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Link Group Ltd
Link House
2C New Mart Road

0330 303 0124


ICT&D Administrative Support Assistant

Edinburgh | Link Group Ltd
£22,384 - £29,071

Closing date

22nd May 2019, at Midnight

Salary and Employment Details

Link's ICT&D Services team is recognised as a critical service. Information Technology has become a key business function for the whole of Link group with rising expectations of the part it plays in supporting service delivery. It can transform the way services are organised and delivered and has a fundamental role to play in demonstrating value for money, improving efficiency and effectiveness, reducing cost and underpinning our approach to service delivery excellence and change programmes. 

At its core, ICT&D team ultimately supports employees to improve the lives of more people. 

Job reference: ICTSAMAY19

Application closing date: Midnight on Wednesday 22 May 2019

Location: Head Office, Link House, New Mart Road, Edinburgh

Salary: Link Group Salary Band 2, currently £22,384 to £29,071 per annum (dependent on skills & experience)

Contract Type: 35 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday, with flexibility to meet the needs of the business.  Permanent

Job category/type: Full-Time, Permanent, ICT&D.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Administrative Support Assistant to provide support to Link’s ICT&D Services team. This is a key role that will assist the Head of ICTD and Manager of ICTD to administer, plan and support key meetings including internal meetings, sponsorships meeting and Governance and Board meetings. The post holder will deliver a range of routine administrative duties, including but not limited to, diary management, meeting and webinar and conference call organisation, minute taking, and preparation of papers and reports.

The successful candidate will compile project updates and progress reports in Word, Excel, PowerPoint including the creation of templates where appropriate and will develop and maintain the ICTD team document library. They will also ensure the agreed project management methods and processes are maintained throughout the project lifecycle, applying the PRINCE2 project management method

You will need:  

We are looking for a highly-motivated, self-starter who can work efficiently on their own and as part of a team. The successful candidate will have:

Excellent time management and people co-ordination skills and will be able to plan, organise and prioritise both their own and others’ workloads so that all deadlines and targets are achieved.

Experience in providing administrative support to projects.

An ability to compile project updates and progress reports in Word, Excel, PowerPoint including the creation of templates where appropriate.

A high standard of IT skills including use of Microsoft Office 365 including features such as Skype for Business, One Note and One Drive.

An ability to analyse data and survey responses including extraction of data from Excel and Survey Monkey to compile reports, tables and charts.

An ability to manage a project inbox and frequently asked questions – coordinating responses for staff.

For further information on the main position accountabilities and a comprehensive list of the essential and desirable criteria required for this post, please refer to the Job Information available HERE.  This is also available on our online recruitment portal. 


Closing Date:    Midnight on Wednesday 22 May 2019

Interview Date:  Wednesday 5 June 2019 at Link's Edinburgh Head Office

Please note that CV's will not be considered.

Link is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all sectors of the community.  Our offices are fully accessible to wheelchair users and we will interview all disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.