Administration Assistant - Ford & Stanley

Administration Assistant

£7.50 - £8.50 per hour 

Are you an experienced administrator who enjoys working in a fast paced, dynamic environment?

Ford & Stanley – The Rail Recruitment Experts are recruiting an Administration Assistant for an engineering business who support rail and mining operations around the world.

The Opportunity

Our Client is looking for an experienced part-time administration assistant to work on a 6month rolling contract at their Derby office. You will be responsible for ensuring administrative duties are completed to a high standard in an efficient, organised manor. You will be given additional responsibilities to ensure the smooth running of the office, this opportunity requires an individual with a willingness to learn who has strong IT skills and can use their own initiative.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Typing up meeting notes
  • Calendar bookings
  • Inputting data using Microsoft Excel
  • Setting up meeting rooms
  • Writing letters
  • Exporting data
  • Printing documents
  • Answering phone calls
  • Filing documentation
  • Providing beverages to guests/colleagues
  • Covering Reception on an ad-hoc basis
  • Other general administrative duties

The Candidate

Our Client is seeking an individual with previous administrative experience who has the confidence to interact with colleagues and clients on all levels in a professional manor. You must be able to prioritise tasks and use your initiative to ensure administration is completed to the required standard in a timely efficient manner.


  • Highly organised
  • Previous administrative experience
  • Strong IT skills
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Customer service experience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Flexible to deal with ad-hoc duties and prioritise tasks


  • Administration experience in an engineering, manufacturing or rail office environment
  • Previous use an ERP system such as Oracle, Sage or SAP
  • Carried out administrative duties within a project team/ project environment

Closing Date:  Friday 11th May

Likely Job Titles: Administrative Assistant, Receptionist, Project Administrator.


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