Office Assistant

28th October 2021

We Are Car Benefit Solutions

Car Benefit Solutions is the leading provider of Employee Car Ownership Schemes in the UK, delivering complete solutions that span consultancy and scheme design through to implementation and fleet management. We have a strong client base in Automotive and Corporate sectors, working in partnership with 25 manufacturer brands to deliver schemes to more than 300 businesses and 2000 franchise dealerships. We offer a comprehensive benefit and rewards package, ranging from health and wellbeing initiatives to discounted car schemes and flexible working. We are a 3 star outstanding best companies to work for and one of the top 75 employers in the North West. As well as Silver Investors in People Status, we have also won local Made in Bury Business Awards.

The Role

To provide a professional administrative support service to assist in the smooth running of the People function, including facilities related activities.

The Challenge Ahead

The People, Culture & Values Department is responsible for providing a transparent, open and supportive environment for all CBS people, through a comprehensive People Strategy and Plan which strengthens the business’s core values and culture in alignment with the corporate objectives, ambitions and goals.

The Responsibilities

  • Providing office support to the Department and the wider business
  • Supporting the People, Culture & Values Team in a variety of admin tasks relating to the smooth running of the people function
  • Greeting visitors to the premises, presenting a professional image of CBS at all times
  • Responding to internal and external telephone calls in line with CBS standards, dealing with queries in a customer centric manner
  • Collecting, sorting, distributing and franking post on a daily basis
  • Ordering supplies and equipment from preferred suppliers and ensure tidiness of stationery cupboard
  • Booking travel and accommodation for colleagues
  • Arranging meetings and booking rooms, refreshments and car park spaces as required
  • Updating internal systems and keeping accurate records
  • Carrying out various administrative tasks including filing, sending and responding to emails, typing of documents and data input
  • Ensuring that the standards of the office space is maintained at all times
  • Completing various HR administrative tasks including those relating to file management recruitment, onboarding and L&D
  • Ensuring all personnel files are accurate and up to date
  • Updating the HR software as required
  • Assisting in the planning of small and large company events
  • Making external bookings for events and training courses
  • Communicating with internal and external contacts in a professional and customer centric manner
  • Coordinating HR wellbeing and engagement activities including fruit at work
  • Update and enhance the CBS Connect Intranet with all people related activities alongside the team
  • Completing ad hoc tasks as requested

The Person Profile

Qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs (Grades A-C in English & Mathematics) (Essential)
  • A Levels or BTEC (Desirable)

Skills, Knowledge & Attributes
Essential

  • Professional approach to work
  • Responsible and mature attitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Organised and able to meet deadlines
  • Positive attitude to work
  • Team player
  • Excellent communicator with active listening skills
  • Reliable and excellent work ethic
  • Competent in the use of MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Desire to develop knowledge and skills within a growing and dynamic business
  • Ability to work in line with CBS Core Values of pride, integrity, accountability, continuous improvement and enjoyment

Desirable

  • Previous work experience in an office based role

Please note, we do not accept any form of unsolicited direct contact from agencies that are not on our PSL.

The Role

Contact

Ashley Schofield

Team Name

People, Culture & Values Team

Hours

35 hours Mon - Fri

Location

Head Office, Bury

Closing Date

19/12/2021

Why Work for CBS?

  • 25 days’ holiday plus buy/sell policy of up to 5 days
  • BUPA – Private medical insurance
  • Sponsored car schemes
  • 5% pension contribution
  • Medicash (Subsidised dental, optical and alternative therapies
  • Death in service insurance
  • Flexible working opportunities

The Office

  • The Barracks Site – Modernised ex Fusiliers Museum
  • Friendly working environment
  • Annual Summer & Christmas Parties
  • Social Committee
  • Accessible by Metrolink
  • Free secure parking
  • On-site Café

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