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Administrator (Despatch)

  • Location:

    Salisbury, Wiltshire

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  • Salary:

    Up to £11.82 per hour

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    HP8828 UKHSA_1650985018

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Job Description

Brook Street are pleased to present a temporary assignment for an UK Central Government Department, within a busy Equipment Supply team.

The IT Administrator (Despatch) will be primarily responsible for the management of all incoming requests for equipment, engaging with colleagues in other teams such as HR, new starters, and other members of the Equipment Supply team.

The post holder will work with colleagues who are based across the country at different sites and/or who work remotely.


  • Provide comprehensive administrative support to the Equipment Supply team
  • Lead and act as a central coordinating point of contact for the issue of ICT Equipment to all new starters,
  • Provide administrative ownership and support for multiple shared mailboxes and data repositories
  • Ensure that all equipment is dispatched and collected within agreed SLAs
  • Communicate and engage effectively with a range of people, including internal and external staff and stakeholders
  • Support the development of systems and procedures where necessary to ensure efficiency, quality and cost effectiveness across the business support and administration function
  • Carry out timely and accurate information analysis and reporting on agreed areas of their working area and present findings in an agreed manner
  • Responsible for organising and controlling own workload ensuring deadlines are observed and duties performed efficiently

Candidate requirements

  • Significant administrative/ secretarial experience including developing, implementing and maintaining office systems and handling sensitive information
  • Experienced at working under pressure handling multiple tasks and prioritising own workload
  • Ability to work without supervision working to tight and often changing timescales
  • IT skills and advanced Microsoft Office experience, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Teams and Skype for Business
  • Physically able - role involves lifting/transporting IT equipment for despatch

Location: Manor Farm, Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP4 0JG

*The offered candidate is subject to a vetting, meaning a basic DBS and an activity check for the last 3 years.


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