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Administration & Operations Assistant
The Work Foundation
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Closing Date: Sunday 17 August 2014
Interview Date: Tuesday 26 August 2014
Reference: N701

We are seeking a talented and focused individual to join us in capacity as Administrative and Operations Support in the Corporate Team.

The key responsibilities will be:

• Managing the CRM and liaising with colleagues in the Research and Partnership departments
• General administration and operations support to the Organisation such as IT, H&S, AV-equipment, phones, copiers, post, internal & external storage and venue hire support
• Supporting the Office Manager and providing cover for other Corporate team members during busy and holiday periods
• Maintaining linkages across The Work Foundation with the rest of Lancaster University.

You should have substantial amount of experience in an office support role, have a good knowledge of MS Office and must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills. It is vital that you possess the ability to identify and implement improvement initiatives to improve efficiency and that you have a flexible attitude to change. Candidates should have GSCE Maths and English and be educated to an A-level standard (or equivalent level qualification).

In addition this role requires an individual who is able to maintain confidentiality at all times, remain calm under pressure, work well in a team whilst still being able to self manage and remain self motivated. They must be diplomatic and confident. Due to the nature of the role it is vital to have an eye for detail.

The post is full-time (35 hours p.w.) and offers excellent benefits including 31 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays), cash plan health cover and stakeholder pension scheme.

For an informal conversation regarding this role please contact Richard van ’t Erve on or +44(0)207 976 3568.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.

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