A leading education consultancy are now looking for an Administrative Assistant to join their team. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within the Higher Education sector in a similar role. Within this role you will: Manage the reception area and staff to ensure effective communication both internally and externally General office duties Supervise the maintenance of office areas, equipment, and facilities Be responsible for the coordination and administration of student admissions and the teaching programme Skills and knowledge required: Knowledge of the higher education sector is essential Some knowledge of vocational qualification and assessment is beneficial Excellent administration skills and experience evidenced by a recent and successful track record in a similar role. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Excellent attention to detail and high standards of accuracy Problem solving skills demonstrating the ability to understand and discuss complex issues. Self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team, including experience of working collaboratively with representatives from across an organisation. Strong experience and knowledge of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, IE and of database applications. Ability to prioritise own workload, work to tight deadlines if required Qualifications Degree is not required but is preferred for this role