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Public Sector Assistant Category Officer

  • Location:

    Armagh, County Armagh

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £10.7 per hour

  • Contact:


  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Job Description

Brook Street (UK) Ltd is recruiting an Assistant Category Officer on behalf of our leading Public Sector client Education Authority Northern Ireland located in Armagh.

This role will be starting immediately and is expected to last several months. This role is a remote Work from Home role. Most roles across Northern Ireland, we have placed candidates into with The Education Authority Northern Ireland have been extended beyond the original timeframe, some of our candidates have secured promotions within the organisation, and others have been successful in securing fixed-term contracts directly with our client.

As Assistant Category Officer, you will provide efficient and effective administrative support for the daily functional and operational staff.
You will be proficient in MS Packages such as Excel, Outlook and Word. You will be confident in the daily use of spreadsheets and databases and will conduct typing and word-processing duties.

The Temporary Worker will provide administrative support. He or she will follow set procedures and will exercise some independent judgement in carrying out instructions, under general supervision.
Examples of work performed will include but not be restricted to:
- Supervision and delegation of tasks to a team in the absence of Senior Management
- Collating and analysing 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 an administrative liaison with internal and / or external sources
- Preparing routine correspondence
- Proactively contribute to a culture of excellence within EA procurement service to ensure retention of Centre of Procurement Expertise status.

Typical Qualifications and Experience:
-Essential qualifications: NVQ Level 3, BTEC National or 2 A levels or equivalent or higher examination qualifications.
- Good communication skills, both oral and written
- Knowledge and experience in the use of Information Technology systems including Microsoft Office Suite is essential. Knowledge of SharePoint and eTendersNI (or similar on-line tendering portal) is desirable.

- Full training and induction
- Work with a leading Public Sector Organisation that promotes diversity and inclusiveness
- Contribute positively to Education Authority NI`s values and mission statement
- The opportunity (however not guaranteed) to apply for internal roles
- Competitive rates of pay
- Accrue holiday hours as you work
- Brook Street (UK) Ltd back office support and mentoring
- Ability to work across school admissions teams in all admissions regions across NI.
- No weekend work (Shift pattern Mon-Fri 9am-5pm)

The rate of pay is £10.70 per hour, the hours of work are 0900-1700 Monday to Friday.

If you would like to apply for this role, please call Melissa at Brook Street (UK) Ltd on 028 90 881100 or email your CV via the `Apply` link.


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