Business Administrator | NGP Careers

Business Administrator

Full Time –

Hi, we're Northern Gas and Power

Northern Gas and Power (a subsidiary of Global Procurement Group) is an international energy procurement specialist and is the largest energy consultancy in Europe. We guide businesses of all sizes ranging from SMEs to global organisations in purchasing their energy contracts.

We set up comprehensive strategies for organisations to procure their energy contracts; negotiate contracts with energy suppliers; introduce and operate risk management frameworks; collect, check, and analyse invoices; and calculate organisations’ GHG emissions and carbon footprints.

Our consultancy is supported by our unique ClearVUE platform that brings together and visualises information from a global energy portfolio down to the last detail – helping our clients work towards their Net Zero goals and ensuring compliance with climate-related legislation.

Join our global family, with modern and vibrant offices in the UK, France, Malta, India, and Italy. Be part of a team that’s leading the way in energy consultancy and helping businesses make informed decisions about their energy consumption.

What is the job about?

As a Business Administrator, your responsibility will be to oversee the administrative activities that facilitate the smooth running of the office, organising people, information, and other resources. You will ensure that office equipment is maintained to the appropriate quality and quantity. You’ll also maintain our relevant records and ensure that our administrative processes work effectively. You’ll have the opportunity to work with and support other departments when required. You’ll report into the Executive Assistant.

What exactly will you do?

  • Support our Directors and Executive Assistants with day-to-day admin support
  • Work with various departments within the company and support where required
  • Administration of EV salary sacrifice scheme and update all relevant departments with correct information and complete checks
  • Liaise with H&S manager when work is to be carried out on site and ensuring that appropriate paperwork is completed, and appropriate communication is sent
  • Assist the H&S and Facilities department in undertaking fire safety and housekeeping inspections
  • Provide an exceptional experience for all visitors to the site, which includes the ‘Meet & Greet’ of guests, ensuring a first class service is administered
  • Post duties: sorting post, arranging courier services for parcels, taking post to the local post office
  • Meeting room bookings – across sites and setting up when required
  • Assist with senior appointments and their joining experience, which includes their onboarding, and organising all relevant equipment, security passes etc.
  • Being the main point of contact for all parking permit process for colleagues/visitors for both Gateshead sites
  • Effectively look for opportunities that would help improve processes within NGP
  • Monitor and order stationery and cleaning supplies for all Gateshead sites
  • Provide absence cover when required

What we’re looking for

The right candidate will be friendly and approachable with excellent rapport-building skills. They must be highly motivated, enthusiastic, and professional, and willing to develop themselves and strive to continually learn.

  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude with a desire to succeed
  • Motivated towards continuous development
  • Customer focused approach
  • Solution focused approach
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Acts with a high level of integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality

Bonus points

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Experience of working in an administrative/reception role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A good understanding of health, safety, and facilities
  • NVQ Level 2 in Business Administration or equivalent

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive compensation package: Negotiable base salary (£21,000 DOE) + Benefits
  • Learn from industry-leading experts: We have cultivated some of best talent in the industry, allowing you to supercharge your career progression and learn from the best minds out there
  • Work-life balance: No late finishes, keep your plans with friends and family
  • Career growth: We enjoy promoting from within!
  • Unrivalled perks (including but not limited to):
    • Enhanced annual leave including additional time off in December
    • Wellbeing, gym and spa discounts and access to 1:1 sessions with our in-house Health & Wellbeing team
    • Company parties and retreats abroad
    • Festival and Events tickets (such as Silverstone, Wimbledon, Tomorrowland and Lost & Found!)



Diversity in our heritage, inclusion in our future.

We do our utmost at Northern Gas and Power, part of Global Procurement Group (GPG) to value our People for who they truly are. We want all our colleagues to feel free to be themselves at work.

Our People Strategy reflects our vision of an attractive and diverse organisation. Between all our companies, our colleagues make up over 30 nationalities from five countries around the globe.

We’re building a welcoming workplace where we recognise, respect, and celebrate each other’s stories. Be part of our story. Be you at NGP. #BeYouAtNGP

Apply now

You must have evidence of the right to work in the country you are applying. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a criminal record check and/or credit check. This will be confirmed to you during the recruitment process accordingly. We have a written policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders and a copy of the policy can be requested prior to your application should you wish.

t:  0191 478 9504

Please Note
Due to the high number of applicants if you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks of applying, please consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion. If your skills and competencies develop we would be happy to see a further application from you at that time. We welcome people to apply again after a period of 6 months.

  • If you are interested in the role, please submit your details and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch!