Business Support Administrative Assistant

British Red Cross
03 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Business Support/ Administrative AssistantLocation: UK Office, London35 hours PermanentGBP 19,998 - GBP 20,832 (including London weighting) About the roleThis is a fantastic opportunity to join the British Red Cross People and Learning (P&L) Team.The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the Organisation Development and Learning teams and to support any identified project work. The focus of the project work can change in accordance with current directorate priorities. The main duties and responsibilities will include: * Project Support * Systems administration * General administration support * Meetings/ conference arrangements * Team support About the teamThe role of P&L Support Assistant sits within the People and Learning directorate.The P&L Directorate delivers the organisation's People Goals enabling an increasingly diverse workforce to be truly aligned to our mission, values and fundamental principles. Working across the organisation, the Directorate ensures that there are volunteering and employment arrangements which enable managers to recruit, develop, recognise and retain our people which meet the needs of each part of the organisation and is focused on making a difference to people in crisis. The Directorate works through a strong organisation development approach with a focus on engagement through transparency and openness. About the personWe are very interested in receiving applications from candidates who feel they meet the following criteria: * Experience in an administrative role * Able to use Word and Excel to intermediate level and experience of using PowerPoint * Effective communication skills, both written and oral * Good interpersonal skills including tact and diplomacy * Time management skills, working to fixed deadlines * Able to prioritise and carry out multiple tasks * Able to work independently as well as part of a teamPlease click here for the Role profile and person specification Closing date for applications is (23:59), Monday, 21st August 2017.Interviews will take place on Tuesday, 5th September 2017. Should you have any questions on this role please email us at quoting reference REQTV About the organisation The British Red Cross helps millions of people in the UK and around the world to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies, disasters and conflicts. Our volunteers and staff help people in crisis to live independently by providing support at home, mobility aids and transport. We also teach first aid skills. We are part of the global Red Cross and Red Crescent humanitarian network. We refuse to ignore people in crisis.We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include: * 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays) * Up to 6% contributory pension * Childcare vouchers The British Red Cross is committed to being an inclusive employer with a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from people from the widest possible diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences - including disabled and ethnic minority candidates. This is to contribute to the breadth of experience we need to respond to people in crisis. As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults. The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738). Follow us on and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. Refusing to ignore people in crisis