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Administration officers may do some or all of the following

  • plan and book travel for staff
  • prepare and track budgets, pay bills, and do banking and invoicing
  • monitor and/or maintain equipment and supplies
  • ensure health and safety issues are addressed, including making staff aware of building safety procedures and safe work practices
  • work on reception
  • organise meetings and take minutes
  • oversee, distribute and file correspondence
  • project or database management 
  • research for management staff
  • records management and filing
  • senior administration staff may also train and supervise new administration staff


Administration officers need to have

  • time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks
  • communication and listening skills
  • good writing skills
  • decision-making skills
  • problem-solving skills
  • basic computer skills and the ability to use relevant computer software.

Administration officers need to be

  • able to multitask
  • able to work well in a team environment
  • able to show initiative
  • friendly and approachable
  • adaptable
  • discreet and diplomatic when dealing with confidential issues.