Organisational Support Administrator

St Albans, 23k-26k

A new role has arisen for an organised administrator to join an exciting, not for profit organisation.

Based in the heart of St Albans town centre, the company are offering a salary between £23-26k, core hours 9-5.30 with some flex, 25 days holiday and free parking.

You’ll be working closely with the manager and a number of voluntary directors, local businesses and freelance consultants.

The role is interesting, varied, multi functional and challenging.

No two days will be the same and you will thrive in a fast paced role, utilising your organisational and administrative expertise.

Key responsibilities:
•    Management of all functions, including invoicing and payment systems
•    Ensure papers and reports are submitted to board meetings
•    Data management for effective performance monitoring
•    Maintain office facilities and ICT systems
•    Manage company record policies, operating procedures and admin systems
•    Support mailings and distribution of correspondence
•    Collate and disseminate information
•    Provide project support and assist with initiatives and as required

Person Specific:
•    Minimum of 5 years administration experience within a fast paced multi functional environment with tight deadlines.
•    Excellent people and relationship skills
•    Ability to work independently, use initiative and prioritise work loads
•    Experience managing meetings and minute taking
•    Confident drafting reports and analysing data
•    Good IT skills, both Word and Excel
•    Effective under pressure with a great sense of humour

Salary: £23-26k

Benefits: 25 days holiday and free parking!

Operations Planner

St Albans, up to 30k

We are recruiting for an Operations Planner to join an established and forward thinking logistics company in St Albans!

Our client are a market leader in their industry and although established, they are progressive, with resources available to offer sustained growth in the short and medium term.

This role would suit an individual who is passionate, ambitious and wishes to develop a career in international logistics, while working for a financially strong and stable company.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully adapt, understand and thrive in different working environments.

Our client has a proven record of developing individuals from outside the transport and logistics industry, and although experience will be of an advantage, if you are a graduate, possess excellent communication skills, and have a desire to progress in a successful but demanding environment, your application will be seriously considered.

Full training will be provided for the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities:
•    Scheduling vehicles within the UK and Europe
•    Explain complex logistical issues concisely in both written and verbal form
•    Negotiating directly with both customers and suppliers - identifying and exploring potential opportunities to increase both profitability and turnover
•    Extensive liaison with clients in the UK and Europe, focusing on building long-term relationships

Person Specific:
•    Excellent communication skills are essential for this role
•    Ability to work to deadlines and plan ahead
•    Ability to learn quickly and pick up new tasks efficiently
•    You must have a high level of numeracy and literacy
•    Commercial acumen
•    Possess a "can do" attitude
•    Ability to maintain a professional, helpful and positive attitude to work colleagues, suppliers and especially customers
•    As the company works with a large number of European clients, a French or German speaking candidate would be at an advantage, but is not essential

Salary: up to £30k, depending on experience

Hours: Mon-Fri 0730-1700/08:00-18:30 alternating weekly, and one Saturday every 3 weeks 08:00-13:00

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