Administration

  • Accounting technician

    Accounting technicians handle day-to-day financial matters in all types of business.

  • Admin assistant

    Office administrator, clerical assistant, administrative assistant

    Admin assistants give support to offices by organising meetings, typing documents and updating computer records.

  • Arts administrator

    Arts administrators help to organise events and exhibitions, manage staff, and look after buildings like theatres or museums.

  • Assistant immigration officer

    Assistant immigration officers check that people have the right to visit or stay in the UK.

  • Auditor

    Internal and external auditors check organisations' financial records and procedures to make sure they are accurate and efficient.

  • Bid writer

    Bid writers prepare documents used to pitch for contracts to provide services, or to apply for project funding.

  • Bilingual secretary

    Bilingual secretaries provide administrative services in English and one or more foreign languages.

  • Bookkeeper

    Accounts clerk

    Bookkeepers keep financial records up to date and help prepare accounts.

  • Border Force officer

    Border Force officers protect UK border entry points like ports and airports, by enforcing immigration and customs regulations.

  • Car rental agent

    Car rental assistant, vehicle reservation agent

    Car rental agents hire out and lease vehicles to businesses and the public.

  • Charity fundraiser

    Charity fundraisers organise events and activities to encourage people to donate to causes and organisations.

  • Civil Service administrative officer

    Civil Service administrative officers work in government departments, carrying out policies and running services for the public.

  • Civil Service executive officer

    Civil Service executive officers manage departments that develop government policies and provide services to the public.

  • Conference and exhibition manager

    Conference organiser

    Conference and exhibition managers plan and run events like trade shows, conferences and exhibitions.

  • Credit controller

    Debt collection agent

    Credit controllers help firms get the money they are owed from businesses and individuals.

  • Data entry clerk

    Audio typist, copy typist

    Data entry clerks type information into databases and systems and create letters, reports and other documents.

  • Diplomatic service officer

    Diplomatic service officers help to promote and protect British interests, businesses and citizens overseas.

  • Estates officer

    Estates officers are responsible for the management and upkeep of land and property belonging to local councils and public bodies.

  • European Union official

    EU official

    European Union (EU) officials work for institutions like the European Commission or the European Parliament.

  • Farm secretary

    Agricultural business administrator, rural business administrator

    Farm secretaries are responsible for the day-to-day running of the business side of farms.

  • Finance officer

    Financial officer, finance clerk, treasurer

    Finance officers help to manage the finances of an organisation by keeping track of its income and controlling its spending.

  • Financial services customer adviser

    Sales adviser, contact centre agent

    Financial services customer advisers work in contact centres for banks, insurance, investment and credit companies.

  • GP practice manager

    GP surgery manager, general practitioner practice manager

    GP practice managers run the business side of doctors' surgeries and health centres.

  • Health and safety adviser

    Health and safety officer

    Health and safety advisers work to reduce accidents, injury and health problems in the workplace.

  • Health records clerk

    Medical records clerk

    Health records clerks keep people's medical records up to date.

  • Health service manager

    Hospital manager, NHS hospital manager

    Health service managers run local healthcare services like hospitals, GP practices and community health services.

  • Hotel receptionist

    Hotel receptionists make guests feel welcome, manage new room bookings and reservations, and deal with requests from guests.

  • Human resources assistant

    HR assistant, personnel assistant

    Human resources (HR) assistants provide admin support to the HR team in a company or organisation.

  • Human resources manager

    HR manager, personnel manager, HR director

    Human resources (HR) managers develop, deliver and manage HR policies and plans.

  • Human resources officer

    Personnel officer, HR officer

    Human resources (HR) officers hire employees and help develop their careers, and look after employee relations, benefits and welfare.

  • Immigration officer

    Immigration officers make decisions on whether people have the right to visit or stay in the UK.

  • Import-export clerk

    Shipping agent, freight forwarder, import-export agent

    Import-export clerks ship goods to and from the UK by road, rail, air and sea.

  • Insurance broker

    Insurance agent

    Insurance brokers use their knowledge of the insurance market to help find the right cover, at the best price, for their customers.

  • Insurance technician

    Insurance technicians give administrative support in all types of insurance work.

  • Interpreter

    Interpreters convert the spoken word from one language into another, either face-to-face or remotely.

  • Local government administrative assistant

    Local government administrative assistants provide clerical support in council departments and give information to the public.

  • Local government officer

    Best value officer, external funding officer, policy officer, democratic services officer

    Local government officers put council policies into practice and deliver local services.

  • Local government revenues officer

    Benefits officer

    Revenues and benefits officers work for local councils and deal with housing benefits, rents, council tax and business rates.

  • MP

    Member of Parliament, elected representative, constituency representative, politician

    MPs represent people's concerns and interests in the House of Commons.

  • Medical secretary

    Medical personal assistant

    Medical secretaries provide office support in hospitals, GP surgeries, private clinics and universities.

  • Office manager

    Office managers oversee the day-to-day running of an office or department.

  • Payroll administrator

    Payroll clerk

    Payroll administrators make sure employees get paid the right amount on the right date.

  • Personal assistant

    PA, executive secretary, executive assistant

    Personal assistants carry out support tasks for individuals and managers including administration, diary management and event planning.

  • Post Office customer service assistant

    Post Office counter clerk

    Post Office customer service assistants help customers in post offices and at counters in shops.

  • Proofreader

    Proofreaders check text before it's printed or published to make sure it's correct and complete.

  • Purchasing manager

    Procurement manager

    Purchasing managers buy equipment, goods and services for their company.

  • Quality control assistant

    Quality control technician, quality assurance inspector

    Quality control assistants check that control systems and products meet recognised standards.

  • Receptionist

    Medical receptionist, front of house, doctor's receptionist

    Receptionists are the first point of contact for visitors to organisations.

  • Recruitment consultant

    Recruitment consultants help employers find suitable staff, and match people to permanent and temporary jobs.

  • Registrar of births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships

    Registrars collect and record details of all births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships.

  • Reprographic assistant

    Print room operator

    Reprographic assistants use photocopiers and printers to make documents, brochures, leaflets and pictures.

  • Sales administrator

    Sales administration assistant, sales office clerk

    Sales administrators process sales orders and payments, arrange deliveries and offer after-sales support.

  • School business manager

    School business professional

    School business managers are responsible for both the day-to-day and strategic running of a school.

  • School secretary

    School secretaries provide administrative support in schools.

  • Secretary

    Secretaries provide administrative support for all types of organisations.

  • Security Service personnel

    Security Service personnel protect the UK against threats to national security.

  • Sports development officer

    Sports development officers organise projects and training to encourage people to take part in sport and have a healthier lifestyle.

  • Supervisor

    Team leader, first line manager

    Supervisors manage teams of staff and organise their workload.

  • Telephonist

    Switchboard operator

    Telephonists, or switchboard operators, answer and connect calls and take messages.

  • Town planning assistant

    Town planning technician

    Town planning assistants process applications, give advice about regulations and carry out design work and office administration.

  • Trade union official

    Trade union officer

    Trade union officials represent, train and advise union members, carry out research and develop policy.

  • Trading standards officer

    TSO

    Trading standards officers (TSOs) protect consumers and businesses by promoting a safe and fair trading environment.

  • Typist

    Typists use a computer to produce letters, reports and other documents.