Careers, Employability and Skills

Administration and Management

The terms administration and management can form part of a role requirement, be the full title of a role but generally pervade all types of jobs. 

This resource will give you an insight into the range of sectors, the depth of role and level of professionalism associated with these terms.

Further information on types of job can be found on Prospects Explore Types of Job and Gradireland Career Sectors.

More about different employment options with your degree can be found on Prospects Options With Your Subject.

Administration-  Administration| Clerical and Secretarial Services

Research and Management Services- Managment Consultancy| Statistical Services| Research Services| Translating and Interpreting| Human Resources, Recruitment and Training

Further Reading and Information

Administration

Association of University Administrators  www.aua.ac.uk  
British Society of Medical Secretaries  www.bsmsa.org.uk 
Civil Service Fast Stream  www.faststream.gov.uk  
Civil Service Careers www.civilservice.gov.uk/recruitment
Council for Administration www.skillscfa.uk.com  
Foreign and Commonwealth Office www.fco.gov.uk
GCHQ  www.gchq.gov.uk 
Institute of Administrative Management  www.instam.org  
Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators  www.icsa.org.uk
Local Government Employers  www.lge.gov.uk  
NHS Careers  www.nhscareers.nhs.uk  
Northern Ireland Civil Service  www.nicsrecruitment.gov.uk  
Universities UK  www.universitiesuk.ac.uk  
Worshipful Company of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators www.wccsa.org.uk  

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Clerical and Secretarial Services

Association of University Administrators  www.aua.ac.uk
Civil Service Fast Stream  www.faststream.gov.uk
Civil Service Careers  www.civilservice.gov.uk/recruitment
Council for Administration   www.skillscfa.uk.com  
Foreign and Commonwealth Office  www.fco.gov.uk
GCHQ  www.gchq.gov.uk
Institute of Administrative Management  www.instam.org
Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators  www.icsa.org.uk 
Institute of Legal Secretaries   www.institutelegalsecretaries.com 
Institute of Professional Administrators  www.inprad.org
Local Government Employers  www.lge.gov.uk
NHS Careers  www.nhscareers.nhs.uk
Northern Ireland Civil Service  www.nicsrecruitment.gov.uk
Worshipful Company of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators  www.wccsa.org.uk

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Management Consultancy

UK  
Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)  www.cimaglobal.com  
Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD)  www.cipd.co.uk
Chartered Management Institute  www.managers.org.uk
Institute of Business Consulting (IBC)  www.iconsulting.org.uk
Republic of Ireland  
Institute of Management Consultants and Advisers (Ireland)  www.imca.ie
Irish Management Institute  www.imi.ie

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Statistical Services

Inst. Of Ergonomics and Human Factors  www.ergonomics.org.uk
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA)  www.nisra.gov.uk
Royal Statistical Society  www.rss.org.uk 

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Research Services

UK  
Market Research NI  www.mrni.co.uk
Market Research Society  www.mrs.org.uk
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA)  www.nisra.gov.uk
Operational Research Society  www.orsoc.org.uk
Society of Genealogists  www.sog.org.uk
International  
The Association of European Operational Research Societies  www.euro-online.org

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Translation and Interpreting

Professional Bodies:  
Association of Translation Companies   www.atc.org.uk
Chartered Institute of Linguists  www.iol.org.uk
Institute of Translation and Interpreting  www.iti.org.uk
International Federation of Translators  www.fit-ift.org
Languages Work  www.languageswork.org.uk
National Register of Public Service Interpreters  www.nrpsi.co.uk
The National Centre for Languages  www.cilt.org.uk

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Human Resources, Recruitment and Training

Association of Graduate Recruiters  www.agr.org.uk  
Chartered Institute of Marketing  www.cim.co.uk
Chartered Institute of Personnel Development  www.cipd.co.uk
Chartered Management Institute  www.managers.org.uk

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Further Reading and Information

We have a number of reference materials available in the Careers and Employability Information Area in the Student Guidance Centre as well as some online resources listed below.

Prospects Job Sectors and Gradireland sector career guides will help you to search for employment in this employment sector.

Prospects Job Sectors

Gradireland Career Sector Guides

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The Job Crowd

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"Consulting industry" with thanks to CareerPlayer, Graduate Jobs and Career Advice on video

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"Property industry" With thanks to CareerPlayer, Graduate Jobs and Career Advice on video

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This information is obtained from a variety of sources, including the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (AGCAS), Association of Higher Education Careers Services (AHECS), Prospects, Gradireland and relevant professional organisations and other appropriate resources, as available.

We endeavour to ensure that our online resources are current and contain relevant information. However, we cannot accept responsibility for the contents of external websites.