Services and Property Administrator

Cambridge, UK
£19,600 - £24,500
18 Apr 2019
16 May 2019
Contract Type
Job Title: Services & Property Administrator

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: £19,600 - £24,500

Location: Cambridge

What it's about

Do you have administration experience and are looking to become part of team that provides excellent service? As a Services and Property Administrator you will be responsible for providing administrative assistance for the Services and Property team. Whether this be sales order processing or operating the help desk you will be at the heart of operation that keeps the building running.

What you'll be doing
  • Manage the procurement of goods and services for the Services & Property team, from raising SAP carts through to goods receipt and invoice reconciliation for all Cambridge Assessment UK sites.
  • Provide full administrative support to the Services and Property Management Team, including but not restricted to, organising meetings as requested, the timely and accurate production of agendas, minutes and supporting papers.
  • Administer the planned preventative maintenance system for contractor visits, ensuring all Risk and Method statements and conductor checklists are available where necessary.
  • Administering the Services and Property helpdesk for all sites, whilst adhering to the set service level agreements.
  • Oversee document management for all service reports for all sites and coordinate security documentation and access for contractors.
  • Liaise with external suppliers to ensure that all waste and health and safety documentation complies with legislation
  • Respond to customer queries and undertake other ad-hoc duties as requested

NB: The Services and Property department employs a matrix working system, where staff members may be trained across multiple functional areas and required to work within different teams at any given point. This applies to all job roles within the department.

What we're looking for


Experienced Computer User, Advanced Excel Skills, and experience of working with database applications.
Strong and confident verbal and written communications, extensive interpersonal skills with an ability to liaise with people at all levels.
Extensive organisational skills with an ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.
Be able to prioritise and problem solve.
Attention to detail in all arrangements, planning and operation with an ability to multi-task
Ability to work flexibly, manage changes and contingencies in schedules and events, prioritise under pressure without compromising quality.
Proactive, can-do attitude to identifying and resolving potential issues.
Flexibility in providing support to team members and the wider Services & Property team.


Proven experience of working in a busy administration role.
Experience in sales order processing and helpdesk system in a commercial and industrial environment.
Previous experience in facilities management (desirable)


A self-starter, motivated and able to take the initiative
Able to remain calm, friendly and professional when working under pressure during busy periods/times
Able to work independently and unsupervised but also be a collaborative colleague.
Confident in making decisions and using own initiative.
Polite and friendly attitude to all customers and colleagues, no matter their enquiry.
Flexible and positive attitude towards change and ambiguity
Positive outlook and "Can do" attitude.
Ability to meet deadlines

Who we are

Cambridge Assessment is Europe's largest assessment group, incorporating three major awarding bodies. It plays a leading role in researching, developing and delivering assessment to eight million candidates in 170 countries every year. The Group is a department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:

  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.

We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches leads to innovation and creates an atmosphere where everyone's contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 02/05/2019 and interviews will be held on 10/05/2019 .

If you're successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.


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