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Business Admin

Operating Company: Berkeley Homes Capital
Title: Business Admin
Is this a business operations role, or trade role? Business Operation
Application Reference Number: BHCAPBAWat
Level: 3
Entry Requirements: Level 2 qualifications or 5 GCSES including Maths and English grade 4/C and above.
Location: London
Working Hours: 40 hours per week
Starting Salary: £18,500 
Application End Date: 1st October 2021
Description: A fundamental part of business operations. Undertaking a variety of administrative skills.


Overview of the Role:

Please note that people working within the technical team are not working as architects; the technical team manages the design process, which usually includes the appointment of third party architects.
The technical department liaises closely with the land, commercial and construction departments to ensure a seamless transition from design through procurement and construction.

  • General admin duties for overall office 
  • Answering the telephone. Dealing with the calls as required 
  • Greeting visitors 
  • Offering and making of drinks where required. 
  • Dealing with mail: 
    • Incoming: opening, date stamping, sorting and distributing to the relevant person/department. 
    • Outgoing: enveloping, labelling if necessary, franking, bagging; taking to the post office for posting if required in case of emergencies, large packets or failure of collection.
  • Photocopying of all typed material, any relevant enclosures, other paperwork and plans.
  • Filing of all day to day paperwork on regular basis. 
  • Minute Taking 
  • Typing of all correspondence, sub-contract orders, variation orders and other documents throughout the day as they are passed on. 
  • Uploading and Downloading to and from file storage systems. 
  • Checking, keeping and updating of stationery stock levels, ensuring best deals with stationery suppliers. 
  • Take every possible opportunity to improve your knowledge and development - expand the breadth of your knowledge-base as well as the depth. 
  • Work safely and competently in a site based environment always adhering to Group Health and Safety standards.

In carrying out your role we expect that you:

  • Demonstrate support for Berkeley Group values 
  • Have Integrity - build trust by being open, clear and credible 
  • Be Passionate - take pride in what you do and the impact that you make 
  • Respect People - work together, empower people and value the contribution of others 
  • Think Creatively - find individual solutions 
  • Excellence Through Detail - deliver the best through attention to detail, in everything that you do

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To undertake an agreed programme of learning that leads to gaining a recognised qualification as part of an apprenticeship framework/standard. 
  • To actively participate in your development plan under the supervision of your line manager, sub-contractor management team and the College assessor 
  • To work under supervision to learn your role. Specifics for each apprenticeship role can be found at the end of the job description. 
  • To work safely and competently in a site based environment and to always adhere to Group Health and Safety Standards. 
  • Ensure personal protective equipment (PPE) is used at the appropriate time for each task being undertaken. 
  • To undertake and take part in other duties, meetings, toolbox talks, supervision, training and events as requested by your manager that aids learning and development for your role. 
  • To demonstrate compassion and consideration for others, forming mutual trust and professional respect. 
  • To operate with a 'one team' approach demonstrating flexible engagement with internal and external colleagues. 
  • To operate with consistent effort, overcoming obstacles to achieve a goal. 
  • To be self-driven with a willingness to learn, adopting a 'can do' mentality and work ethic. 
  • To maintain the Berkeley Homes brand and assist in the delivery of a quality product with minimal build defects leading to positive customer satisfaction at hand-over and beyond. 
  • To consistently work to a high standard and look for ways to improve current working practices and processes for the benefit of customers and Berkeley Homes. 
  • Act in accordance with the company Culture and Values of 'Our Vision' commitment to being a World Class Business generating long-term value by creating successful, sustainable places where people aspire to live.

Person Specification:

  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
  • Follows instructions 
  • Good organisational, time management and planning skills 
  • Methodical and meticulous 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, the internet and email 
  • Able to build and maintain good working relationships with suppliers 
  • Takes pride in the job 
  • Hard-working 
  • Works well as part of a team and on their own

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