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GCP Administration Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

The Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP) is responsible for transforming Greater Cambridge through a City Deal aimed at unlocking the economic growth potential of the area over the coming decades and realising thousands of new jobs and homes.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time Administration Manager within the GCP.  We are looking for someone who has a flexible approach, to deal with set deadlines and varying workloads, in a fast-paced environment.

What will you be doing?

You will be responsible for supporting the senior management team, including their diary management, and for representing the service in a positive and professional manner. Further, you will also contribute to the effective running of the wider Team, by providing administrative, secretarial, and financial support as required. 

As a member of the Business Team, the Administration Manager role will require a large element of office working.  Between two staff members, the office needs to be covered Monday to Friday, 0900 – 1700.  Therefore, expectations would be a minimum of 3 days a week office based / 2 days working from home but rising to 5 days a week in the office to cover busy periods and staff absences.  Our office is based in central Cambridge and is easily accessible via rail or bus.  This is a full-time role of 37 hours per week.

About you

The successful candidate will need to be highly organised and self-motivated.  You must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, combined with the ability to work on your own initiative, with a methodical approach to tasks.  You will need to prioritise workloads effectively, be a good team player, and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft 365, with the ability to learn and understand the County Council processes and systems. You will also need a strong understanding of confidentiality and data protection.

Please note - If you have applied and been unsuccessful for this role within the last six months, please wait until six months have elapsed before applying again. 

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If you have any questions or wish to discuss the role, please contact Caroline Elvidge, GCP Business Manager (

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 10/04/2024 and Thursday 11/04/2024 and will be in-person at Mandela House, Regent Street, Cambridge CB2 1BY.

Our benefits

Benefits of working for the GCP, as part of Cambridgeshire County Council:

  • Opportunity to achieve pay increments through annual review 
  • Flexible, agile working 
  • City centre workspace 
  • An environment that champions equality, diversity, and inclusion 
  • Wellbeing resources and support 
  • Staff benefits including bike purchase scheme and discounted gym membership 
  • Comprehensive pension 

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we firmly believe benefits our colleagues, the organisation and our communities. If you don’t meet every single requirement in the job role but think this could be you, please don’t be put off.   We are committed to building a workplace that is compassionate and inclusive as well as diverse, so if you think you could be a good candidate for this role please consider applying and speak to the recruiting manager if you have any questions.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, along with our employee network 'IDEAL' and self-organised peer support groups help us to foster an inclusive, supportive and safe working environment where people feel valued, respected, and empowered.  We collect relevant diversity data for monitoring as part of the recruitment process to understand the diversity of our applicants and monitor any trends throughout the recruitment processes so that we can take meaningful action.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. We fully support providing reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, as well as when you join us, and we encourage candidates to contact the Hiring Manager, whose details can be found in the advert, to discuss any adjustment needs. Some examples of adjustments could include additional time to complete an assessment or printing a document on pastel coloured paper with larger font size and line spacing. We would value talking about what might be possible to enable you to join us and thrive, so if there is something that would help you to do your best during your journey with us, please get in touch.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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