Office Administrator, Bristol - 6 month contract, part time hours
Bristol, United Kingdom
This role will provide office management and administrative support to the Dyson team in our rapidly expanding Bristol Software Hub. This is an active and challenging role that wills suit an exceptionally organised, proactive and professional individual who can support the team as we scale.
Connected machines are a new space for Dyson where we aim to continue our reputation of being innovative and disruptive. We’re building a world-class development team and adopting the latest technology and techniques to ensure we can deliver our ambitious vision of the connected space. The team have full responsibility for delivery of mobile apps and services to support connected Dyson machines, including new features, integrations and territories. In order to deliver our exciting plans we’re adopting Agile practices across the development team to quickly iterate, refine and validate our ideas and launch them to users across the globe. The team is based in central Bristol within a 10 minute walk from Temple Meads station.
Internet connected products is a new space for Dyson where we aim to continue our reputation of being innovative and disruptive. We’re building a world-class team of Android and iOS developers and adopting the latest technology and techniques to ensure we can deliver our ambitious vision of the connected space. In order to gain pace and agility, we promote the empowerment of managers allowing them to make decisions and develop our teams and ways of working.
Reporting to the Bristol Engineering Manager, this role will look after all needs in the Bristol office from administration to logistics of a planned office move.
Day to day management and coordination for our central Bristol office facility.
Support the technical team in delivery by collating information from the global team.
Make and co-ordinate arrangements for stakeholders for various internal and external meetings.
Supporting project coordination and administration across our three sites (Malmesbury, Bristol and Singapore)
Support our preparation for and participation in external events, conferences and recruitment activities.
Raise and manage department purchase orders, and processing invoices on SAP
You’ll have proven experience providing admin support or office management in a fast paced and collaborative environment.
Exceptional communication skills and an approachable nature are essential.
You’ll be highly organised and able to determine your own priorities across tasks from a number of sources.
You’ll be a confident self-starter, and not afraid to reach out to the wider team to solve problems and unblock progress.
Excellent PC / Mac IT skills & confident with common office applications and open to acquiring new IT skills.
You’ll be comfortable with a wide variety of workload.You’ll be comfortable with a wide variety of workloads.
You’ll have a clear focus and drive for delivery and be able to find and maintain focus and priority in a rapidly evolving environment.
You’ll be self-sufficient and able to make quick progress from a standing start
As an effective communicator, you’ll be able to find, align and manage stakeholders at all levels with concise and timely communication, managing facts and emotion. A global collaborator, you’ll be open minded to ideas from other perspectives and sensitive to cultural differences.
Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.