Chandlers Ford
Advertising Salary:
£Competitive rate in line with skills and qualifications

Our Business

Selwood is the leading pump rental solutions company in the UK. We have an outstanding reputation for exceptional customer service backed by one of the largest fleets of quality pump products.  Each customer and each project is unique and our deep technical knowledge means we are proud to deliver a bespoke and genuine 24/7, 365 days-a-year service.

With an unrivalled depth of technical pumping expertise; a pedigree spanning seven decades and employing a wide variety of skilled staff throughout our nationwide network of branches, our ever-growing business is one of the largest privately owned companies serving the Water, Environmental and Construction industries.

This is an exciting time to join Selwood as we drive our business forward and build on a foundation of over 70 year’s success within our industry. We are committed to ensuring our staff have the right skills, knowledge & experience to deliver to our customers, as well as creating career paths to help develop, retain, and motivate them.

About The Role

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Business Administration Manager to join our team, to support our central Chandlers Ford function.

You will provide and manage a wide range of administrative and office support to the Executive Leadership Team, Senior Business Unit Board (BUB) and Pump Rental Solutions Business Unit to facilitate the effective operation of the Business Unit alongside assisting company management and the delivery of social responsibilities and objectives.

As a Business Administration Manager, you will be required to:

  • Manage the day-to-day administrative operations of the business unit, ensuring efficiency and adherence to company policies and processes.
  • Collate, format, and distribute Executive Leadership Team and Senior BUB Teams Monthly Board reports.
  • Provide leadership, mentorship and guidance to the Business Unit Administrator ensuring effective management of administration tasks and fostering personal development.
  • Serve as the primary liaison for the outsourced out of hours centre, overseeing communication and resolution of any internal complaints or disputes from clients, staff and customers.
  • Plan and coordinate business unit events (corporate entertaining, team building, conferences, business unit specific training).
  • Assist the Management Accounts Finance Team with the management of rebate letters, business unit quarterly bonus correspondence, formatting of annual budget proposal and various month end reporting requirements.
  • Analyse and report on key travel, expenses, and overtime performance indicators, offering insights to support strategic decision-making.
  • Assisting with the company management and delivery of social responsibilities and objectives.
  • Assist with, identify and assess opportunities for community engagement, philanthropy, and sustainable initiatives that contribute to positive social impact.
  • Monitor and track an annual CSR budget, maintaining cost-effectiveness.
  • Produce and distribute internal business unit communications through the creation and distribution of relevant materials (Canva, Mailchimp, SharePoint).
  • Assist with ad hoc admin such as; PowerPoint presentation, letters etc.
  • Develop and maintain contents of Business Unit’s intranet page.
  • Provide annual leave cover to PRS Business Unit Administrator.
  • Coordinate and book regional and international travel for Executive Leadership and Senior BUB Teams.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external vendors specific to group travel providers serving as the primary contact overseeing communication and resolution of any internal complaints.
  • Engage Team Members in social responsibility across the organisation and the running of events.
  • Assist with the communication of the Groups CSR efforts internally and externally, enhancing the company's reputation and brand image.
  • Analyse and report on key CSR performance indicators, offering insights to support strategic decision-making specifically company volunteering.
  • Maintain and develope existing charity partnership relationships.
  • Manage the Innovation shared group inbox, maintaining a group tracker, chairing monthly meetings with members of executive leadership team to categorise ideas received then issue relevant reward/follow up correspondence with originator.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Previous administration experience (3+ years)
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Demonstrable experience of leadership and mentoring
  • Proven experience of booking both domestic and international travel and budget management
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills with demonstrable ability to use these tools to improve the efficiency of administrative tasks
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Highly organised with evidence of excellent prioritisation, organisational and time management skills, and a proven ability to deliver complex administrative tasks
  • Proven experience of working to and maintaining demanding deadlines whilst keeping a high quality of work.

What we can offer you

We understand balancing work and life commitments isn’t always easy, that’s why we’ve designed our benefits package to support you in all areas of life.

  • Competitive salary
  • Eligible for company bonus scheme (annual and quarterly payments)
  • Medicash Scheme – medical expenses scheme (access to 24 hour online GP services)
  • Pension scheme with contribution based on total earnings not just salary
  • 24 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Increasing annual leave entitlement with long service
  • Support for development and training
  • Employee assistance programme (EAP) & access to Mental Health first aiders
  • Employee discount scheme (discounts/vouchers for supermarkets, high street shops, holidays and more)
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Free on-site parking
  • Hybrid working (i.e., working from home and in the office) pattern.

This role is not open to Agencies - Please no calls or emails - Thank you.

EDI Statement

Workdry International Ltd is committed to encouraging equality, diversity, and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination.

We value transparency, respecting others and understanding differences. We give full and fair consideration to all applicants, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 

As part of your recruitment journey, we are happy to support requests for reasonable adjustments.

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