Harvey Nash- Administrative Assistant

Job Title:        Administrative Assistant

Type:               Modern Apprenticeship

Contract:         Permanent

Salary:            £16477

Hours:             Monday – Friday 9 – 5.30pm                  

Closing Date: This position will be filled when a suitable applicant is found


Employer:       Harvey Nash Scotland

Edinburgh city centre

We’re Scotland’s go-to experts in professional recruitment. We’ve been based in our Edinburgh office since 2008 and we’ve got links with the 40 Harvey Nash offices across the UK, Europe, USA and Asia-Pacific Rhona Hutchon set up Harvey Nash Scotland with just a couple of consultants in a small office in Edinburgh’s West End. In the last 7 years, she has turned that tiny team of consultants into a team of 20 thriving experts and has led Harvey Nash to huge successes.  We have rapidly outgrown 3 offices and just recently moved into our newly-designed suite in Waverley Gate at the East end of Princes Street. We work with a number of Scotland’s top companies, which range across massive corporations, emerging tech start-ups and the public sector.


Work Environment:

Office based working within a team of 20


What might a day in this job look like?

Duties will include:

  • CV formatting: Assisting consultants by preparing CV’s in word so that they are ready to send to our clients
  • Data entry:Keeping our candidate database and spreadsheets accurate and up to date
  • Office duties
  • Answering the telephone in a friendly, professional and efficient manner and record/pass on messages as appropriate
  • Ensuring the meeting rooms are always well presented and fully stocked
  • Stationery orders
  • Reporting: Sending weekly reports and updates to the teams
  • References: Supply references forcontractors who have worked for us
  • Ad hoc projects: Provide administrative support to all areas of the business as required
  • Contractor queries:Assist contractors with timesheet and payroll queries


What will I Learn?

SVQ Level 2 / 3  in Business Administration

  • Further your experience with Microsoft programmes
  • Learn about the recruitment industry
  • Gain knowledge of databases
  • Develop your communication and teamwork skills
  • Customer service skills

What Qualifications / Qualities are required?

The candidate should:

  • be educated to a National 5 level or equivalent in English
  • have a strong attention to detail
  • be organised and capable of managing and prioritising workloads.
  • be self-motivated and have a positive “can do” attitude


How to Apply:   

Please send your CV to veronica@limelightcareers.co.uk