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Serco is currently recruiting for an Administration assistant within the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Procurement team. The Administration Assistant will provide efficient and effective administrative support to the Category Management team, within the Procurement Service. This is a part time role of 18.75 hours Monday-Friday 11-2:45. The Administration Assistant report directly to the head of procurement
This role is within the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Procurement team based at Serco ASP, this was formed in 2002, the partnership delivers a comprehensive range of shared services including procurement and primary care support services to NHS partners and customers across the East of England and the UK.
Provide administrative and secretarial support to category managers and their teams.
Type letters, reports and client related correspondence.
Input data onto procurement systems such as Powergate and Nexus
Communicate directly with suppliers and trust staff as well as other agencies both inside and outside the Trust
Provide a complete secretarial service including word processing, filing, faxing and photocopying.
Attend team meetings as required and take minutes and issue agendas
Maintain a diary (including electronic diaries) of appointments and information relevant to the team.
Using own initiative to plan and organise workload without direct supervision on a daily basis.
Provide the first point of contact for written and telephone enquiries on behalf of the team, using judgement to establish the validity and priority of the contact.
Key Skills and Qualifications
The Administration Assistant will require experience within a similar role preferably with some knowledge of procurement.
The Admin Assistant will require excellent verbal and written communication skills
The Admin Assistant will require some flexibility as the posthoder may be required to undertake additional duties commensurable with the role and at different locations.
The Administration Assistant will need to be able to work successful both independently and as part of a team.
The Admin Assistant would benefit from having experience of maintaining electronic diaries.
Experience of working with procurement systems such as Powergate and Nexus
If you meet the requirements and demands of this role please apply through the Serco website by uploading a copy of your most recent CV.
Serco is an Equal Opportunities employer.