Administration Assistant

Location
England, Northamptonshire, Kettering
Salary
£18795 - £19554 per annum
Posted
18 Jun 2019
Closes
02 Jul 2019
Ref
00096235
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual with administrative, organisational and customer service experience to join this busy Environmental Services Administration Team. Having experience of working for a local authority would be an advantage but is not essential. The post is full time (37 hours per week), however part time working/job share will be considered.

Your main activities will include:
- Organising meetings, producing agendas and minutes in a timely manner
- Monitoring team email inboxes and responding to queries
- Being the first point of contact for phone enquiries for the service
- Maintaining various department databases
- Processing requests for land charge searches
- Dealing with Freedom of Information requests for the department

Skills & qualifications required:
- Excellent communication skills and experience working in a customer-facing team
- Confidence in using IT packages (training for their specific specialist packages will be provided)
- Ability to undertake tasks quickly and accurately, with an eye for detail
- Time management skills and prioritisation skills

Benefits:
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Between 24 and 34 days annual leave (dependent on length of service) plus bank holidays
- Flexible working hours available
- Free on-site car parking

Please complete an application form on the employers website, and set out how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification within the supporting information section of the application form.

Potential changes are on the horizon across Northamptonshire in which the county council and all the district and borough councils would join to create unitary authorities covering populations of over 300,000 each. This transformation could open doors to new and exciting career opportunities for all employees.

Closing date: 12.00 midnight on Friday 5 July 2019

Interviews: Wednesday 24 July 2019

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