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Business Administrator - Hybrid Working

Job Introduction

Are you an experienced Business Administrator looking for your next permanent role?  Then read on as we may just have the role for you.

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.    

We are currently looking for a Business Administrator to join our friendly team based at our Tarmac Colchester Office.  This role is commutable from Colchester, Tiptree, West Mersea, Clacton-on-Sea, Great Bentley, Braintree, Witham, Ipswich, Sudbury, Halstead, Chelmsford and the surrounding areas.

Due to the nature of the role and on completion of training, the role is open to an element of rostered hybrid working across the team

We are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds, therefore prior industry experience isn’t always necessary for success. 

Role Responsibility

As the Business Administrator you will have worked in a similar industry providing either internal or external business support to your wider team and the Tarmac group. Other responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Demonstrate an excellent business manner when dealing with colleagues across the business
  • Prioritise and multitask daily duties
  • Handling incoming emails
  • Understanding and assessing team needs
  • Supporting the team by handling their requests or directing to a relevant department
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate SAP records
  • Engage with the wider Tarmac team to better understand requirements and develop and maintain relationships
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders as required
  • Maintain proactive communication across the region of work

The Ideal Candidate

It is preferred that the successful candidate for the role of Business Administrator will be experienced in the following:

  • Basic spreadsheet use
  • Working collaboratively with the existing team to ensure all tasks are completed in a timely manner and to a high standard
  • Showing a positive attitude, building rapport and positive relationships with customers and internal colleagues
  • Being ambitious to learn new skills and achieve your own personal goals, as well as business goal

In the role of Business Administrator you will also have:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Good oral and written communication
  • Numeracy and analytical ability

Training will be provided for:

  • Products, Procedures and our Computer systems

Why Us

In addition to the role of Business Administrator we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities (employee networks) we currently have nine communities inc. (REACH) Religious, Ethnic, Cultural Heritage, LGBTQ+, Parents & Carers, Ability, Wellbeing, Female Voice, and Menopause
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal-opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when this happens we sometimes bring the published closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment.

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Tarmac Trading Limited


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