Administration Assistant

  • Location
    Grays, Essex
  • Category
    Admin. Secretarial and PA - Administrator
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 26000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Office

Administration Assistant


£24,000-£26,000 per annum
Grays, Essex
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm



Benefits: car parking on site, 22 days holiday + bank holidays, NEST pension scheme, Christmas bonus related to length of service and individual performance, long-term rewarding career opportunities, development opportunities



Due to a recent promotion, my client, a successful construction business based in Grays is currently seeking an Administration Assistant within this fast-paced environment. My client is a growing business and want to invest in a hands-on problem solver who is computer literature and enthusiastic.



Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:




  • Support the Head of Plant and Small Tool Manager in day-to-day tasks, providing support and administration

  • Schedule routine inspection and maintenance of formwork and tools equipment.

  • Contacting suppliers to obtain quotations/placing orders.

  • Agreeing delivery times

  • Determining resource requirements, work allocation and production deadlines to achieve production objectives.

  • Maintaining proper documentation for all formwork and tool related activities.

  • Ensuring materials, supplies and equipment are readily and continuously available for workers to carry out production process.

  • Implementing continuous plant improvements for increased productivity and scrap reduction.

  • Arranging meetings on behalf of the staff, including booking meeting spaces and organising refreshments

  • Taking and distributing meeting minutes when required

  • Visiting site when required

  • Liaising with Site Supervisors regularly



Personal requirements:




  • Experience within the construction industry and/ or plant hire ideal but not essential

  • IT literacy and a working knowledge of relevant software, such as Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook.

  • Excellent organisation skills to ensure that daily activities of department run smoothly.

  • The ability to multitask and prioritise tasks to cope with the multifaceted nature of the job.

  • Understand and utilise systems to carry out problem solving.

  • Show initiative, to recognise emerging problems and proactively develop solutions.

  • Show commercial awareness and an understanding of business.

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Establish effective networks, both internally and externally.


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