Administrator (12 months FTC)

City & Guilds Group are looking to hire a proactive Administrator to join the Development team. This is a full time, 12 month contract in which you will support the business by carrying out a wide range of administrative activities. 

Administrators play a crucial role in our fast-paced Development & Assessment department. They are responsible for various administrative tasks ranging from providing clear customer support, processing documentation and using systems to monitor a range of activities. It will be you that helps to support the wider team to meet deadlines and maintain quality.  

The role will be based out of one of our office hubs: Warrington, London, Burntwood, Brighton, Wakefield. We are currently predominantly working away from the office, and this is something which may continue.

This appointment will be made on merit.

We believe that diversity and inclusion strengthens and enriches us, and that it is the responsibility of everyone at the City & Guilds Group to drive this value. As ethnic minority groups and disabled people are currently under-represented within the Group, we particularly encourage and welcome applications from these communities.

Business Unit
Skills Credentialing
Entry Level
London- 21,900. National- 18,673
Type of role
Fixed-term Contract / Secondment
Full-time or part-time
Location - Country
Location - City
Sheffield, Brighton, Burntwood, London, Stareton, Wakefield, Warrington
Closing date
Vacancy ref


About the role

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the success of the Assessment & Development team as an Administrator here at City & Guilds.

As an Administrator you will assist in the development, production and maintenance of various materials. Working closely with the wider team, you will provide advice and support to both internal and external stakeholders. You will use a variety of systems and provide feedback to ensure continuous improvement in current processes.

About you

In order to come in and make a real impact in this role, we want to hear from individuals who have strong planning and organisational skills. We are looking for those candidates who have the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines without supervision. Our Administrators have great attention to detail and are confident in using a variety of IT systems.

Ultimately, we are looking for someone who has a passion for supporting the team and demonstrating excellent communication skills.

Our story and mission

Our vision is for a world in which everyone has the skills and opportunities to succeed. We support almost five million people each year to develop skills that help them into a job, develop on that job and to prepare for their next job. As a charity, we’re proud that everything we do is focused on achieving this purpose.

Through our assessment and credentialing, corporate learning and technical training offers, we partner with our customers to deliver work-based learning programmes that build competency to support better prospects for people, organisations and wider society. We create flexible learning pathways that support lifelong employability, because we believe that people deserve the opportunity to (re)train and (re)learn again and again – gaining new skills at every stage of life, regardless of where they start.

At the heart of our business sits the City & Guilds Foundation which amplifies our purpose by helping to remove barriers to getting into a job, celebrating best practice on the job, and advocating for jobs of the future. 

We were founded in 1878 by the City of London and the trade guilds of the time, to help people, organisations and economies to develop their skills for growth.

Our rich experience means we’re uniquely positioned to understand the future of work and learning. And, we continually evolve to develop and deliver skills for the workplace of the future. Today, as well as qualifications and assessment, we offer digital credentialing, elearning technologies, executive leadership development, technical training and consultancy.

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to work in an innovative, engaging and market-leading organisation with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

You’ll receive an excellent benefits package which typically includes a great base salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension, private healthcare, volunteering opportunities and much more. 

We welcome a discussion about how this role could work flexibly for you. For example work pattern, hours or location.

Next steps and how to apply

If you think this is the role and organisation for you then we would love to hear from you.  Please submit your CV and complete our short application form using the apply button.