Senior Administrator

Undisclosed Company
South Lanarkshire, East Kilbride
£11.14 - £11.51 per hour
28 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Key Responsibilities

* Support to the business in developing a year-ahead work plan constrained to the internal resources and funding available.
* Provide support to those managing packages of work by helping them with a variety of standard business processes / tools and liaising with appropriate internal stakeholders to include:-
* raising orders for the spending of monies on goods and services
* ensuring that accruals/goods receipts are in place
* managing external budgets during the year, making changes where needed
* securing changes to planned levels of internal resource
* problem solving on behalf of those managing packages of work to ensure good control, wherever this is appropriate
* inputting at progress meetings where required to provide supporting information to those managing the packages of work
* Provide support and management information to delivery teams to ensure that their portfolio of work is matched to the internal and external resources and budgets available, and reallocated as effectively as possible when priorities change
* Identifying issues early and putting in place actions to resolve on behalf of those being supported.

Desirable Experience

* Previous experience of financial and contract management in a large organisation
* Previous experience of providing high quality proactive support to others in a business environment. If this is in a project support environment, this is an advantage but not essential
* Strong numerical skills, able to interrogate, analyse and report data
* Good experience of Microsoft Office software in general, must include some experience in the use of excel for reporting and analysis.
* Experience of working in a large organisation, or an organisation with 'matrix management' is useful but not essential

Personal skills

* Ability and enthusiasm to learn new processes and tools quickly, not afraid to be in the 'deep end' to start with.
* Ability to work on own initiative and identify and solve problems
* Enthusiasm for provision of high quality support to others, with a proactive approach
* Flexible and adaptable
* Questioning attitude
* Good interpersonal skills, able to actively build and develop strong working relationships across a variety of diverse teams.
* Good attention to detail