Admin Officer

Weybridge, Surrey
£22,510 - £23,170
13 Jul 2018
26 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Admin Officer
Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA)
£22,510 - £23,170
Ref: 1588114

Working under the umbrella of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Animal & Plant Health Agency (APHA) is the government agency that takes responsibility for keeping the nation safe from any animal diseases. You will play a key role in assisting the People Lead in activities for Science Directorate comprising of Scientist, administrators, storekeepers, researchers, laboratory staff, managers and experts

Working with other colleagues in the Science Strategy and Planning department, you will provide a high quality service in planning, organising, booking and setting up both bespoke and Civil Service Learning courses, ensuring the events are run smoothly. Maintain calendars of events, use Sharepoint, Excel and Oracle SOP. You will also assist in recruitment exercises such as entering details to the recruitment system, keep track of applications, book rooms, meet candidates and assist vacancy holders. You will be expected to carry out other administrative duties for the department, managers, and senior staff.

This is an exciting opportunity working in a busy and varied role for a wide range of people. If you have a passion for delivering great customer service, an excellent organisational skills, ability to learn quickly, priorities work effectively and can switch tasks using all available tools to keep on top of all tasks  then we’d be delighted to receive your application. In return we will offer excellent rewards and benefits including; individual and team rewards, season ticket loan, bicycle loan, childcare vouchers, bespoke training and workplace wellness programme.

Closing date: 26 July 2018.