Central Administration Assistant

Ref: REC126 Based in Harpenden Permanent Role

Primary Purpose

We are currently looking for someone to join our Central Administration team. This team provides a management information service to the business, delivering consistent and accurate information to meet the needs of the Company and ensures global administration procedures are followed by the Project Management teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • To undertake accurate and timely administration in support of the project management functions across the business and the Central Business Administrator.
  • To undertake all basic operational project administration including the raising of invoices, purchase orders, entering new enquiries into the system and making projects live as needed
  • To undertake project management system (FocalPoint) housekeeping (project status changes, key account admin, contract value changes etc.)
  • To produce daily, weekly and monthly reports in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • To support the Central Admin team with the company’s quality audit process and scanning of files, and produce reports on compliance to the process, streamlining the process as appropriate.
  • To support the Central Admin team with the administration of the Third-Party Suppliers process ensuring all new suppliers are set up correctly and yearly documentation (e.g. PSQs, contracts and insurance certificates) is maintained and up to date.
  • Be front line support for project management system (FocalPoint and Insight) queries, escalating where required.
  • To provide cover within the Central Admin team as well as general administration duties
  • To undertake reception cover for lunch, annual leave cover and regular ad-hoc cover and the duties associated with reception as required.
  • To undertake all other reasonable tasks as requested

Person Specification

  • Strong administration skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Proactive in approach to tasks
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Can do attitude
  • IT literate
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills with understanding of formulas

If you have any questions about this role please email recruitment@plowmancraven.co.uk

Benefits of working at Plowman Craven

Plowman Craven is a great place to work and offers a range of competitive family friendly benefits including:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave - increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays
  • Performance related bonus
  • Professional Membership and Development
  • Enhanced Family Friendly benefits
  • Enhanced Pensions Contributions
  • Health Care benefits
  • Life Assurance
  • Social activities organised throughout the year
  • Wellbeing Group
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Flexible working hours (role dependent)

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