Office Administrator/Receptionist


Sustainable Energy First is one of the UK’s Top 10 consultants to work for 2021, and the UK's leading energy consultancy providing energy services to some of the world's largest organisations. Sustainable Energy First is proud to optimise energy sustainably, reduce carbon effectively and save our clients operational costs. We create meaningful value through collaboration, and our culture keeps us steadfast in our approach to people, the planet and profit.

We are looking for a talented and motivated Office Administrator with Reception duties to join our growing company and be a key driver of SE First's continued success as one of the UK’s leading Energy Consultancies.

Previously named BiU, this is an exciting opportunity to join an established and successful company and make a real impact on a great team.

The role of Office Administrator will be to have an ear to the ground and be aware of everything that’s going in the company, from knowing which important meetings will be taking place to co-ordinating deliveries and supporting the Office Manager. Reception duties, phones, post, data entry , client meetings, travel, accommodation bookings with ad hoc admin support plus admin support for operational and commercial departments where required.

Often the first person that employees and potential clients see, you will maintain a well-groomed appearance whilst remaining calm, courteous and professional at all times

The role

  • Excellent Customer Service Skilled Typist
  • Ability to Prioritise Projects Ability to Work on Deadlines
  • Attention to Detail Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to Work on a Team Critical Thinker & Problem-Solver
  • Good Math Skills Enjoy Working with Computers
  • Highly Organised
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks

Our ideal candidate

  • Maths & English GCSEs level C or above
  • Previous Admin/Receptionexperience
  • Customer Service experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Looking after our team

In return for your talent, Sustainable Energy First will provide you with a great team environment and a work day that is challenging and rewarding. Our managers hold monthly 121 meetings with their teams to help them to succeed and support them in learning and developing. We offer flexible working, health care cash plan, company pension, subsidised gym membership, private healthcare, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice electric vehicles and breakfast on Fridays if you're in the offices.

We are a certified Investors in People Silver business, as well as one of the UK’s Best Top 100 Companies to Work For, 2020 and 2021.

Inclusive employer

We’re an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief.

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Job Location

349 Clifton Drive North, Lytham St Annes, FY8 2NA

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To apply

To apply for the position, send your CV and cover letter to susan.zolotarczuk@sefirst.com

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