Business Support Administrator

Are you a highly experienced administrator with some supporting HR administrative practice? Have you an interest in the agricultural industry? Do you thrive when working in a varied administrative position? Then this is an exciting new opportunity for you!

JOB TITLE: Business Support Administrator

LOCATION: Glastonbury, Somerset

SALARY: £24,000 - £28,000 PA DOE

HOURS: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm with an hour for lunch

BENEFITS: This is an exciting chance to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge business in a beautiful rural location, where you can really make a difference. The company offer a discretionary bonus scheme as well as 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and company pension.

THE COMPANY: This growing business based on a picturesque farm in rural Somerset is home to a number of successful businesses within agriculture, property and renewable energy. They are passionate about delivering results in the fight against climate change and their head office is a hub of innovation and creativity.

THE ROLE: This is a dual role that offers the successful candidate the opportunity to be involved in the business, supporting the MD with day-to-day administration as well as the opportunity to support the HR function of the business in an administrative capacity.

Administrative support to the Managing Director;

  • Provide assistance during presentations/meetings, taking minutes where required.

  • Devising and maintaining office systems, including data management and filing

  • Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate.

  • Meeting and greeting visitors.

  • Organising and maintaining the Managing Director's diary, booking appointments and setting up internal meetings with the wider management team.

  • Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations with guidance from the Managing Director.

  • Liaising with the team to ensure that all staff have appropriate stationary and ordering when necessary.

  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post.

HR Administration;

  • Supporting the Managing Director and external HR Consultant with HR matters as they arise.

  • Support the recruitment process; setting up interviews with candidates and arranging follow up calls.

  • Liaising with Managers to set up new staff inductions.

  • Supporting Managers with the probation review process; setting up probation review meetings, providing relevant paperwork and Confirmation in Post letters.

  • Acting as a note taker in employee relations matters; disciplinary, grievance, performance management and attendance management.

  • Update and maintain the company HR system, uploading documentation, processing starters and leavers, monitoring absence and annual leave, actioning changes as requested.

  • Draft and issue letters to leavers and update relevant systems and databases with leaver information including personnel files.

  • Provide HR reports to the Managing Director when required; absence statistics, annual leave balances, starters and leavers.


  • Experience of supporting a Senior Manager in an administrative capacity.

  • Experience of diary management.

  • Demonstrable experience of HR Administration

  • Excellent general administration and customer service skills

  • Good understanding of Microsoft packages; Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

  • Experience of taking minutes in meetings

  • Experience of collating documentation for a Board.

  • A self-starter, with a tenacious attitude and passion for success, who is highly resourceful and self-sufficient.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this exciting new opportunity please do so online or email your CV to You can also call for more details on 01823 285440.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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