Secretary / Office Administrator

Job Title: Secretary / Office Administrator
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: HQ00020763
Contact Name: Vildan Cifci
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Our client specialises in the waste and recycling industry, providing professional haulage, logistics and distribution services.
They are looking for a Secretary/Office Administrator to join their team at their head office. Experience within a haulage company would be an advantage but not essential.This is a varied role that requires a strong talented individual, who can multi task, work under pressure with ease and maintain impeccable standards.

Payroll experience an advantage but not essential as training will be given.

Typical duties

  • Meeting targets and objectives. Involvement in appraisals.
  • General reception duties and administration duties
  • Identify best practice within the industry and encourage training
  • Preparing invoices, distributing and chasing outstanding payments
  • Liaising with suppliers and contractors
  • Letter writing & correspondence via email
  • Liaising with clients and customers in a proactive way
  • Recording staff sickness, holiday and training.
  • Excellent secretarial skills & PA skills
  • Diary management, arranging appointments with clients, collating information and preparing documents

Person specification

  • Attention to detail with all aspects of work
  • Impeccable communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent people skills/team player
  • Confident using Microsoft Excel, Word & Access database
  • Enthusiastic, confident and supportive character
  • Problem solving skills, pragmatic
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Prepared to deliver over and above in all tasks
  • Ability to work in a highly demanding and changing environment
  • Forward thinking and anticipate needs of the Director.
  • A robust character that can liaise with people at all levels with confidence and credibility.