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At Radleys we have a dedicated team of professionals which includes; scientists, chemical engineers, R&D, glassblowers, customer service, technical support, servicing, sales, marketing and finance who are all working hard to provide our customers with the very best technology and customer service. 

Administration Manager

Administration Manager, Saffron Walden

This exciting opportunity will involve working directly with the company’s senior Managers and Directors and supporting them with facilities, health & safety, HR and other activities. 

The Role

  • Reporting to the Finance Manager
  • Providing support for Facilities activities, including:

    • Day to day support in dealing with queries and issues related to facilities and premises. To include management and organisation of cleaning & refuse services, building maintenance and equipment inspections.
    • Dealing with insurance claims and assisting with annual renewal.
    • Utilities management to include meter readings, dealing with queries and assisting with contract renewals
    • Dealing with land line and mobile telephone replacements, issues and assisting with contract renewals
    • Administration of computer & printer hardware to include ongoing replacement program and organising new PC set up.
    • Supporting the Director of Operations with IT issues and software upgrades as required.
    • Administration of company car fleet and assisting with car renewals.
    • Proactively looking at ways to reduce facilities overheads including reviewing maintenance contracts, utilities contracts and efficient running of current activities

  • Providing support for Health & Safety activities, including:

    • Completion and documentation of 3rd party checks and inspections
    • Administration related to company car drivers
    • Completion and review of internal documents including Risk Assessments, Policy, Checklists, Method Statements, Training Records etc.
    • Completion of customer ‘supplier questionnaires’
    • Working with H&S consultants to ensure H&S legislation is complied with
    • Completing fire drills and fire alarm tests
    • Managing contractors and their paperwork
    • COSHH Risk Assessments and Management
    • Employee DSE questionnaires
    • Other aspects of H&S administration as required
  • Providing support for Human Resources activities, including:

    • Management of the electronic absence management system
    • Monthly reporting and analysis of absences
    • Weekly analysis of staff working hours and maintenance of the clocking in system
    • Monthly reconciliation of overtime hours worked
    • Staff induction and system set up
    • Administration of staff benefit administration including pensions, childcare vouchers & healthcare
    • Assisting with the organisation of staff and third-party events
  • Based in Saffron Walden, Essex. UK

​​The Person

  • Good standard of education, numeracy & literacy, ideally educated to degree level
  • Excellent levels of experience using standard Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Experience in dealing with suppliers in issue resolution, contract discussions and negotiation
  • Ideally Human Resources, Health & Safety and / or Facilities administration experience
  • Minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar role

With the following qualities

  • A professional self-motivated person who can organise their own varied workload

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with colleagues and partners at all levels.
  • Well organised with a good attention to detail and the ability to maintain high levels of accuracy.
  • Enthusiasm and perseverance with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Forward thinking always looking for ways to improve current systems and suggest new initiatives
  • Diligent attitude with the determination to see things through to completion
  • Capable of working as part of a team and able to use own initiative when working independently.
  • Aptitude to meet challenges that may arise

The Package

  • Training
  • Flexible working hours
  • Five weeks holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension contribution
  • Attractive salary
  • Annual discretionary bonus.

Please email your CV with a covering letter stating your salary expectations to Helen Edwards, or call for a confidential discussion. e: helen.edwards@radleys.co.uk  t: +44 1799 513320