Lead Administrator


Can you shine a light on the right way forward for young adults in your area?

 It is an exciting time to join us, working as part of a rapidly expanding youth, employment, and training services team.

The Lead Administrator works as part of the Devon & Cornwall team taking the lead and managing varied administration functions and financial data collection, predominately of the Empowering Enterprise Project, funded through the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund. With some additional administration on other contracts across Plymouth and South East Cornwall, although the role is based in Plymouth.

Summary of role: The Lead Administrator will be responsible for providing continuous admin and financial support for our Projects, undertaking a variety of tasks, collating data, organising diaries, petty cash reconciliation, ordering and managing invoices, producing detailed financial reporting documentation, completing financial claims and ad-hoc tasks to support the project.

The Lead Administrator will also take responsibility for supporting our Project Administrator, to ensure tasks are completed to deadlines.

Key requirements: Please contact us if you have:

  • A good level of expertise with Microsoft programmes and an ability and willingness to use new programmes.
  • Proven track record of successful team working.
  • Ability to manage workloads and competing priorities with excellent organisation and financial record keeping.
  • Excellent customer service skills.

Groundwork South

Groundwork South works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working.

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighborhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that we do. Each year we deliver over 100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real and lasting, positive change.

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Please note that we are accepting CV’s only for this role.

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Guaranteed Interview Scheme (website link)

Please send your CV and covering letter to Laura Dyke, quoting reference LADC21 to laura.dyke@groundwork.org.uk

For further information and to discuss the role please contact James Baggley – Delivery Manager.  Email: James.baggley@groundwork.org.uk Phone: 07715631767

Closing date for applications: Applicants will be closed once a suitable candidate is found.
Interview date: TBC