Charity  2023-08-03 15:16:36


£29582/annum Competitive


Are you well organised, confident with computers and great with people? Fairhive are looking for an Administration Assistant to join our busy and friendly Contracts team!

Fairhive is a non-profit affordable housing provider with ambition. We already provide affordable housing to more than 20,000 people in our community but we want to do more. That’s why we are striving to provide 1,000 additional homes by 2025.

As an Administration Assistant at Fairhive you can expect a varied workload and to be a valued member of our team, providing administrative support, essential to the smooth running of the business. 

About the Role

We are looking for an organised administrator with good attention to detail and the ability to multi-task to provide essential administrative support to the Contracts team.

The Contracts Team manage planned, investment and cyclical works programmes, along with asbestos management, aids and adaptations and stock condition surveys.  The Administration Assistant role is varied and interesting, working with Contract Surveyors providing excellent customer service to Fairhive customers and residents.

On the Job you will:·

Provide support to the Contracts Team, undertaking administrative duties and resolving customer enquiries

Liaise with team members, contractors and colleagues throughout the business

Maintain and update programme spreadsheets and contract files, ensuring accuracy of data

Process purchase orders and invoices, and assist in updating asset management databases

About You

We’re looking for someone who can take ownership of a variety of administration tasks and who enjoys working with a diverse range of people. You will understand the importance of delivering an efficient and effective service to colleagues and customers.

For this role you will need:

Experience of providing administrative support within a team

A minimum of three GCSE's, O Levels or equivalent

You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

good communication skills both verbal and written

 attention to detail

Strong planning and organisation skills with the ability to prioritise

the ability to work as part of a multi-disciplined team

practical problem solving skills

Computer skills (MS Office)

If you’re conscientious, community minded and keen to learn more about working with us, we’d love to hear from you!

Benefits include·

28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)

Discretionary performance related payment

Contributory pension scheme·

Flexible working·

Health Cash Plan·

Workplace Options Employee Assistance Programme·

Employee discount scheme 

E&D Commitment

Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in Aylesbury and our surrounding areas’ diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Leader

Closing date:28th August 2023 at 1pm
Interview date: TBC

All applications for this role will be reviewed on a continuous basis. As such, should a suitable candidate apply before the closing date, interviews and offers may take place before this date


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