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Administration Officer

Support the day-to-day operation of an organisation by performing administrative tasks.
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What's it like to be an Administration Officer?

Administration Officers provide essential support to organisations and are responsible for administrative tasks ranging from facilitating meeting invitations to regular reporting.

Administration Officer

Tasks and duties

  • Managing office supplies stock and placing orders.
  • Preparing regular reports on expenses and office budgets.
  • Maintaining and updating company databases.
  • Organising and maintaining filing systems, managing document control.
  • Answering queries by employees and clients.
  • Updating office policies and communicating them to the wider team.
  • Maintaining individual, team and company calendars and scheduling appointments.
  • Preparing and formatting documents, reports and presentations.
  • Managing office supplies, negotiating prices and placing orders.
  • Preparing regular financial and administrative reports.
  • Booking meeting rooms, printing and photocopying.
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Sometimes assigned to one person or team, sometimes part of a wider administrative team, Administration Officers can support different numbers of people depending on the size of the organisation and their level of ability.

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You don’t need any formal qualifications to become an Administration Officer. However, a tertiary qualification may improve your business skills and increase your job prospects.

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Certificate III in Business Administration

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Certificate IV in Business Administration

With this qualification you will develop your administrative skills and learn to provide leadership and guidance to others.

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Bachelor of Business (Business Administration)

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Latest Administration Officer reviews

Latest reviews from 318 Administration Officers surveyed on SEEK
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Mar 2021
Administration though challenging can be varied and interesting
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Arts
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
Health research
The good things
The interaction with other employees is a positive thing, especially when they share knowledge of the job. It also helps when undergoing group training to have repour and a friendly relationship with ...
The challenges
Some of the same things that are positive about administration, can also be a challenge, for example, learning new technology and worrying about being across it enough to do your job effectively. Your...
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Mar 2021
I feel satisfaction in knowing I am relied on to do things without being told. My confidence is great!
Reviewer's Qualification
Associate Degree in Business
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Facilities management
The good things
My mornings always start with the same thing which is sending an email to all staff notifying them of everyone's movements for the day. This activity gets me into the rhythm of my day. No 2 days are t...
The challenges
A lot of the work I am asked to do ie quotes for building repairs, new photocopy machines etc is time consuming and I send my manager a complete report of all the details but then I very rarely hear b...
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