Commercial Admin Assistant

Southampton, United Kingdom
£17,682 to £18,709 pro rata, subject to experience
17 Jun 2021
End of advertisement period
22 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Part Time

Students’ Union

Location:  Highfield Campus
Closing Date:  Tuesday 22 June 2021
Reference:  1395721SU

£17,682 to £18,709 pro rata, subject to experience - 30 hours per week - permanent position 

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual wishing to become a Commercial Admin Assistant with The University of Southampton Students’ Union. The role is based at the Students’ Union on the Highfield Campus, University of Southampton.

In this role you will be part of the Commercial team supporting the team by providing efficient and accurate working practices.  You will be responsible for the maintenance of multiple databases which include stock, purchasing, allergen information and staff scheduling systems.  You will also be able to provide accurate strong financial performance data in commercial food and beverage outlets.  This role is integral in supporting Managers in their understanding of the commercial team's performance ensuring that plans and strategies are delivered upon. 

About You

You should hold relevant and demonstrable experience of working successfully in an office environment.. You should have excellent IT, admin, and organisational skills, with good working knowledge of databases and be able manage your own time with minimal supervision. It's also essential that you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to be reflected in written, telephone, and face-to-face contact with colleagues, and the wider team.  You can find the full Person Specification within the Role Profile attached.

The Company

The University of Southampton Students’ Union (SUSU) exists to unlock the potential and enrich the life of every one of our 23,000 student members. We are a registered charity with a £7M turnover and provide a comprehensive platform of offers, support, representation, services, and spaces for our members to enhance the overall University experience across a number of campuses. We are an Investors in People Silver accredited organisation who have approximately 80 core staff, and around 300 casual staff employed throughout the year.

What we will offer

The University of Southampton Students’ Union has a vision of creating a positive impact with every student during their time at the University. As a not for profit organisation the Students’ Union provides a comprehensive platform of opportunities, support, representation and places for our members to enhance their overall University experience.

Benefits of Working at SUSU

On top of developing you to become a Facilities Assistant, we recognise our people are our greatest assets and offer a number of benefits over and above your monthly pay.

Annual leave of 20 days per year, rising annually to 24 days pro rata, including a week at Christmas and Easter (including public holidays) Generous contributory pension scheme (10% employer contribution and 6% employee) Attractive contractual family leave options after 6-months service for new parents Staff social activities Staff discounts on entertainment (including 40% off cinema), eating out, retail and travel Free access to LinkedIn Learning and Microsoft Office 365 applications on your device Comprehensive induction and strong learning and development offer An Employee Assistance Programme A beautiful campus, with on-site commercial outlets Apply now

To apply for this position, please visit our website and send us your CV and cover letter through the relevant job listing.

Closing Date and Time: 27th June 2021 at 9am

Interviews provisionally week commencing 5 July 2021

Please note feedback will not be provided if you are not shortlisted for interview.

SUSU is an equal opportunities employer that values a diverse workforce and we want to reflect the student body that we represent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination and will ensure that our recruitment activities are mindful of equality and diversity matters

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