Administration Assistant

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Work type: Permanent - Full Time
Location: Hampshire, M4 corridor, Berkshire
Categories: Administration/Secretarial

Job Title: Administration Assistant

Location: Reading

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

Permanent | Full Time Hours | 37 hours per week

Our Role

This busy and varied role needs a confident professional to provide high level administrative support to two Sector Directors in our Telecoms business unit.  You will handle complex diary and travel arrangements as well as the usual range of correspondence and documentation, all whilst juggling conference calls and scheduling meetings.

You will also undertake projects and co-ordinate events to ensure work is completed to time, to standard and to budget.  Furthermore, you will manage the dissemination of confidential and sensitive information to and from directors and senior manager.

Your Skills and Experience

You should have experience in a similarly demanding role supporting executives within a complex large-scale organisation such as SSE.  Your attention to detail and problem solving skills will be paramount as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.  In addition, you should be self-assured, exercising tact, discretion and confidentiality at all times.

On occasions, there will be a requirement for you to work flexibly and this may include working beyond the end of your normal day.  Similarly, there could be rare instances when travel to other SSE sites may be required.

Our Company

The Enterprise Division comprises four companies: Contracting, Rail, Telecoms and Utilities. The SSE Enterprise Projects and Operational Support Team support the entire Enterprise division leading the deployment of best practice in assurance, project management, engineering and in handling strategic projects.

SSE Enterprise Telecoms operates a 13,700km private telecoms network, with 265 Points of Presence and connectivity to over 80 commercial data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a competitive range of leading edge Ethernet, Cloud Connect, Optical Networking and Co-location services.

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 22nd of August 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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