Business Administrator

  • Job Reference: R16229
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2024
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: £22,100 to £24,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Are you an organised and detail-oriented individual looking for a challenging role in business administration? AWE are seeking highly motivated individuals to join our dynamic Business Administration team. As a Business Administrator, you will play a vital role in ensuring the smooth operation of our company's administrative functions. If you possess good organisational skills, good multitasking abilities, and a passion for supporting business operations, we want to hear from you!

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

Closing Date: 13th May

Salary: Up to £24k (Dependant on experience)

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time.
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family.
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform general administrative tasks such as managing correspondence, scheduling appointments, and organising meetings.
  • Maintain and update company records, databases, and filing systems.
  • Assist in preparing reports, presentations, and other business documents.
  • Handle incoming calls and provide information to clients, customers, and other stakeholders.
  • Support the management team in coordinating and executing various projects.
  • Collaborate with various departments to streamline processes and improve operational efficiency.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of administrative policies and procedures.


  • Experience as a Business Administrator, Administrative Assistant, or similar role is preferred, but not essential.
  • Good organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks effectively.
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient in using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Some problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • High level of professionalism and integrity.

We offer competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package, and opportunities for career growth and advancement.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.