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Receptionist & Administrative Assistant

Ref No: FV/RA/07/21

Location: Moira HQ
Closing Date: 2nd August 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated Receptionist and Administrative Assistant to join our team at our Head Office in Moira.

Fane Valley Co-op has interests in animal feed manufacturing, red meat processing (beef, lamb and edible offal’s), the production of beef dripping, fully integrated duck production & processing, porridge oats & breakfast cereal, agricultural supplies and the provision of agronomy & forage services.

The successful candidate will provide a professional and efficient reception and administrative services within a busy work environment.

The Role:

• Responsible for directing telephone calls to the appropriate person or office in a pleasant and efficient manner;
• Receiving visitors on site;
• Keep inventory of office stock and records of costs and expenses;
• Update calendars and schedule meetings;
• Organise Catering for business meetings.

The Person:

• A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar role;
• Educated to GCSE level or equivalent with minimum grade C in Maths and English;
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and video conferencing;
• Previous switchboard experience;
• Excellent customer service skills and telephone manner; with a professional attitude and the ability to be resourceful and proactive;
• Excellent oral and written communication skills;
• Ability to work in a team environment and on their own initiative;
• A can-do attitude is essential for this role with the flexibility to adapt to change.

In return, the company offers an attractive salary and benefits package which includes: Healthcare Plan for employees and their children under 18, Company Pension & Life Assurance, Health & Well-Being strategy which incorporates a range of on-going initiatives and programmes.

To request an application form, please contact the HR department at Fane Valley. Email: Tel: (028) 92 610480 or apply directly through our Get Got portal.

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About Us

Fane Valley Co-operative is a progressive agri-food business based in Moira, Northern Ireland. Operating across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England and Belgium the Co-op has interests in red meat processing (beef, lamb and edible offals), the production of beef dripping, fully integrated duck production & processing, porridge oats & breakfast cereal, animal feed manufacturing, agricultural supplies and the provision of agronomy and forage services.

Formed in 1903, Fane Valley remains 100% farmer owned. The business, which now employs 2,750 people, continues to grow through a strategy of organic growth and targeted acquisitions.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Fane Valley is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better