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Administration Assistant

Admin & Clerical
£22,000 to £24,000 Per Annum
Pension, 20 day's holiday + bank holidays
Saffron Walden
Contract Type:
Full time

 Job Title:                            Administration Assistant

Salary:                                c. £24,000 pa depending upon experience

Location:                             Saffron Walden, Essex

Term:                                  Permanent


RecruitAbility are looking for a self-motivated and dedicated administrator to join their client’s dynamic and thriving business based in Saffron Walden. The role is based in their friendly and hard-working sales and customer service team.

 The role of Administration Assistant

This role requires an Administration Assistant who is dedicated and self-motivated  with a keen work ethic. The ideal candidate would be someone who is willing to learn and engage with a wide variety of administration tasks and works well as part of a team.

The role will include:

  • Daily answering of main phone
  • Assisting with raising
  • Purchase Orders
  • Continual monitoring of container shipments/arrivals into UK ports
  • Working closely with shippers with regards paperwork to ensure smooth entry into UK ports
  • Continual support for the warehouse where needed
  • Receipt of Customer orders
  • Liaising with warehouse and hauliers regarding delivery and transport information
  • Issue confirmation Sales Order to customer and update customers accordingly
  • Continuous Customer service – updating delivery dates/times as requested and various other requests received from customers
  • Monitoring stock and understanding ongoing customer requirements
  • Supporting Sales team with any new customer requirements
  • Input of Supplier Invoices onto Sage and reconcile statements as received and resolve any issues as required
  • Ensuring all systems are kept up to date - Sage and company’s bespoke system
  • To cover all admin duties during other colleague’s holiday periods
  • Process Customer invoices on a weekly basis
  • General office administration duties

To be considered for the role of Administration Assistant

  • Excellent written and communication skills
  • Accurate with ongoing attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and to undertake a range of different tasks as required
  • Microsoft Office Skills (Word/Excel/Outlook)
  • Able to multitask, great organisational skills and a good sense of humour
  • Confident Team player that can think for themselves and use their own initiative and thrive in a busy environment
  • Flexible, committed and reliable


The package for the role of Administration Assistant

Salary: c. £24,000 pa

20 day’s holiday + bank holidays


Friendly office environment


If you are interested in this role please apply on line quoting reference RA12857 or call Wendy for more information on 01279 758855.

This vacancy is being advertised by RecruitAbility Ltd.  The services advertised by RecruitAbility Ltd are those of an Employment Agency.