Business Administrator

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Financial Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20,500 to £29,000 (Pro Rata for the 3 days) plus a competitive benefits package and non-contributory pension

  • Contact:

    Aaisha Sheikh

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    REF - 411

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:


We are looking for an experienced Team Administrator/Secretary for 3 days a week job share (Wednesday - Friday).  The role is to support the Wholesale team within Enforcement department. You will be working primarily for a Manager within Wholesale and members of that Manager's team

What does the role involve? What are the key responsibilities?  

  • Providing diary management and administrative support for the team and the Department

  • Arranging meetings, preparing papers for meetings including team meetings and Project Board meetings

  • Organising travel and accommodation as required for the team

  • Taking lead responsibility for records management across the team

  • Responsibility for management of shared inboxes

  • Managing additional administrative tasks as required for the team, for example raising POs, preparing presentations, slides and completing paperwork for expenses and external costs

  • Working collaboratively with other business support members to ensure sufficient business support coverage across the department and/or division

  • On-boarding new people and dealing with IS requests

  • Transcribing interviews with subjects and witnesses

  • Reinforce team compliance to FCA business policies, for example abiding by comms policies, business continuity processes and iTime completion and ensure key messages are cascaded to the team

  • Act as a main internal point of contact for the team

  • Attend and contribute to knowledge sharing events and identify opportunities for knowledge sharing

    What will the candidate get from the role?  

    This role offers an excellent opportunity to work as an important and integral part of a busy and friendly team. It also provides a unique opportunity to gain an insight into and learn more about how the FCA investigates serious misconduct.

    Skills/Experience Required  


    We’re a signatory to the Government’s Disability Confident scheme. This means that we guarantee an interview to any disabled candidates entering under the scheme, should they meet the minimum criteria for a role. A minimum criterion needs to be measurable from reviewing a candidates CV.

  • Experience providing both administrative and secretarial support to a team within a Finance, Legal or Accountancy setting

  • High standard of written communication


    Required Technical Skills:

  • Excellent IT skills, including sound knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook and other similar packages, and able to get up to speed quickly with new systems

  • Previous experience of providing an efficient and effective document management service

  • Excellent spelling, grammar and written language skills

  • Good relationship management skills, both with internal and external stakeholders

  • Ability to work on own initiative, prioritising, working under pressure and to tight deadlines whilst maintaining accuracy

  • Flexible and willing to take on new tasks and responsibilities and to adapt to change

  • Ability to work with a broad range of stakeholders and adapt style accordingly

  • Ability to transcribe

     Required Behavioural Skills:

  • Advocates the FCA, EMO and the FCA mission, operating for the benefit of consumers

  • Act in an honest, open and transparent way, challenging when you see behaviour that goes against the principles of the FCA or EMO

  • Continuously seek out new and more effective ways to conduct your work, and feed this back to management

  • Works collaboratively as part of a team, valuing different perspectives and backgrounds, and working with other departments and divisions collaboratively, minimising silos

  • Open to learning, challenge and change, and be prepared to be flexible to new tasks and responsibilities

    About the FCA  

    At the FCA, we’re creating a fair and more resilient financial system. We’re establishing more transparent relationships between financial services and their customers, building trust in financial markets and protecting vulnerable consumers.

    Divisional Information  

    Enforcement & Market Oversight (EMO) is responsible for the FCA’s responsibilities for market monitoring, delivery of the functions of the UK Listing Authority (UKLA) and the investigation and prosecution of misconduct pursuing and remedying misconduct using the whole spectrum of criminal, civil and administrative sanctions and remedies against firms and individuals.

     The division aims to:

  • Be a world leading function, with professional and motivated staff, taking the right cases that have a positive impact on the way financial services work.

  • Promote the conduct that supports trusted, orderly and efficient primary and secondary markets.

     EMO - Enforcement

  • Enforcement conducts forensic investigations into suspected misconduct and, where appropriate, pursues and remedies misconduct by firms and individuals through criminal, civil and administrative sanctions and orders including:

  • Bringing criminal prosecutions and seeking penalties to deter misconduct.

  • Applying for civil orders to provide an appropriate degree of protection for consumers.

  • Requiring compensation to redress the consequences of misconduct, where appropriate.

    The FCA's Values & Diversity  

    Our ambition is to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the society we serve, helping us to be a better regulator.

    As an inclusive employer, we are open to considering flexible working arrangements. Please contact our recruiter if you wish to apply for this role on a flexible basis.

    Useful Information  

  • This role is graded - PBS B

  • The salary range will be approximately £20,500 to £29,000 (this will be Pro Rata for the 3 days) plus a competitive benefits package and non-contributory pension

  • Applications for this role close on 11th November 2019