFITS: £18,000 per annum plus benefits

WORKING HOURS: Full Time (37.5 hours per week) Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm – Fixed Term 6 month contract

THE COMPANY: Our clientprovide safe and secure transportation and custody suite services for prisoners and young people in custody across England and Wales, on behalf of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and the Youth Custody Service (YCS) and now seek a well organised Central Administrator / Administrative Assistant who can work well under pressure and meet deadlines to join their Service Centre based in Leicester, Leicestershire.

THE ROLE: As a Central Administrator / Administrative Assistant you will be responsible in providing a wide range of support to the Service Centre and HR Administrators where you will be responsible for maintaining and delivering a consistent, reliable and efficient support system to the HR function and provide support on a range of other admin tasks on an ad hoc basis. This position is a Fixed-Term 6 month contract.

Duties will be wide and varied in a reactive fast paced environment and will involve responsibility for all incoming/outgoing post, writing of company letters & other communications, compiling and preparing assessment packs, ordering of employee uniforms, booking and arranging hotels/venues/travel and a range of office/admin duties such as scanning, photocopying and, mail merges and filing on an ad hoc basis to the Service Centre.

THE CANDIDATE: The successful candidate for the Central Administrator / Administrative Assistant's role must be a highly organised person who has the ability to work well under pressure and to tight time deadlines, and has at least 2 years experience in a fast paced reactive environment. You must be accurate with a good eye for attention to detail, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to prioritise and see tasks through to completion. Candidates will need to be IT literate and have experience using Microsoft Word & Excel and must be able to provide excellent customer service as well as being able to work well as part of a team. Candidates must live in commutable distance to Leicester.

Key Experience/ Characteristics preferred for the Central Administrator / Administrative Assistant 's role :-
  • Highly organised person who has the ability to work well under pressure and to tight time deadlines essential
  • Previous similar admin experience, strong IT skills, including good knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to communicate effectively and and meet deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Proven multi-tasking experience in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to deliver high levels of customer service essential
  • Must live in or be able to commute to Leicester, Leicestershire
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