Brook Street

Business Support Administrator

Brook Street
Reading, Berkshire, England
Up to £27500 per annum
13 Sep 2018
11 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Business Support Administration
Thames Valley Park, Reading
Contract is until June 2019 initially

Brook Street is currently working on behalf of our Global IT Client to recruit a Business Support Administration. This is a contract role based in Reading until the end of June 2019.

As a Brook Street contractor you will be entitled to 25 days holiday per annum, 8 days paid Bank Holidays pro rota, discounted gym membership, use of the onsite health facility, access to online learning and training, free parking and an excellent subsidised restaurant.

Salary: £27,500 per annum, plus benefits

Job Description
Our company's Procurement Team delivers business value through proactive, innovative, compliant, and cost-effective global solutions that consistently exceed stakeholder expectations. The global team has 245+ employees in 30+ countries supporting 100+ geographies worldwide. Through partnerships with business groups and working with countries/regions throughout the world, Procurement reduces the overall cost of business for our company.

This role is part of the Supplier Management Group within Procurement and will provide a combination of administrative and business support to the Supplier Management Group Leadership Team and the global team of 26 as well as the wider Procurement Team.

A typical day in this role can include:
" Provide complex calendar and time management support for the Leadership Team.
" Provide travel management support including making flight, hotel and car rental/taxi bookings as well as applying for visas and passports in a timely manner. Plan, book, schedule and prepare full briefing documentation.
" Manage the ROB calendar and schedule individual and team meetings. Arrange all logistical requirements such as conference rooms, AV and catering.
" Help manage the team.
" Manage team mailing lists: Handle the memberships for all distribution groups.
" Send out a bi-monthly team eNewsletter.
" Coordinate morale team events such as Christmas lunch, volunteering days and team dinners.
" Provide support to the Business Manager for any ad hoc projects, presentations, events.

Candidate Requirements
The ideal candidate will be:
" Two years proven experience in a senior administration role
" Experience working within a global organisation across multiple time zones
" Good knowledge of the MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
" Confident, enthusiastic and proactive individual with a "can-do" attitude who can work alone, or as part of a team. The strength of the person's skills will allow them to hit the ground running.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
" Fluent in verbal and written English

Deadline for CV submission: Monday 17th September @ 3:30PM