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Clerical/Admin Officer

  • Location:

    Thornton-Cleveleys, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    Up to £7.98 per hour

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    08/04/19 17:16:00

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an admin officer to work within the MOD (Ministry of Defence) based in Thornton-Cleveleys. The Hours of work are 37.5 Monday - Friday 9:00AM to 5:00PM.

The Temporary Worker will provide administrative support. He or she will follow set procedures and will exercise some independent judgment in carrying out instructions, under general supervision.

Examples of work performed will include but not be restricted to:
Collating and analysing fairly complex information or data, submitting results in a written report
Overseeing administrative procedures and processes
Assisting with budget preparation and control, if required
Acting as a administrative liaison with internal and / or external sources
Preparing routine correspondence
Typical qualifications and experience:
Five GCSEs at Grade C or above or equivalent (including English Language or equivalent)
NVQ Business Administration Level 2 (or suitable clerical experience)
Administrative experience with a good knowledge of and experience in using Microsoft Office
Good communication skills, both oral and written


The post is responsible for the production of manual payment warrants in respect of Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) awards and for their dispatch and receipt to Equiniti Paymaster, the third party paying agent. The post is also responsible for checking all the other awards on the AFCS payment run (In Service awards and automated Out of Service awards) and will liaise with internal and third party colleagues to validate details and confirm payments. The post is also responsible for general ad-hoc administrative duties within the team. The majority of the role is IT based, and therefore general IT skills, such as Excel and Word, are required.

Produce payment warrants for Out of Service AFCS awards, validating details before onward transmission to third party payment provider.
Validate In-Service and automated Out of Service AFCS awards, prior to payment.
Provide AFCS operations with details of Armed Forces Independent Payments (AFIP) awards and maintain postbox for AFIP claim forms sent to DWP.
Raise journals on an ad-hoc basis.


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