Job details

Administration Officer
Harbour House

Closing date: 12/09/2021

Salary: £18615.69

Employment type: Fixed Term

Hours per week: 37

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Administration Officer – Asset Management Team

37 hours per week, Monday – Friday, based in Preston

Salary £18,615.69 per annum, Fixed term contract until July 2022

What will you be doing in this role?

This is an excellent opportunity to join our busy, high performing Asset Management team for a fixed term until July 2022.  The team supports a wide range of services including our property repair and development teams, grounds maintenance and estates, plus CGA’s asbestos surveys, homecare surveys and energy performance certificates.  

​​​​​​​You'll provide a wide range of admin support to the team. This includes dealing with customer queries, updating and managing systems, creating reports and analysing data (who doesn't love a spreadsheet!), liaising with customers to book appointments, processing invoices, providing support for meetings and events (there's usually cake)...   

What we are looking for in you

You'll be confident in communicating with a wide range of people and have fantastic organisational skills.   If you've had previous experience dealing with the public and working in an admin role, this could be just what you are looking for.


The main things:

  • You'll have great communication skills  - both written and verbal - and be able to deal with our customers and colleagues politely and tactfully face to face, by email and by phone
  • You'll be able to show us great IT skills, particularly with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • You'll have experience of working in a busy office environment, be a team player and be able to prioritise your own work effectively

The perks:

We aim to make our employee experience second to none and our benefits package reflects how we much we value our colleagues.  We offer a variety of benefits including a company-paid health cash plan, in addition to generous holiday entitlement, free hot drinks, free parking, a great office space, Christmas shutdown, your birthday off... plus much more!

An important bit!

Inclusion is key for us.  We would love to hear from people from diverse backgrounds for this role, and second languages come in handy.  For more information about our approach to diversity in recruitment click here:

Dates for your diary:

The closing date for this advert is midnight on Sunday 12th September with interviews expected to be held week commencing Monday 13th September (tbc).

A bit more about us:

Community Gateway own and manage almost 7000 homes across the city of Preston, but we are so much more than just a landlord.  We aim to create vibrant, friendly and diverse communities where people want to live, work and play and are part way through our ambitious 5-year plan focusing on evolving, investing, and supporting colleagues, customers and our communities.   We employ passionate and talented people…. could you be the perfect fit for us?

If you have read all this and you think you’re the one that we want, then get started on your application.


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