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Administration Clerk

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

As a Administration Clerk at Merville Barracks, Colchester You'll provide efficient administration to support Colchester Garrison in the management and operation of Colchester Garrison Infrastructure. You're the one with the skills to ensure behind the scenes of facilities run like clockwork and ensure your managers feel supported. Join Sodexo and be part of something greater. You belong in a team where you can act with purpose and thrive in your own way.

What you’ll do: 

  • Assist with the management of Logistic Support resources within delegated financial constraints.

  • Provide the initial contact point for Indefinite Quantity Requirements and maintain associated works’ trackers.

  • Provide the focal point in respect of the occupation of all single living and substitute service single accommodation in Merville Barracks. 

  • Act as iProcurment User on Contracting, Purchasing and Finance and hold an Electronic Procurement Card to purchase goods as directed by the Authority in support of Colchester Garrison activity.

  • Maintain the Colchester Garrison Encroachment register and process new encroachment applications including the completion of the internal Non-Standard Use proforma.    

  • When required process transport requests using the MOD mandated transport systems and the MOD White Fleet Administration IT system (CLARITY). 

  • Liaise with Units and transport supply Contractors in order for transport requests to be processed 

  • Assist with additional work within the Infra Branch during periods of high activity, during absences and gapping of posts, in order to alleviate pressure and to allow HQ Colchester Garrison to deliver Firm Base outputs.

What you bring:  

  • Security Check level vetting required (this is provided by Sodexo)

  • Knowledge and aptitude for computers.

  • Previous administration experience.

  • Experience of MS Word, Excel, TEAMS and Outlook.

  • Good Telephone Manner.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to prioritise work

  • Ability to work to deadlines

What we offer:

Working with Sodexo is more than a job; it’s a chance to be part of something greater. You’ll belong in a company and team that values you for you; you’ll act with purpose and have an impact through your everyday actions; and you’ll be able to thrive in your own way. In addition, we also offer a range of resources, rewards and benefits for our colleagues and their families:

  • Unlimited access to an online platform offering mental health and wellbeing support.
  • Employee Assistance Programme to help with everyday issues or larger problems where you may need additional support, including legal and financial advice, support with work related issues or personal issues such as bereavement.
  • Access to a free health and wellbeing app that provides rewards for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and includes access to a 24hr virtual GP and various other services.
  • The Sodexo Discounts Scheme, offering great deals 24/7 (also open to friends and family) and/or the prepayment cashback card.
  • Money Insights and financial benefits via the Salary Finance Platform.
  • Save for your future by becoming a member of the Sodexo Retirement Plan
  • A death in Service benefit for colleagues who pass away whilst employed by Sodexo
  • Opportunities to enable colleagues to grow and succeed throughout their career at Sodexo, including apprenticeships and a variety of learning and development tools.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme to help colleagues to do their bit for the environment whilst keeping fit.
  • Volunteering Opportunities to enable all colleagues to help support worthwhile causes in our communities.
  • Flexible and dynamic work environment  
  • Competitive compensation  
  • Full training and full protective uniform supplied  

Ready to be part of something greater? Apply today!  

Package Description

PLEASE NOTE - Interviews are taking place on the afternoon of the 7th May ONLY

  • 37 hours per week
  • Mon-Thu: 08:00-16:30 - Fri: 08:00-13:00
  • £11.44 per hour
  • Free Car parking

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About the Company

About Sodexo 

At Sodexo, our purpose is to create a better every day for everyone to build a better life for all. As the global leader in services that improve the Quality of Life, we operate in 55 countries, serving over 100 million consumers each day through our unique combination of On-Site Food and FM Services, Benefits & Rewards Services and Personal & Home Services. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer. We are a forces friendly employer. We welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Parents & Carers, Sodexo Disability, Ability network, So Together, Generations and Origins.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

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