Business Administration - Personal Support

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Business Administration - Personal Support

Salary - Starting from £28,000 (Depending on experience and suitability for the role)

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Closing date - 14th July

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)

  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle.

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training.

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services.

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution).

  • Life Assurance.

  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending.

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family.

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site.

What will I be doing?

As a Personal Assistant within Business Administration at AWE, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of our company's administrative functions. You will deliver an efficient, effective, and reliable level of secretarial and business administration support to Senior Management.

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • In consultation with Senior Managers, manage mailboxes and diaries using Microsoft Outlook

  • Prioritise and deal directly with emails and other correspondence.

  • Compile and track 'to do,' task lists, call forwards and actions.

  • Organise physical and electronic filing systems and keep updated.

  • Arrange meetings varying from individual to larger department meetings/events.

  • Organise travel and process expenses reimbursement.

  • Ensure key relationships are built and maintained with external and internal customers.

  • Prepare presentations for meetings, compile minutes and define actions.

  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in Environment, Safety, Health, Security and Quality.

To be successful in this role you should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively to meet conflicting demands.

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.

  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities

  • High level of professionalism and integrity

All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.