Administrative Assistant Funding Assistant

Recruiter
Manpower
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£8.25 per hour
Posted
08 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for Funding Assistants to join a well-established organisation within the public sector. The role will be based in Edgbaston, Birmingham starting immediately.

As an assistant, you will have a critical role in contributing to the delivery of the organisation strategic objectives to time and to budget. Your workload will be largely planned and you will have the opportunity to gain a range of experiences in an interesting and challenging environment. You will be the first point of contact for the organisation dealing with queries on a daily basis as well as supporting the team/project or area of work.

As a Funding Assistant your main responsibilities will be:
*Providing high standard of customer service to colleagues, customers, clients and stakeholders
*All new requests are quickly verified
*Undertake administrative activities
*Liaising with colleagues across the various branches in England and UK
*Co-ordinate meetings
*Organise events
*Process petty cash claims
*Support the efficient delivery of the funding lifecycle

Experience and skills required:
*Able to use initiative and work within a team
*Pro-active
*Highly organised
*Ability to work within a fast-paced environment
*Adaptable to change
*Building good rapport with customers and colleagues
*Ability to remain calm under pressure
*IT Literate
*Excellent communication skills
*Professional

Hours of work/rate of pay:
Monday to Friday
Full or Part Time, need to cover core times between 10:00am-15:00pm
£8.25 p/h

This vacancy is to start on a temporary contract up until December 2017, with the view of gaining a permanent opportunity with the organisation.