Graduate - Business Administrator

  • Location

    Greater Manchester, England

  • Sector:

    Business Solutions

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  • Salary::

    £20000 - £26000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Siobhan Osborne

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  • Job Published:

    10 months ago

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Graduate - Business Administrator

Is this you?

You have a plan for the day, but in about 10 minutes you are already thinking on your feet and adapting as interesting challenges fall on your plate. You know how things work because you absorb everything around you and it serves you well as you deftly handle high-level issues, sometimes even before the Executives you support know they exist. Before you know it, the day flew by and you are on top of the world, knowing that you got it done and you made a huge difference for the team.

What you will love about Johnson Controls:
We've been dedicated to protecting the environment since our invention of the electric thermostat in 1885, which provided a fundamental shift in the energy efficiency of buildings. Now, all over the world, our products and services empower customers and communities to consume less energy and conserve resources.
*Global, innovative, industry leader
*#70 on Fortune's most admired companies list
*Embraces diversity
*Growth opportunities abound
*Fast paced, evolving company, always learning, always adapting
*Great benefits; including Healthcare related wellness discounts, great 401k match, company funded retirement program, vacation, sick time, floating holidays and national holidays

What you will do
In this role you will provide high level support to Executives in a fast-paced, interesting corporate business environment; you will be the key resource to the executives with which you partner. Your organisational skills, take charge attitude and ability to adapt and will pay off as you manage a host of different schedules, events and tasks that all make a difference and contribute in a significant way to those you support and the company as a whole.

How you will do it
You demand excellence of yourself. You are a self-starter with strong problem solving skills and a customer service focus. You take pride in your ability to maintain high levels of quality, service and productivity while effectively balancing an extremely high level of work variety with urgency. You are highly organized and comfortable working both independently or as part of a team, at times under pressure, managing and prioritizing projects to meet complex administrative needs with the highest possible degree of accuracy and discretion. You are able to regroup as priorities and objectives change. As a highly effective communicator you work well with others, helping to bring out the best in those around you.

What we look for
*Most important: High energy, self-motivated, positive attitude, outgoing, friendly
*Bachelor's degree highly preferred, Associates degree preferred, High School diploma or equivalent is required
*1+ year or more of dynamic work experience is required, ideally in a matrixed work environment.
*Proven interpersonal skills and the ability to work as a team player.
*Demonstrated ability to pull together professional presentations and other documents rapidly.
*Proven ability to multi-task and work well under pressure and deadlines
*Highly proficient and professional in dealing with and coordinating events with all levels of the organization.
*Experience in working and communicating with employees, leaders and customers.
*Proven organizational skills and ability to effectively manage calendars, international travel itineraries and phone calls.
*Technically competent in operating all types of office equipment (i.e., printers, copiers, phones, fax machines, teleconferencing equipment, etc.).
*Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other office systems.
*Ability to work flexible hours at times (i.e., working before 8am, after 5pm, and occasionally on weekends).
*Ability to travel (minimally) as needed.
*Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with excellent attention to detail.
*Proven ability to handle sensitive information confidentially.
*Integrity, accountability and high ethical standards.
*Excellent writing and proofreading skills