Business Administrator

Waterlooville | Other

Business Administrator

Design, Integration & Test (DIT Design)

Waterlooville, PO7 7XY

Full Time, Permanent


We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Administrator to join our team at DIT Design. This role will provide administrative support activities that facilitate the smooth running of the projects and business, providing a high-quality service to customers through administrative tasks. This role will report to the Contract Administration Manager, working across DIT and supporting with the Skynet contract.


Serco's DIT team at Waterlooville forms part of the technology capability, providing high integrity test solutions, through-life support, data acquisition/simulation, and technical consultancy. The DIT team works with leading industry technologies and tools, which are integrated into innovative solutions that enables customers to reduce costs and succeed in their goals.


Main responsibilities of the role include:

  • Administration support to the DIT contract across all projects including assistance to the configuration, security departments and Project Managers.
  • Booking of meeting rooms, organising, and arranging meetings for staff, including arranging refreshments and buffets.
  • Providing ad-hoc administrative support to the management team, including diary management, arranging training and travel.
  • Assist with presentations and reports on behalf of the management team using data they have provided.
  • Maintain filing systems and key documentation.
  • Purchasing products, materials and services using in-house stock ordering system and corporate online purchasing resources.
  • Ensuring communications are appropriately cascaded as directed using various methods such as newsletters, comms screen, posters and site-wide emails.
  • Managing supplier invoices and processing.
  • Assisting with month end financial reports which includes preparing overtime and absence/sickness reports from all colleagues at the Waterlooville site.


What you'll need to do the role 

  • Good level of general educations, including English and Maths.
  • Basic knowledge of IT applications, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work well under-pressure to meet specific deadlines.


What we offer

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • Interesting and enjoyable work
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities


Why Serco

Meaningful and Vital Work - Everyone in our Defence business has an important role to play in the smooth operation of the UK's Armed Forces. Whether you're joining us from the military or from a civilian background, you'll take great pride in supporting the military and the care we take of our defence customers.


A World of Opportunity - With over 70 military contracts here in the UK and a wide variety of roles, Serco can offer excellent opportunities for progression, whether that's in Defence or in another part of our multi-sector business. We also support our teams with a range of training and accreditations, from apprenticeships to chartered statuses.


Great People - Within Serco you'll find diverse and inclusive people that are driven by the same can-do attitude and values of Care, Trust, Pride, and Innovation. We are proud of who we are as individuals - and of how we come together as one team.


About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


We're also a signatory of the UK Government's Women in Defence Charter



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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.


We see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 


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