Senior Office Administrator

HR & Admin · Newcastle Upon Tyne or Remote, Newcastle upon Tyne
Department HR & Admin
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Senior Office Administrator 

About Qrious


We love solving problems. We work across sectors and countries.


We’ve built an inclusive and highly collaborative culture that brings out the best in everybody. We share our successes. We encourage continuous learning and actively work together to inspire innovative thinking and continuously evolve our designs.


This is a fantastic opportunity for a talented Senior Office Administrator to join our ambitious and talented team on a part time, permanent basis, at an exciting time as we continue to grow our business. 


The role


Part PA, part finance whizz, part administrator, part HR guru, our Senior Office Administrator is responsible for ensuring our lives run smoothly.

You’ll be supporting the Senior Leadership Team as well as the rest of the business in all things administration, systems, processes and organisation. This is a part time role, working up to 25 hours a week across several days.


Your key responsibilities will include:

You’ll be an integral member of our team, supporting all our people to better allow them to do their best work, whilst you do yours. Your duties will include, but aren’t limited to:


  • Supporting our COO and CEO in ensuring the smooth financial management of our business, including preparing and managing budgets, helping with preparation of monthly management accounts, and liaising with our accountants to oversee administration of payroll, purchasing and accounts receivable
  • Managing our HR systems and processes, including managing recruitment and onboarding of new team members, managing employment contracts, managing absence and general HR system upkeep
  • Ensuring policy and contractual compliance with all required legal standards relating to Employment, Environment and Health and Safety legislation.    
  • Support the Senior Leadership Team, including organising all senior team and board meetings, preparing management reports and supporting with other day-to-day administrative tasks.  
  • Managing systems and processes to ensure the effective administration of client contracts, providing a comprehensive audit trail.  


What does the right person mean to us?


  • You’ll be an excellent communicator, able to work confidently at all levels of the business, both internally and externally. 
  • You’ll have a solid understanding of financial administration and how a business operates.  
  • You’ll be flexible and capable of switching quickly between what’s important and urgent to what’s necessary but routine.  
  • Able to prioritise and manage their time effectively 
  • You’ll love working in a team but will be confident and content working autonomously too
  • We need a confident decision maker; you’ll be able to identify problems and implement solutions in a calm and professional manner.  



What we need from you:


Your attitude is your most important personal attribute, but it will help if you have a few years of experience as a Senior Office Administrator or in a similar role. Naturally, you’ll also need to be IT literate, a confident administrative professional and keen to get involved in all things Qrious.


In return we can support you with:


  • 1 to 1 mentoring and investment in your learning development and wellbeing
  • A competitive salary and generous profit share scheme
  • A company pension scheme
  • Best-in-class IT hardware of your choosing
  • 26 days annual leave plus statutory UK bank holidays
  • Understanding that work is just one part of your life
  • A great culture and regular social activities


Our Application Process


It's essential that you read the following section carefully and submit all of the information we are looking for. If you don’t, we won’t be able to consider your application. 

Naturally we’d like to see your CV, and please let us know what your current notice is and what your salary expectations are.


Should you then successfully get through our CV review, we will invite you to an initial conversation. As part of that discussion, we would like you to inspire us by preparing a short (max 15 minutes) presentation that answers the following four questions:


  • Why do you want to be part of our company, and culture?
  • What motivates you in your role?
  • Which aspect of this role is likely to be most challenging for you?
  • How can you help us develop and grow as a business?


We look forward to receiving your application!

Thank You

Your application was submitted successfully.

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne or Remote, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Department
    HR & Admin
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience