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Administrative Support Ref. 1405

A minimum salary of £18,495 with the opportunity of internal progression leading to £20,133
Do you want to be part of an organisation that makes a real difference to the UK?

As one of Britain’s intelligence agencies, we unlock the complex world of communications to keep our nation safe. We work closely with MI5 and MI6, our partners in the intelligence community, to safeguard Britain’s people, interests and businesses from various threats. Think cyber-attacks, espionage, terrorism, and organised crime. It’s challenging, varied and meaningful work that you simply won’t find anywhere else.

To support our mission, opportunities are now available in Administrative Support roles at our site in Cheltenham.


In your role, you will use your organisational and communications skills to develop strong lateral links with the teams in which your business unit closely works.
Typical duties of the role include; coordinating and handling visitors including visit agendas and programmes, coordinating travel plans and visits to other organisations, diary and email management for one or more senior managers, arranging meetings and taking minutes, general record-keeping and routine tasks, monitoring budgets, analysing, maintaining and manipulating data.


We’re looking for people from all backgrounds with excellent customer service skills, who can successfully deliver against tight deadlines using effective time management skills.
You’ll be well organised with an attention to detail, a good team player and have the ability to communicate accurately and clearly with people at all levels.
A minimum of 5 GCSEs grade A-C, including English Language and to be proficient in the use of standard office applications or relevant administrative support experience and proven use of standard office applications.


At GCHQ we’re proud of our inclusive and supportive working environment that’s designed to encourage open minds and attitudes. As an organisation that values and nurtures talent, we’re committed to helping you fulfil your potential.


Our flexible working policy ensures a healthy work-life balance. Wherever possible, we accommodate reduced hours or job share options, balanced against business needs.


A minimum salary of £18,495 with the opportunity of internal progression leading to £20,133. Salary will be on a pro rata basis.


To apply for this position you must meet our nationality, residency and security requirements.  Full details of these requirements can be found in the Recruitment Process section of the website. Candidates who fail to meet these requirements will not be progressed through the recruitment process.

As part of this campaign you will be required to undergo an application evaluation, online test, interview and drugs test.

Interviews will be held in Gloucester and Scarborough in June 2018.

This Program / Vacancy is closed to applications.