Kickstart Scheme – Admin Officer

Posted 2 months ago

Bache Samuels, working with the Government Funded Kickstart Scheme, are recruiting for an Admin Officer to join them.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensures proper flow of office procedures, and supports managing partner by carrying out common office duties. Responsible for handling day to day admin activities for businesses who have successfully secured funding approval and also deal with new funding enquiries.

  • Use a range of software, including email, spreadsheets and databases, to ensure the efficient running of the office and kick starter scheme.
  • Develop and implement new administrative systems, such as record management
  • Deal with telephone and email enquiries from new scheme applicants
  • Organise and store paperwork, documents and computer-based information
  • Schedule and attend meetings, create agendas and take minutes as required
  • Ensure all scheme documents and artefacts are up to date
  • Respond to calls and email enquiries from business grant beneficiaries.
  • Provide business applicants with any scheme updates and provide support in grant application process.
  • Maintain regular communication with applicant businesses and provide them with scheme updates
  • Support scheme coordinator with ad-hoc scheme related activities
  • Provide wider admin support to team as might be required from time to time.


  • Proven experience as an office administrator, office assistant or relevant role
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Familiarity with office management procedures and basic accounting principles
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and office management software (ERP etc.)
  • Qualifications in secretarial studies will be an advantage
  • Passionate, energetic, organised, open-minded, self-motivated

This role is offered under the Kickstart Scheme so you must meet the relevant criteria:

  • Must be receiving Universal Credit
  • Have an introductory ID
  • Please click on this link learn more about the Kickstart Scheme


Job Features

Job CategoryAdministration, Kickstart
Contract length:6 months
Job ref:BSC-KS02
Salary£8.91 per hour

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