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.
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.
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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How to become an Administration Officer
- Consider completing a Certificate III in Business (Administration) (BSB30120), Certificate IV in Business (Administration) (BSB40120) or a Certificate IV in Business (Operations) (BSB40120) through a TAFE or Registered Training Organisation (RTO).
- Alternatively, complete a higher qualification such as a Diploma of Business (Operations) (BSB50120) or Bachelor of Business (Business Administration).
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