Estates Administrator, Solihull

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Solihull CollegeSolihull
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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Up to £18,008 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Solihull College and University Centre is a modern responsive and robust organization and this provides the ideal foundation for us to further develop and excel. We are proud to be a student – focused institution.

As a major provider of both further and higher education provision in the West Midlands, our aim is simple – to make significant contributions to the local and regional economies and beyond, by providing high quality vocational education and training for individuals, employers and the wider community.   As such, our provision is designed to be up to date, flexible, accessible and responsive to all our customers’ needs, serving approximately 8,000 students across two main campuses, several satellite centres and on work based programmes.  We have state of the art facilities and an excellent learning/working environment, including a sports complex, aeronautical and aviation centre, arts centre and specialist vocational workshops.

At present we employ 269 salaried teaching and assessing staff.  We also employ 256 administrative staff, 38 managers and approximately 200 hourly paid teachers and assessors.  Solihull College and University Centre is rightly proud of its reputation within the sector and with employers and the community if serves.  These are challenging times for the education sector and the College continues to maintain a strong financial position enabling it to invest in its human and physical resources to provide outstanding opportunities for its learners.  We recognise that, ultimately it is out people, their drive, commitment and vision that will take us in the direction we want to go.  

Estates Administrator Post No: SS422

Salary up to £18,008 per annum

Applications for a 0.5 job share position will be accepted (salary will be pro rata where applicable).

We are seeking an administrator to join our Estates Office. You will undertake general administration tasks, providing an effective and efficient administration service and supporting all financial aspects of the Estates Department budgets, as well as acting as a point of contact for customers on the ‘Help Desk’

With experience of working in a busy administrative role, you will be qualified to at least Level 3 and have experience of using Microsoft Office packages, in particular Word, Outlook and Excel; you will possess excellent customer service and effective communication and interpersonal skills. It is essential you have experience of purchasing / ordering and an understanding of the processes involved with purchasing and finance. 

Applications for 0.5 Job Share will be accepted (18.5 hours per week). If you are applying for a job share position please specify and identify your preference of working days either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday morning or Wednesday afternoon, Thursday, Friday. 

Closing date: Wednesday 20th September 2017

Application process:

For further information and an application form, please visit Please note CVs are not accepted and candidates are required to fill out an online application form in order to be considered for the role.

Solihull College is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and ensuring a safe environment for all students and expect all staff to engage fully with this commitment.

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