Secretary/Office Administrator

Job Description


Are you looking for a new exciting new Secretarial/Administrative role based in Northampton?  The successful candidate will have the opportunity for working for one of the largest privately owned contractors with a presence Nationally in the UK.  The role as secretary/administrator is support the Estimating, Design and Business Development departments, reporting to the Director and Managers of these functions and support their day to day business activities and outputs.  Assisting the Estimating department producing and publishing bid documents.  A pre-requisite of the role is to have InDesign software experience, you will be responsible for typing reports, maintaining records, receiving, printing and distribution of post and other communications; extensive client liaison and internal colleagues; diary management for senior staff and also adhoc administrative tasks.

Qualifications :  Ideally you will have a minium of 5 years experience of working within a similar role within the construction industry would be advantageous.  Good working knowledge of InDesign and Microsoft Office Software is essential.

Attributes/Skills :

The client is looking for a friendly, diligent and flexible individual willing to assist your colleagues in a wide range of tasks. Capable of publishing reports and bid documents, and eye for detail is a must, excellent Microsoft office skills and grammar skills and a creative flair for producing attractive submissions.  You will be able to manage your workload effectively, prioritise tasks and work to deadlines with flexibility of working outside working hours on occasions.

Package : competitive salary, travel expenses, 25 days holiday (+8 days public holiday).  Profit related pay scheme, private health care, life insurance, pension scheme with 5% Employer contribution.  The client provides an excellent working environment and offers genuine career progression with further personal development for the right candidate