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Senior Administrator

Posted 9 days ago

  • Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Any
  • External
  • Expires In 3 months
This is a great opportunity to join our expanding Risk & Compliance team. You will provide administrative support to the team, including the COLP/Group Legal Compliance Officer and the Head of Compliance Operations. The role will be predominantly home-based with occasional travel to our Birmingham office required.The position is offered on a 12 month contract basis initially, with the possibility of further extension. The role would suit someone looking to develop into a Compliance Officer role.Key ResponsibilitiesProvide general support and assistance to our central Risk & Compliance team, servicing our various professional services business.Set up and maintain clear and intuitive electronic filing systems.Support with meetings, including for Risk & Security Committee (preparing agenda and document packs, taking and sharing minutes, and tracking actions through to completion).Assist with annual practising certificate renewals and maintaining SRA authorisations and approvals.Assist with creation of training programmes and maintaining accurate training records.Coordinate finalising and uploading of internal policies, procedures and guidance and ensure that our document register is kept up to date.Support with delivery of audits and other projects. Perform other administrative tasks/duties as required.Skills, Knowledge & ExpertiseSome professional services and/or customer service experience preferred.Discretion and commitment to preserving confidentiality.Excellent computer skills, including Word, Excel, Teams, case management.Excellent communication skills.Self-starting, with strong initiative.Organised, with ability to juggle priorities to deliver excellent service in a fast-paced environment.Excellent attention to detail.Ability to complete tasks to a consistently high standard to agreed timescales.Commitment, flexibility, and a team player approachBenefits, Agile Working and Additional informationHow we work: We embrace agile working and offer a blended approach to where and how we work. We appreciate that people have different needs and preferences and we’re keen to be flexible, after all, we value what you do, not where you do it. We have hubs in Birmingham, Leicester, London, Lincoln, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Solihull, Stratford-upon-Avon and Sheffield.
The role will be predominantly home-based with occasional travel to our Birmingham office as required. This will be at least monthly and may require more frequent travel. Meet the team: Our Risk & Compliance team of around 10 people is based mainly in the Birmingham hub. Reporting to the Head of Compliance Operations, the team takes a proactive approach and works closely with the firm to manage risk, ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and embed a best practice culture. Want to find out more about our amazing benefits?Additional information:Please be aware, for some vacancies, where we receive high numbers of applications we may need to bring the close date forward.Due to the nature of the work undertaken, confirmation of employment will be subject to a variety of checks which will be carried out once an offer of employment is accepted. Details of the checks can be found here.Equal opportunitiesShakespeare Martineau is a committed equal opportunities employer. We seek to attract, develop and retain talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. We value and respect individuality and encourage a culture within our business where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths and experiences. Everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, regardless of their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.About Ampa GroupWelcome to Ampa - a leading group of legal and professional services brands, home to leading legal services firms such Shakespeare Martineau, Lime Solicitors, Mayo Wynne Baxter, Marrons and others.
Our ‘House of Brands’, is where legal and professional service brands converge to unlock exciting opportunities for career advancement, collaboration, and comprehensive business services support across various disciplines including HR, IT, finance, and marketing. Our overall purpose is to act as the cornerstone that facilitates the growth of every brand within our collective, empowering them with enhanced purchasing capabilities, access to specialised expertise, and a cohesive set of values and culture. At our core, we are dedicated to creating an environment where each brand thrives through mutual growth and co-operation. Through our shared infrastructure and central support, we enable our brands to flourish, using the strength of our collective resources. If you are passionate about driving positive change and immersing yourself in an inclusive, diverse, and supportive culture, then we invite you to join our team as we continue to unlock the potential in our people, clients, and investors.