Administration Assistant

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Work type: External Fixed Term Contract
Location: Wiltshire
Categories: Administration/Secretarial

Job Title: Administration Assistant

Location: Swindon Depot

Salary: £21,161 - £27,947 depending on skills and experience

12 Month Fixed Term Contract | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

We have an opportunity for an Administration Assistant to join Swindon Depot to support the Connections Delivery Team across the region. You will be responsible for the efficient and effective management of the administration support for team including programming of works, compiling job packs for operational staff, and ensuring that jobs are prepared for financial closure.

You'll provide financial and administrative support across the team, and will play an integral part in the delivery of customer service and reporting. In your role, you’ll deliver a high level of customer service whilst supporting with business processes and reporting requirements within the Region. You’ll look after elements such as timesheets and expenses, as well as all purchasing documentation including purchase orders and invoices. Working with your team, you’ll also hold responsibility for stakeholder liaison including suppliers and contractors, and support with planned supply interruption requests and data entry of regulatory performance information. You will regularly use our internal systems (Promis and Sims); therefore although not essential, experience with either of these packages would be advantageous.


Your Skills and Experience

This is a multi-functional role which will combine a number of tasks on a daily and monthly basis, across a wide range of areas. To be successful in this role, you’ll have previous experience in a similar role, with a strong focus on customer service. You’ll be an accurate and careful worker with good attention to detail, and should be flexible with your time, and adaptable to the fast paced office environment we work in. Prioritising your own workload is key, as well as contributing to an ever evolving programme. You’ll also be great with Microsoft packages, with a flair for picking up new IT systems.


Our Company

At Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), our skilled teams operate and maintain our electricity distribution and transmission networks, carrying electricity to over 3.7 million homes across the north of the Central Belt of Scotland and Central Southern England.

Operations are responsible for keeping the lights on; we are at the front line on the Network. If we find a fault, it is our responsibility to respond to the fault, and dispatch our skilled teams to fix it as quickly as possible. We work in all hours, and through all weathers, ensuring our customers are never without power.


Our Benefits

We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;

- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)

- Great share plans

- Group Pension Plan

- One day paid volunteering

- Tailored internal development opportunities


Next Steps

Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.

Closing date for applications is: Wednesday 25th July 2018.

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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