Business Administrator

  • Job Reference: 00002978-1
  • Date Posted: 30 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Unlocking Potential
  • Location: Truro, Cornwall
  • Salary: £21,000 to £23,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: 22.5 hours, split over 3, 4 or 5 days
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time

Job Description

Cornwall Environmental Consultants (CEC) are seeking a self-motivated and experienced administrator to support their busy team and Managing Director.


Cornwall Environmental Consultants (CEC)is the consultancy arm of Cornwall Wildlife Trust. CEC is a leading ecological and landscape architecture consultancy in the south west, based in Allet near Truro, providing professional services to the construction, development and land management sectors.

We are seeking a self-motivated and experienced administrator to support our busy team and Managing Director.  You will have excellent organisational and project planning skills and experience in working with financial, project management and quality assurance systems.  Able to prioritise tasks you will ensure that the office runs smoothly and our management systems (financial, Client Relationship Management and Enterprise Resource Planning) are well-maintained.

You will be dealing with staff, customers and suppliers so highly professional written and verbal communication skills are important, as is a friendly and helpful disposition. The ability to work under your own direction and as part of a team will help to ensure that you make a success of this post and have a real impact on the company’s performance.

It is essential that you have experience working in office management in a commercial organisation and knowledge of audit preparation would be highly desirable.

Company Description

Cornwall Environmental Consultants delivers proactive and innovative solutions in ecology, landscape architecture and arboriculture to assist clients with development projects, large and small.

Established in 1992, CEC is one of the leading specialist consultancies in the South West. We provide you with a unique opportunity to have all your ecological, landscape architecture and arboriculture needs delivered under one roof, saving you time and money.

Our customer feedback is exceptional and we have an excellent reputation for keeping to budget and deadlines.

We have a large and varied client list ranging from architects, developers and individual land and property owners, to statutory organisations such as Natural England and the Environment Agency, as well as local authorities.

CEC is a registered practice with the Landscape Institute and Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management. We are also a member of the Association of Wildlife Trust Consultancies (AWTC) and an associate member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) through the AWTC.

Cornwall Environmental Consultants ecologists and landscape architects are qualified to postgraduate or postdoctoral level and are members of their respective professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and the Landscape Institute (LI).

Cornwall Environmental Consultants is owned by Cornwall Wildlife Trust. CEC therefore donates all its profits to help support charitable work of Cornwall Wildlife Trust. Since it started in 1991 CEC has donated over £1million to the Trust to help protect Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places. By choosing to use the expertise of CEC, you are directly supporting wildlife conservation throughout the county.

Other Application Details

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  • Deadline for applications is Friday 14th May 2021.
  • Interviews will be held on the 24th May 2021.
  • For more information, please call Natasha Collings-Costello on 07932 545528