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Business Support Officer


Job Description:

Business Support Officer  needed in Kingston £10.58 ph ref:450001

This role will involve:

The Business Support Officer is responsible for undertaking administrative duties, working in a team supporting the Business Support Team Manager, and liaising with service areas within the directorate to ensure that work is completed on time and to the standards stated by the client.

Whilst assigned to one team, the role will be extremely flexible, often swapping and helping other Business Support Teams on projects and priorities. Undertake a range of functions that may include: note or minute taking, preparing and organising business meetings, processing workflows, dealing with internal and external customers and providing a high quality customer experience. Providing support on digital solutions that are available for colleagues and managers to benefit from to improve business support options. This role may have some line management responsibilities of junior officers.

Ideally candidates will have:

  • Significant experience of working in a business support capacity providing a wide range of administrative support, preferably as a senior administrative officer
  • Experience in line management of staff in a business support role
  • Fantastic customer service experience - interacting with internal and external users is core requirement
  • Ability to form good working relationships with colleagues and users - collaborative
  • Experience of accurately recording and inputting data/financial information within agreed timescales, very good with spreadsheets
  • Experience of providing high-level meeting support including organising and taking minutes
  • An intermediate/advanced knowledge of using a wide range of MS Office or Google packages, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience of updating and maintaining databases, providing statistical reports
  • Experience of project management support - updating registers, research and organising communications

If you are interested in the role, please email your CV to [email protected] quoting the reference number


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