Operations Administrator

  • Job Reference: SWR4107
  • Date Posted: 20 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Suffolk Chamber of Commerce
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £23,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Operations Administrator – Join our team at Suffolk Chamber of Commerce as our Operations Administrator and become a vital part of our mission to support and represent local businesses. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to support our CEO and operations team, ensuring we continue to be the leading voice of business in Suffolk.

Full time, permanent position with opportunities for hybrid working.

As the largest independent business membership organisation in Suffolk, we pride ourselves on our vibrant and engaging work environment. We offer a fantastic support package for our employees including a healthcare package, staff parking, generous annual leave and flexible working opportunities.

Due to an internal promotion, we are seeking an ambitious and organised individual with experience in office administration to join our team. You will be working with our Operations Director in a varied role to provide HR and administrative support, to manage enquiries and room bookings, and to manage the facilities within our busy Ipswich office. This role offers a great opportunity for development and growth within our knowledgeable and supportive team.

If you enjoy being busy and organised, and have a passion for supporting businesses, then we want to hear from you. An understanding of HR processes will be of benefit, but training will be provided for the right candidate who can demonstrate exceptional organisational and administrative skills.

Duties will include:

  • Providing administrative support to the CEO and Operations Director
  • Assisting with recruitment and selection administration
  • Managing the HR database
  • Greeting visitors, dealing with enquiries, and managing office facilities

Key skills:

  • Organisation and administration, including diary and email management
  • Hands on and solutions focused
  • Confident and professional customer engagement face to face, by email and by phone
  • Experience and interest in HR administration (training given to exceptional candidates)

In return, you will have the opportunity to take on an important position within the county’s leading business forum and within a friendly, flexible, supportive and successful office environment.

We are offering a salary of £23,000 - £26,000 per annum, depending on experience along with company pension, onsite parking, and healthcare package, with opportunities for flexible working.

23 days annual leave (annual increase after three years’ employment to a maximum of 25 days) + Bank Holidays and 3 days leave over the Christmas period. 

There is no closing date for applications and the listing will be closed as soon as sufficient applicants have been received so candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If this sounds like an opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you! To apply please send us your CV, including an opening paragraph outlining why you think you would be the right candidate for the role.

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Additional key words: operations, assistant, administration, administrative, office, office manager, custom, operations admin, operations support

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