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7 months ago
Blue Octopus
Salary: £17,745
Location: York
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Blue Octopus Team
Category: Admin Jobs

35 hours per week full time but willing to consider flexibility

About the role

This is a brand new position within the Business Support area that has been created to assist and support the various teams at our Client in meeting their outcomes and objectives.

You will work collaboratively with the teams in order to understand their requirements, provide admin support and where possible ensure value for money. There will be no such thing as a typical day but you will get involved in arranging travel and accommodation for colleagues, organising catering for meetings and small events, processing expense claims and using management information. 

You will also get involved with arranging meetings and liaising across the different teams to ensure a streamlined communication process using new technology and embracing new ways of working.

About you

Your interpersonal skills will be well developed and you will be adept at engaging with a diverse range of different people. Self-motivated, your organisation skills will underpin your ability to manage multiple deadlines and prioritise your workload.

Polite and customer focussed when dealing with others you will have excellent IT skills and be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of Microsoft applications.

If you would like to contribute to our Client’s outcomes and develop your admin support skills then they would love to hear from you.

About us

Our Client is a social change organisation with a 100-year history. They are built on trust, show they care, and exist to make a difference.

They work with others to put forward sector-leading research, evidence, solutions and stories to the UK’s influencers and decision-makers.

They believe that a prosperous poverty-free UK is within reach - they just need more people to believe it too.

To make their vision a reality they need talent, ideas, skills and passion, plus they need to change some of what they do and how they do it. So, they’re embarking on a significant period of change - change that will see them become an outcomes-focused organisation that embraces new ways of working and modern practices.

If you share their passion, then they need to hear from you.

Closing date for applications is Thursday 21 February 2019

In support of their approach to flexible working they are happy to receive applications from those seeking full time employment, as well as those who may want to share the role on a part time basis. 

When making your application, please state whether you want to be considered for either full or part time work and, if part time, the number of hours per week you would be looking for.

Our commitment to diversity

They are committed to creating opportunities for under-represented groups. Black Asian minority ethnic groups and those with a declared disability are under-represented in the organisation and are positively encouraged to apply. They shall apply Section 159 of the Equalities Act 2010 in the recruitment process.

Our Client are inclusive and committed to giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sexual orientation, transgender status or social economic background. They are also committed to making reasonable adjustments for disabled people.  

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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