Business Operations Administrator

Itad Ltd
15 Oct 2019
29 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Itad is a leading international development consultancy providing technical advice to governments, foundations, multilateral agencies and non-profits on how to maximise the impact of their investments. We have a 30-year track record of providing our clients with the information and insight they need to make development work smarter, produce better results and improve people's lives.

Our knowledge and expertise are grouped around Practice areas including Fragile and Conflict-affected Settings (FCAS), Human Development, Inclusive Growth, Social Protection, Climate Change and Livelihoods, and Governance and Institutional Strengthening.We continue to grow in size, commercial performance and professional reputation and we are increasingly recognised as a global leader with a diverse client base including international development agencies and philanthropic foundations.

The role

We are looking for a Business Operations Administrator to join our Ops Hub team.

We pride ourselves on providing a great office environment and this role is key to that. As well as looking after the office on a day to day basis which includes setting up our coffee bar, kitchen, meeting room and collaboration spaces you will support the development of longer term improvements.

This role is the first point of contact for our team, suppliers and vendors and will be based on reception so the ability to quickly priorities and communicate effectively is essential. You will be working with the rest of the team to provide support for company and client events and be part of our central pool of administrators who work alongside project teams when there is high demand or deadline. This can range from formatting documents to co-ordinating international conferences to planning our many social events!

About you

You will be an experienced, pro-active administrator with a proven track record in a similar environment. The ability to anticipate and plan for challenges is essential as is the ability to ask the right questions to enable you to get the right information you need.We are passionate about our work, with all members of our team working in a way that reflects our core values in all aspects of their role. Understanding the vital part that this role plays in ensuring we are able to continue delivering high value and quality M&E expertise to our clients is essential

We would like you to be able to start at 8am for the majority of the week but we can be flexible to support different working patterns where needed

About the team

Business Operations is the core team including Information and Systems, Global Safety & Security, Central Services, Compliance and we work closely with HR, Project Management Unit, Finance and Business Development

The deadline for applications is 28th October and we would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible. Please note that we will be interviewing candidates on a rolling basis up to the closing date.

The salary for this role is up to GBP23K depending on your experience. We also offer 24 days holiday plus additional time off over Christmas, matched company pension up to 5%, and a discretionary bonus. Other benefits include Flexible Working, Cycle to Work scheme, eyecare vouchers, weekly fruit, and subsidised yoga classes in our offices.

For non-EU applicants: If you are a non-EU National then please refer to the UK Border Agency website for information regarding your eligibility to work in the UK.