Business Administrator

Operating Company: Berkeley Homes Capital

Application Reference Number: BHCAPBAWat

Level: 3

Entry Requirements: Level 2 qualifications or 5 GCSES including maths and English grade 4/C and above

Location: Watford

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Starting Salary: £18,500

Application End Date: 26th June 2022

Brief Description: 

A fundamental part of business operations. Undertaking a variety of administrative skills.

Person Specification:

  • Proactive, self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook
  • Keen to deliver exceptional customer service
  • Credible, and comfortable in dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Well-presented and business like
  • Punctual and reliable 
  • Hard-working
  • Follows instructions
  • Flexible
  • Methodical and meticulous
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organisational, time management and planning skills
  • Able to build and maintain good working relationships with suppliers
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, internet and email 
  • Takes pride in the job
Overview of the Role:

Please note that people working within the business support team on a dedicated development.

  • 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.

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.

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