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about 1 year ago
Home Office
Salary: £29,040 - 33,396 per year + excellent benefits pac
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Home Office
Category: Secretary Jobs

Lead Administrator

Why this role is important

The Home Office is currently in a transformative and progressive era where the digital and technological make-up is constantly developing. On a day to day basis, the decisions you make have an impact on how the end users in the Home Office are equipped to do their jobs. This means your work is indirectly impacting everyone in the UK.

Job Responsibilities

As the Lead Administrator at the Home Office’s Manchester office, you will lead and run the administration for the Governance, Risk and Assurance (GRA) function of the Home Office, providing both secretarial, administrative support and leading a team, across the full range of GRA activities.

You will own, maintain and develop the administrative services and processes on behalf of the Head of Governance, Risk and Assurance, ensuring that they are fit for purpose and meet the requirements of the GRA function.

You will be working directly under the Head of GRA, acting as the liaison between GRA Administration and senior staff from other business areas across the Home Office.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written at all levels
  • Excellent Organisational skills, able to work flexibly, switching and prioritising tasks at short notice
  • Stakeholder management and liaison in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Experience in a leading role within either business management or business administration
  • Experience of maintaining central knowledge and information repositories, including configuration management and version control
  • Experience of proving secretariat support at management-level board meetings, including minute taking
  • Experience of providing project/programme support
  • Desirably you will have experience of leading/managing an administration team and knowledge within Information Technology, Cyber Security or Information Assurance

What’s on offer

As an employer of choice, the Home Office offers an extensive benefits package including:

  • A competitive salary package consisting of:
    £29,040 – £33,396
  • 34 days leave (25 days annual leave, plus a privilege day, plus statutory bank holidays)
  • Excellent pension scheme (27.9% employer pension contributions)
  • An extensive training and development plan for this role and those within your team
  • The Home Office is committed to flexible working to support a healthy work-life balance

Hays Specialist Recruitment has been appointed as the exclusive recruitment partner for the Home Office. For all enquiries, please contact the Hays Home Office team.

Interviews will take place on the week commencing 10th June in Manchester.

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