Administration involves the day-to-day operations which are essential in supporting a company. It covers a broad range of careers that can be found in every industry in the UK. From organisations ranging from the small, family-run local businesses to international conglomerates, and roles ranging from an entry-level all the way up to Director ranks. These roles are incredibly varied and typically use a wide variety of skills and attributes – whether that’s communication and organisation, or teamwork and dependability. Explore jobs within administration below!
Accounting technicians handle day-to-day financial matters in all types of businesses.
Admin assistants give support to offices by organising meetings, typing documents and updating computer records.
Arts administrators help to organise events and exhibitions, manage staff, and look after buildings like theatres or museums.
Assistant immigration officers check that people have the right to visit or stay in the UK.
Internal and external auditors check organisations' financial records and procedures to make sure they are accurate and efficient.
Bid writers prepare the documents used to pitch for contracts to provide services, or to apply for project funding.
Bilingual secretaries provide administrative services in English and one or more foreign languages.
Bookkeepers keep financial records up to date and help prepare accounts.
Border Force officers protect UK border entry points like ports and airports, by enforcing immigration and customs regulations.
Car rental agents hire out and lease vehicles to businesses and the public.
Charity fundraisers organise events and activities to encourage people to donate to causes and organisations.
Civil Service administrative officers work in government departments, carrying out policies and running services for the public.
Civil Service executive officers work in government departments that develop policies and provide services to the public.
Conference and exhibition managers plan and run events like trade shows, conferences and exhibitions.
Court administrative assistants help with the daily running of courts and their supporting offices.
Credit controllers help firms get the money they are owed from businesses and individuals.
Data entry clerks type information into databases and systems and create letters, reports and other documents.
Diplomatic Service officers help to promote and protect British interests, businesses and citizens overseas.
Estates officers are responsible for the management and upkeep of land and property belonging to local councils and public bodies.
European Union (EU) officials work for institutions like the European Commission or the European Parliament.
Farm secretaries are responsible for the day-to-day running of the business side of farms.
Finance officers help to manage the finances of an organisation by keeping track of its income and controlling its spending.
Financial services customer advisers work in contact centres for banks, insurance, investment and credit companies.
GP practice managers run the business side of doctors' surgeries and health centres.
Health and safety advisers work to reduce accidents, injury and health problems in the workplace.
Health records clerks keep people's medical records up to date.
Health service managers run local healthcare services like hospitals, GP practices and community health services.
Human resources (HR) assistants provide admin support to the HR team in a company or organisation.
Human resources (HR) managers develop, put into place and manage HR policies and plans.
Human resources (HR) officers hire employees and help develop their careers, and look after employee relations, benefits and welfare.
Immigration officers make decisions on whether people have the right to visit or stay in the UK.
Import-export clerks ship goods to and from the UK by road, rail, air and sea.
Insurance brokers use their knowledge of the insurance market to help find the right cover, at the best price, for their customers.
Insurance technicians give administrative support in all types of insurance work.
Interpreters convert the spoken word from one language into another, either face-to-face or remotely.
Local government administrative assistants provide clerical support in council departments and give information to the public.
Local government officers put council policies into practice and provide local services.
Revenues and benefits officers work for local councils and deal with housing benefits, rents, council tax and business rates.
Medical secretaries provide office support in hospitals, GP surgeries, private clinics and universities.
Office managers oversee the day-to-day running of an office or department.
Payroll administrators make sure employees get paid the right amount on the right date.
Personal assistants carry out support tasks for individuals and managers including administration, diary management and event planning.
Post Office customer service assistants help customers in post offices and at counters in shops.
Proofreaders check text before it's printed or published to make sure it's correct and complete.
Purchasing managers buy equipment, goods and services for their company.
Quality control assistants check that control systems and products meet recognised standards.
Receptionists are the first point of contact for visitors to organisations.
Recruitment consultants help employers find suitable staff, and match people to permanent and temporary jobs.
Registrars collect and record details of all births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.
Reprographic assistants use copiers, scanners and printers to make documents, brochures, leaflets and pictures.
Sales administrators process sales orders and payments, arrange deliveries and offer after-sales support.
School business managers oversee the efficient day-to-day running of a school and support the headteacher and leadership team.
School secretaries provide administrative support in schools.
Secretaries provide administrative support for all types of organisations.
Security Service personnel protect the UK against threats to national security.
Sports development officers organise projects and training to encourage people to take part in sport and have a healthier lifestyle.
Supervisors manage teams of staff and organise their workload.
Telephonists, or switchboard operators, answer and connect calls and take messages.
Town planning assistants process applications, give advice about regulations and carry out design work and office administration.
Trade union officials represent, train and advise union members, carry out research and develop policy.
Trading standards officers (TSOs) protect consumers and businesses by promoting a safe and fair trading environment.
Typists use a computer to produce letters, reports and other documents.
Talent Aquisition Advisor
GIORGIO’S CONTINENTAL LTDAs a Business Administration Level 3 Apprentice you’ll be an integral part of our company’s behind the scenes success and be the first point of contact on our busy reception desk. You’ll get to work closely with our skilled teams, learning how to handle various administrative tasks and processes that keep our company running smoothly.
Are you looking to start a long-term career in a high quality, committed company? Lotus Home Care has an opportunity for a business apprentice to join our approachable, friendly team helping to ensure services are safe and compliant to achieve outstanding ratings and outcomes for the people we support.
You will work within the Service Management team, providing support to over 2000 employees. We are looking for someone who can keep up to the demand of working in a fast paced, busy environment. As a successful and growing organisation, our employees are often very technically skilled, and expect great service. We expect our IT Team to be able to think on their feet, apply learning from multiple sources and be highly organised. Due to the nature of the role, this is a 100 office-based role.
A fantastic opportunity to develop a career in HR in a rewarding environment. Chellow Heights Special School have a Level 3 HR Admin Apprentice role with term time only working and a competitive salary. You will assist in the provision of high quality clerical, administration, financial support and reception service to the school.
Bupa UK are recruiting for the next generation of Apprentice Customer Service Advisors! This is an exciting and unique opportunity within the Insurance department. Within this role you will provide confident, knowledgeable, and efficient front line service to Bupa customers via inbound and outbound calls. In addition to working for a globally recognised company, you will be working towards your Customer Service Specialist Level 3 qualification and will have the opportunity to progress further within Bupa to develop a career.
As a HR Apprenticeship, you’ll play a pivotal in the HR function and recruitment team sourcing and screening quality candidates to join us on this amazing journey.
Job DutiesDealing with customers face to face and on telephone.Dealing with property related administration matters.Chasing rents from tenants and inputting on the system.Booking appointments in the diary.Office duties such as filing and data entry.The training you will be gettingBusiness Administration Level 3.Functional Skills (if required).Blended onoff the job training and location to be confirmed.What to expect at the end of your apprenticeshipPermanent Job.Requirements and prospectsDesired skills and personal qualitiesCommunication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, PatienceQualificationsGCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) EssentialThings to considerHelp around the office and other work if required to do so
Responsibilities:General admin dutiesCustomer service dutiesInbound and outbound callsInbound and outbound email enquiriesHandling customer enquiriesInternal salesestimating supportAcknowledging sourcing requests from salesRequest pricing based on new relationshipsOnboard new vendors with due diligenceEmailing supply chain for quotationsMaintain accurate dataSupporting other functions within the business
Waldrons have a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Administrator Apprentice to work alongside the Post Completion Manager finishing off Conveyancing Cases and ensuring all documents are properly completed and the Deeds are correctly stored or returned.
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