The Diocesan Property team is looking for a full-time administrator to join their busy team. The Diocesan property estate is extensive and includes churches, schools, residential and commercial property. Many of our buildings are open to the public and many are also historic. Amongst other things the Property team is responsible for ensuring all are buildings are maintained and operated in accordance with current health and safety requirements and that our parishioners and pupils can thrive in a safe and comfortable environment.
The main focus of this role will be to support the health and safety, parish and property management work, but will also be expected to provide cover on the schools’ property as required.
The key responsibilities include maintenance of the Health & Safety Toolbox (our health & safety database); to respond swiftly and effectively to all incoming enquiries ensuring they are passed to the most appropriate team member; to liaise with property related professionals including planners, architects, estate agents, etc; to organise and minute property team and other related meetings; support the annual insurance renewal process; finance administration for the property team; other ad hoc property related projects.
The ideal candidate will have previous experience of administration in some aspect of property (eg maintenance, planning, surveying, buying/selling, renting, architectural and or legal) and will be conversant with a wide range of IT systems, including MS office, CMS systems and databases. We use Health & Safety Toolbox so knowledge of this specific system or something similar would be very advantageous, although full training will be given. A confident and competent communicator at all levels is essential as this role will deal with a very wide range of people. They will also need to be self-motivated and very well organised to manage the range of items that will come across their desk. A good team player who is willing to muck in is essential.
Location: Bowen House, SE1
Hours: 35 hours per week worked over Monday to Friday, with some homeworking possible
Start Salary: £27,000 - £31,000 per annum depending on skills and experience
If you would like to apply for this job please email your CV to HR@rcaos.org.uk by the closing date of 30th June 2023.