Temporary Administrator (Admin & Clerical)

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Temporary Administrator (Admin & Clerical)
Tonbridge, Kent
Contract / Temporary

VLA 5225131

Posted: 8th March 2023 15:10
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  • Pay Rate:

    £11 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    40, Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • Tonbridge, Kent,

    TN9 1PP

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Administrator (Admin & Clerical)

Reference no: VLA 5225131

Pay Rate: £11 per hour PAYE

Role Length: This opening assignment is for 6 months

An Administrator is needed to administration support for the Commercial Depot by ensuring all relevant administration is completed in a timely fashion. This ensures the Depot functions efficiently and accurately.

To provide ad hoc administration support for the Business Manager, and Operations Manager as required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Complete administration tasks to ensure compliance with company procedures and best practice.
  • Ensure that all messages are passed onto the relevant Manager/colleague.
  • Accurately process all relevant advice notes/disposal documentation, including filing.
  • Frontline telephone call answering.
  • Accurately process data on to the company operating systems (WIMS, Tranman, AVA).
  • Assist in managing filling systems and general documentation.
  • Receive and process customer service requests.
  • Assist in resolving customer queries and complaints about service issues and waste collections.
  • Deal proficiently with any queries to find a suitable resolution.
  • Ensure the accurate inputting of data.
  • Work with and build good working relationships with clients, colleagues and internal departments and ensure good communication links.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • Basic schooling is required, preferably with qualifications (GCSE or equivalent).
  • Financial experience or, as a minimum, dealing with Excel/Google spreadsheets.
  • Experience of some other system use i.e., WIMS, Google, AVA and various other software packages.
  • Administration / clerical experience is desirable.

Skills/Technical skills:

  • Practical verbal and numerical skills are important. A logical and focussed approach to problem solving.
  • Good interpersonal skills- the ability to deal with people from all levels.
  • Microsoft Office/Google Suite IT skills - intermediate level
  • Ability to work under their own initiative.
  • Ability to manage your own workload and manage time effectively.
  • Customer service skills Punctual and reliable.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF.

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Temporary Administrator (Admin & Clerical)
Client Category: Local Authority

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