Team Leader (Administration Department)

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 18 - £ 20 / Hourly
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Senior Secretarial
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-102021-210326

We're looking for an experienced Administrator who loves collaboration to help lead a dynamic team. If you have proven experience managing a team and coordinating projects, this is the role for you!!



Job title: Team Leader (Administration Department)
Duration: 6-12 month maternity cover
Hours: 37.5 a week
Location: Remote working & office based in Westminster
Hourly rate: £18.00-£20.00


The position


This role is providing maternity cover for the Lead Secretariat, who is responsible for leading a small team of administrators and assessors, ensuring the team is supported and encouraged to perform at the best of their abilities and key work is delivered.



  • Responsible for leading and managing the administration team to ensure deadlines are met and projects are completed

  • Responsible for coordinating the work on the team, specifically leading the team through new application projects

  • Overseeing and developing papers

  • Overlooking the tasks assigned to the administrative support team member

  • Coordinating the work of the Committee with their internal and external stakeholders

  • Stakeholder management

  • Dealing with sensitive data with the upmost discretion

  • Coordinate projects and work load between multiple departments

  • Establishing effective working relationships with committee members

  • Drafting or where appropriate managing and reviewing replies to correspondence and briefing for senior managers

  • Overseeing the publication of information on projects as part of their openness policy


Key skills needed



  • Be able to build effective personal and professional networks and capabilities and collaborate with colleagues within the business

  • Experience leading a group to achieve and work to deadlines

  • Project management skills and working experience

  • Stakeholder management experience - experience dealing with a committee would be ideal

  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and in writing, must be able to present and convey complex information to specialist and non-specialist audiences

  • Any government or scientific industry background would be a bonus


Benefits of being a temporary candidate via Adecco



  • Weekly pay

  • Contract of Employment

  • Paid annual leave

  • Access to an exclusive employee benefit and discount portal

  • Pension contributions

  • Ongoing support from a dedicated consultant



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