We are looking for an experienced business support officer to join a busy Government department on a temporary basis. This is a full time role working Mon - Fri, with a pay rate £12.06 per hour.
As a Business Support Officer you will be responsible for providing effective support to a busy leadership team on a range of issues. These are fast-paced, dynamic and high profile roles that involve close contact with senior members of staff and exposure to decision making and leadership at the top of the programme.
You will be taking forward a variety of tasks and issues on the leadership team's behalf. You need to be highly organised, able to plan ahead and to be comfortable dealing with changing priorities and conflicting demands.
Key responsibilities include:
" Taking responsibility for ensuring your leadership team members focus on the most important and strategic tasks and priorities;
" Acting as a first point of contact, dealing with correspondence and phone calls with people from both inside and outside the organisation, ensuring that urgent issues are dealt with effectively.
" Managing busy diaries to help team members achieve their objectives. You will organise internal and external meetings, book rooms, refreshments and conference calls and greet visitors at all levels of seniority;
" Providing assistance with organising events, including sourcing venues, organising refreshments, distributing agenda, presentation and other documents;
" Raising Purchase Orders (PO) and dealing with PO and invoice and payment queries;
" Typing, compiling and preparing reports, presentations and correspondence.