WE ARE HIRING - Administrator

Friday, 11th June 2021

Job Title: Administrator

Reports to: DYW Programme Manager

Hours: 37.5 per week

Salary: £20,000 PA

Location: Inverness

Start Date: July/August


Job Description

The role is primarily focused on the operational delivery of the Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) programme in the Inverness and Central Highland area. The key aim of the role is to assist the DYW team and provide an efficient administration service to support the continued building of the programme profile - establishing the DYW initiative and delivering the needs of job creation in the Highlands. You will be responsible for assisting the Operations team in developing and delivering the objectives of the regional and national DYW groups. The role requires some travel locally and regionally, and may require a commitment outside of normal working hours.

The successful candidate will have proven administration experience, including data protection in a business environment. Experience of public sector partnership and third-party working is an advantage.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Be the first point of contact for and liaise with employers, stakeholders and key partners as required
  • Assist the Developing the Young Workforce coordinators in identifying and contacting employers
  • Secretarial support to the regional board
  • Provision of general office services
  • Filing and maintenance of records
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of effective administrative procedures and system appropriate to the needs of the programme
  • Develop the relevant work streams for the programme in conjunction with the Developing the Young Workforce Operations team
  • Supporting communications including social media channels
  • Supporting events preparation and delivery
  • Work with the wider Chamber team within Inverness Chamber of Commerce

Key Requirements:

  • Business/Administration related qualification is desirable
  • Understands the benefits of partnerships and can work with other organisations and individuals to identify opportunities which are mutually beneficial
  • Driven and proactive approach
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Tact and diplomacy
  • Organisational and administrative ability
  • Time management and prioritisation
  • Innovation and creativity

Skills & Competencies:

  • Good planning skills
  • Excellent telephone manner and outbound calling skills
  • Good, accurate written communication skills
  • Good networking skills
  • Team working
  • Self-development and learning
  • Autonomous working
  • Proficient in the use of Excel/Word and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in the use of social media platforms

How to Apply:

A CV and Personal Statement, written or by video (500 words max) describing why the candidate considers them self to be the most suitable person for the role, should be submitted to Sandra McCaughey, DYW’s Interim Programme Manager via email at sandra@inverness-chamber.co.uk no later than 30th of June 2021.

For additional information regarding this position contact Sandra McCaughey on 07591386321.