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Business Support Admin - Lisburn - 11.83 p/h

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting our Major Public Sector Client with the Recruitment of a Business Support Admin to join them in their Lisburn HQ.

Scale 4 - £11.83 p/h


To provide a modern, efficient, professional and customer-focused administrative service and contribute as an integral member of the Business Support Team to support the vision and mission of company outlined below:

Key Responsibilities:

Business Support Activities

  • Provide an effective reception and switchboard service, acting as first point of contact for callers and visitors to HQ.
  • Provide a modern, efficient, professional and customer-focused administration service providing administrative support for meetings (including preparation of agendas, minute taking and any follow up administrative tasks) and multi-functional projects.
  • Carryout administrative tasks to support the business as usual requirements of other directorates/functions e.g. Service Delivery, Service Support, Finance and HR.
  • Collate information, letters, memos, statistics, reports and other documents for use by management, committees or working groups.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and support, as required, to other staff on current administrative processes.
  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Draft responses to general queries received via email or forward these to the appropriate section for further action.
  • Develop and maintain databases, spreadsheets and other documents, ensuring that all computerised and manual systems used by the Transformation, Performance & Governance Directorate are maintained accurately and updated on a timely basis e.g. inventory, customer charter complaints etc.

Experience and Qualifications


1. Possess at least 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above, or equivalent, to include English and Maths


Have at least 2 years' experience of working in a demanding office environment, carrying out a range of business support tasks including scheduling and administrative support for meetings.


Have at least 4 years' experience of working in an office environment, carrying out a range of administrative tasks.

2. Demonstrate a working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft applications, to include, Word, Excel, and Outlook.

3. Can demonstrate:

(a) effective planning, organisation, prioritising skills and attention to detail;

(b) the ability to work individually and as part of a team;

(c) effective communication skills (both oral and written);

(d) an ability to produce timely and accurate information;

(e) a customer service orientation.


1. Experience of taking and producing minutes and action plans arising from meetings.

2. Experience in managing a busy switchboard.

3. Experience of working within local government or the public sector.

If you are interested in the vacancy and would like to have a confidential chat, please reach out to Phil Doherty directly @VANRATH

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