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An Administrator or Personal Assistant provides both clerical and administrative support to professionals, either as part of a team or individually. The role plays a vital part in the administration and smooth-running of businesses throughout industry.
Administrators are involved with the coordination and implementation of office procedures and frequently have responsibility for specific projects and tasks. The role varies greatly depending on the sector, the size of the employer and levels of responsibility. Most work involves both written and oral communication, word processing and typing, and requires relevant skills such as IT, organisational and presentation skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.
You will need to have strong organisational skills, presentation skills and attention to detail, the ability to plan your own work, work on your own initiative and meet deadlines, the ability to manage pressure and conflicting demands and prioritise tasks and workload, tact, discretion and respect for confidentiality, a pleasant, confident telephone manner and to be honest and reliable.
Knowledge of another common business language may boost potential earnings.
The role of a business administration worker can vary from setting to setting. Some of the main duties and responsibilities could include:
Your progression options enable you to work for employers in a wide range of sectors.
|Level 2 - Intermediate Apprenticeship in Business Administration||Administrator
|Level 3 - Advanced Apprenticeship in Business Administration||Senior Administratort
|Level 3 - Certificate in Professional PA and Administration Skills (QCF)||Finance Officer
|Level 4 - Certificate in Office and Administration Management (QCF)
Level 4 Diploma in Administrative Management (NQF) (BA/BSc equivalent)
|Level 5 - Advanced Diploma in Administrative Management (NQF)(BA/BSc equivalent)||Personal Assistant
|Level 5 - Post Graduate Certificate in Education (BA/BSc equivalent)||Tutor/Assessor
Head of Department
|Level 6 Diploma in Business & Administrative Management (QCF)
Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (QCF)
Level 6 Extended Diploma in Business & Administrative Management (QCF) (BA/BSc equivalent)
Client Services Manager
Customer Service Manager
|Apprentice Administration Assistant|
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