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Administrative Officer
Location: Slough
Salary:£10.08 p/h
Date: 15 Feb 2019

BBS Recruitment is currently recruiting for administrative officer to work for their client based in Slough.

The successful candidate will provide a confidential and effective administrative and project support role to the Team/Service.

Responsibilities and duties as an administrative officer:

-        To provide confidential, administrative support to the company

-         Answering telephone enquiries

-        Diary management, arrangement of meetings, prioritising and answering routine correspondence and e-mails as directed.

-        To contribute to the development of effective Education and Children’s Services business partnerships, both internal and external, through establishing good customer relationships and by delivering high quality support services.

-        To support the (Team/Service) in the co-ordination and direction of corporate and/or directorate tasks and activities.

-        To support the project work of the team / service, to prepare research material and collate data as required.

-        To support the development of administrative processes and systems for the (Team/Service, to maintain such systems effectively and ensure data quality and accuracy.

-        To respond to routine telephone & written enquiries on behalf of the (Team/Service) as appropriate.

-         To word process documents and produce presentations.

-         To attend meetings, take minutes, circulate documents and follow up action as necessary.

-         To undertake a range of business support functions e.g. processing invoices, raising purchase orders, placing orders and processing expenses claims/mileage claims as necessary, maintaining and reviewing cost centre budget spreadsheets and providing budget monitoring information and coordinating monthly / weekly returns and rotas.

-         To support and oversee other staff as required.

-         To provide administrative cover across the Directorate as required.

-        To undertake any other administrative tasks which are commensurate to the grade of the post


Experience, Knowledge skills & abilities required:

-Previous experience of supporting and overseeing staff.

-Understanding of good customer service

-Understanding of and commitment to Equality and Diversity.

 -Some knowledge of local government

-Previous administrative skills at a high level.

-Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.

-Ability to undertake research and project work.

-Good IT skills for utilising the Internet including accurate skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

- Good organisational skills

- Accuracy in dealing with data.

- Flexible, adaptable and able to work using own initiative.

-Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.



-        The successful candidate must be educated to GCSE or equivalent level with a good level of numeracy and literacy.

-        Commitment to personal and professional development.

-        Office skills-based qualifications such as RSA, Pitmans, NVQ Business Administration Level 3, BTEC or equivalent.


-        5 years’ work reference


-Weekly pay

- Full time can be offered to the right candidates

Working hours: 09:00am to 17:30pm


If you are interested in this position, please call us on 01707664211.