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Senior Administrator

Reference number: HyEw1-15

Location: Birmingham Office

This role will provide comprehensive Senior Administrative support to the area team in the East Midlands, including the administration of financial processes, travel and accommodation, events, organising and maintaining materials and equipment, diary bookings and fleet car administration so that staff and volunteers operate efficiently.

The successful candidate will be expected to build and maintain effective relationships, both internally and externally, using diplomacy and tact, ensuring that confidential and sensitive matters are handled appropriately, so that all contact is professional and RSPB is represented in a positive manner.

They will be required to provide comprehensive support to recruiting managers and enable new staff to be correctly and safely welcomed into the organisation.

They will be expected to provide some technical / operational knowledge of the RSPB, and assist in the management of business information and data held in RSPB systems so that this information is available internally and externally, in accordance with the RSPB's information management policies.

They will support procurement and financial management and reporting processes, to ensure that financial information is accurate and well managed allowing the RSPB to obtain value for money and managers to have access to accurate and current information at all times.

They will contribute to the wider office support by managing telephone and face to face enquiries from staff, volunteers, visitors and the public to provide a welcoming reception to RSPB offices/sites.

They will share best practice and contribute to the continuous professional development of the wider RSPB administrative team, both locally and more widely across the organisation, proactively sharing best practice and building positive relationships, so that RSPB has a highly effective administrative team.

Please send in your application/CV as soon as you are ready - we are actively recruiting and may draw the role to close when suitable applications are received. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Salary starting at

£17,276 to £18,716 per annum pro rata - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range

Hours & contract information

Hours: Part time, 18.75 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

Closing date: 10 January 2020
Interview date: 20 January 2020

How to apply

Our job information pack and accompanying role profile tell you all about the key result areas and the skills and experience needed for the role. Please make sure you include reference number HyEw1-15 on your application.

Role Profile (Word 143Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

Job information pack (PDF 949Kb, requires Adobe Reader)

Application details (Word 27Kb, requires Microsoft Word)

This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. You will be asked to declare unspent convictions and cautions at offer of employment stage.

Who to contact

For questions about this post
Katherine Edwards-White

Send application details to
Katherine Edwards-White