Junior Project Manager / Administrator (Full or Part Time)

St Albans, Hertfordshire
06 Mar 2019
06 Apr 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

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Junior Project Manager / Administrator (Full or Part Time)

Location: St Albans

Contract: 9 month fixed term contract

Hours:  Full Time (Monday – Friday) or Part Time (3.5 - 4 days per week)

Who Are We?

At Burton’s Biscuits Company we are the home of Jammie Dodgers, Maryland Cookies and Wagon Wheels to name just a few! We are incredibly lucky to work in the world of making delicious biscuits!

Our Vision is to have a shared Pride and Passion for baking sensational biscuits & snacks that delight our consumers, shoppers and our customers. We’re the only major biscuit manufacturer in the UK to focus solely on biscuits, making us one of the key players in the market. We employ circa 1,800 people around the UK, with the majority of our workforce being based at our three main Bakery facilities in Llantarnam, Edinburgh and Blackpool. Our head office is based in St. Albans, with a subsidiary office is located in Blackpool & smaller but equally important Bakery based in Dorset.

We had an amazing 2018, which has included seeing Wagon Wheels featured on the Great British Bake Off and our Llantarnam site featuring on ITV4, as part of their documentary 'Made in Britain'. Along with having amazing brands, we have secured a long term agreement to allow us to manufacturing a number of Mars Biscuit branded products & Cathedral City savoury snacks, we are also forming key strategic partnerships within the Retailer Private Label sector.

In order to ensure we can continue to make fantastic biscuits, and to help us on this amazing journey, we are proud to announce that in early 2019 we completed the acquisition of a premium sweet and savoury biscuit manufacturer Thomas Fudge’s. This will only increase our baking capabilities across a number of brand new sweet & savoury categories.

As the new home of Thomas Fudge’s premium biscuit brand, Burton’s Biscuit envisage Thomas Fudge’s as forming a key branded range across our existing product portfolio.

What are we all about?

Here at Burton’s Biscuit Company we pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. Our goal is to support our team in achieving their career goals. We do this by providing a working environment that offers opportunity, support, scope and pace of change.   Our culture is the foundation of our business. We are fast paced, agile and fun.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join & provide a shared administration resource for our projects team on a 9 month fixed term contract, on either a full time or part time basis. 

We don’t want to bore you with just a Job description about the role we want to tell you what it’s really like to work for us?

So let’s start with ….…

Why work as part of our projects team?

One thing you might not know about biscuits is that we make a lot of biscuits, often under a supermarket brand. This will give you great exposure to working with some of the UK leading businesses & retail brands & you’ll get to play a key role in supporting the wider team. Our projects team forma vital function that allows our products to be sold across all UK grocery brands.

What does your typical day look like?

Every day is different at Burton’s Biscuit Company. One day you might be helping to update the Artwork or Recipe on one of our many biscuit ranges, to arranging biscuit samples to be created. This is a fast paced role. where you will be able to get involved in all aspects of projects from design though to creation.

What are the key ingredients needed for the role?

To be successful in this you don’t need experience in managing projects before, but what is important is having demonstrable experience of working to deadlines, excellent attention to detail, and strong communications skills. You will need to be competent with MS Office, strong time management skills and able to manage varying priorities.

Final part of the mix.

If you are hardworking and looking to gain some experience with a leading FMCG brand, this role could suit a various number of profiles, such as a parent looking for a part time role or are perhaps looking to return back to the FMCG sector after a break.

It may equally suit a recent graduate or an experienced administrator looking to gain new skills.

If you are ready to begin a career with real bite we would love to hear from you so apply now by clicking the link below.

You may have had experience of be interested in the following: Project Administrator, PMO Administration, Graphic Designer, Graduate, Project Assistant, Marketing Assistant, Junior Project Manager, Brand Assistant, Part Time Work, Return to work scheme, Category Assistant 

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