Office Administrator
Apr 30, 2024

Office Administrator

From £22,527 per annum pro rata
Llanidloes (SY18 6BN)
Full Time , Permanent

Title: Office Administrator

Area of Responsibility: Administrative support

Reports to: Operations Manager

Contract type: Full-time; Permanent, (subject to successful completion of a probationary period). PLEASE NOTE: Part-time hours may be considered.

Salary: From £22,527 per annum pro rata

Location: Llanidloes/Home-based, with very occasional travel within the UK. The organisation will offer a hybrid working model for your place of work of both office and home-based working arrangements but, due to the nature of the role, it is anticipated that it would be mostly office based.

Hours: 35 hours per week (PLEASE NOTE: Part-time hours may be considered)

Working Days: Monday to Friday

Holidays: 26 days annual leave (increasing to 28 days after 2 years) plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro rata). The FSC UK office closes between Christmas and New Year and staff are required to use annual leave over this period.

Pension: The organisation uses the Government “Nest” pension scheme with employees contributing 5% and FSC UK contributing 6%.

Application Process

Please upload your CV and a covering letter, outlining how you meet the criteria stated in the Person Specification and responsibilities of the role here.

The deadline for applications for this post is 11:59pm on 19th May 2024.

Interviews for this post will be held at the FSC UK Offices in Llanidloes on 30th/31st May 2024.
We expect your CV to be honest and accurate. Before offering this post, we will check material facts recorded on your CV and covering letter and take up references.

Any role offered is subject to eligibility to work in the UK criteria being met.

Introduction to the role:

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international organisation dedicated to ensuring that forests are managed in a responsible manner across the globe. FSC UK, based in Llanidloes, Powys, is one of the larger FSC national offices. FSC UK is a registered charity responsible for promoting the FSC’s aims and objectives throughout the United Kingdom.

We are seeking an Office Administrator to provide general administrative support to the organisation, with a particular focus on financial administration.

The role requires a methodical and conscientious individual who possesses keen attention to detail. This role will be best suited to a patient and polite individual with good numeracy skills. Experience of book-keeping/financial administration within a small charity or business is desirable but not essential as training will be provided. A willingness to undertake a variety of tasks will be fundamental in contributing to the smooth and efficient running of the FSC UK office. Attention to detail will be paramount to this role, as will be a proven ability to maintain effective working relationships and indeed to enjoy doing so.

If you have good administrative skills and a willingness to provide financial administrative support and you want to join a small but ambitious team of people who are dedicated to FSC’s mission of Forests For All Forever, then this role may be for you.

Main purpose and responsibilities of the role:

The Office Administrator reports to the Operations Manager (OM). The purpose of the post is to undertake office and financial administration and to support the work of the wider FSC UK team. The work will include:

  • assisting in the smooth and efficient running of the FSC UK office
  • general administrative tasks
  • basic book-keeping and preparing accounts for the auditors
  • issuing and payment of invoices
  • updating cashflows
  • office administration including dealing with office service providers
  • recording data
  • responding to basic phone and email enquiries
  • following and developing Standard Operating Procedures
  • supporting FSC UK staff and trustees
From £22,527 per annum pro rata
Llanidloes (SY18 6BN)
Employment type
Full Time , Permanent

Company info

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international, non-governmental organisation. Our mission is to promote environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forests. Since its foundation in 1994, FSC has grown to become the world’s most respected and widespread forest certification system.

FSC’s pioneering certification system, which now covers more than 160 million hectares of forest, enables businesses and consumers to choose wood, paper and other forest products made with materials that support responsible forestry.

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