Commercial Support- Fixed Term Contract

Job summary
Fixed Term Contract - 6 months

We are recruiting additional Commercial Support to join our IT Team in Manchester. We are looking for a pro-active all-rounder to provide organisational and administrative support and lead on specific responsibilities related to budget, data, processes and general administration. To achieve this, excellent working relations will need to be established and then maintained with internal stakeholders.

In this role you’ll be:

•raising purchase orders and checking that they are within budget
•maintaining records and spreadsheets
•sharing data and information regularly to support the work of stakeholders
•proactively following up, identifying and resolving issues before they escalate
•supporting forecasting by validating information received to confirm or update data

Key experience / expertise sought:

•immediately available
•flexible, self-starter, problem solver, team player
•can demonstrate previous success in delivering expected outcomes by applying a repeatable process
•logical thinker, record keeper
•strong MS experience
•Oracle experience an advantage, but not essential
•finance context an advantage, but not essential

About AQA

We are an independent education charity and the largest provider of academic qualifications taught in UK schools and colleges. We set and mark papers for more than half of all GCSEs and A-levels, and in 2018 we awarded more than three million of these qualifications. Born out of five leading universities, we have over a century of qualifications expertise. Today, we employ more than 800 people and work with around 27,000 teachers, lecturers, subject experts and academics, who help set and mark our exams.


At AQA we recognise our employees’ contribution and in return we are proud to offer an extensive reward and benefit package. This includes:

•a competitive salary
•standard 35-hour working week
•25 days annual leave rising to 30 days, plus all Bank Holidays and additional Christmas leave
•excellent contributory pension scheme
•an enhanced maternity/paternity and sick pay scheme

No agencies, thank you.

AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. AQA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.

How to apply

To apply, please upload your CV and covering letter including your current and expected salary as one document via our website. Closing date for applications is 10am on Tuesday 28 May 2019 with interviews taking place on Friday 31 May 2019. However, applications will be reviewed as we receive them and if a suitable candidate is identified, we reserve the right to close our adverts sooner.