Office Administrator

Waterlooville | Other

Office Administrator
Design, Integration & Test (DIT)
Waterlooville, PO7 7XY

Permanent, Full Time, 37 hours per week (one day a week working from home) 
Competitive salary plus benefits 


Serco have an exciting opportunity for an Office Administrator to join the Administration team at our DIT contract in Waterlooville. 

As an Office Administrator you will support (administrative) activities that facilitate the smooth running of the projects and business, providing a high-quality service to customers (both internal & external) through administrative tasks. Reporting to the Operations & Security Manager, you will ensure a high standard of service is delivered and continually seek to improve services by making a positive contribution to the professionalism of the team. 


There is potential flexibility to reduce to part time hours (e.g. 30 hours per week) subject to candidate.


Main Accountabilities:

You will develop the skills you need for the job by working alongside your colleagues and obtain experience in many different aspects of the role.


You will also be helped to build relationships with peers, allowing you to achieve your professional development objectives.


Duties will include:


  • Administration support to the DIT contract across all projects including assistance to the configuration, security departments and Project Managers.
  • Responsible for the processing of the DIT monthly payroll, carrying out duties as directed by the Business Support & Engagement Manager, Space & Security (S&S).
  • Booking of meeting rooms, organising and arranging meetings for staff, including arranging refreshments and buffets.
  • Assist with presentations and reports on behalf of the management team using data they have provided.
  • Maintain filing systems as required.
  • Raising purchase orders as directed.
  • Maintain documents and update the document database (including coordinating reviews of local operating procedures) under the supervision and guidance of the Configuration and Data Manager.
  • Cascade communications as directed using various methods such as newsletters, posters and site-wide emails.
  • Processing supplier invoices
  • Record and maintain various employee information (leave details, long service/recognition awards, training).
  • Minute taking. 


What you'll need to do the role:


  • Good all-round education, specifically English and Maths.
  • Good knowledge of IT applications, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Being able to complete tasks on time achieving deadline and key milestones if required.
  • Must be able to communicate confidently.
  • Ability to occasionally be flexible with regards to working hours 


What we offer


  • Competitive salaries with annual reviews
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, free flu vaccines and more.
  • A Serco benefits portal offering a wide range of discounts for major high street brands in Retail, Leisure & Hospitality
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.

To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, 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 and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 



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31/07/2024 01:20:00
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