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Job Title: Business Support Coordinator
Category: Office Date Posted: 15/01/2019
Location: Croydon Expiry Date: 28/02/2019
Salary: £14.66 per hour Contact Name: Amy Sestanovich
Job Code: AS-BSCc Contact Email:

Business Support Coordinator


Temporary Contract (3 Months)

£14.66 per hour

Our client is seeking a Business Support Coordinator for a temporary 3 month contract.

**Must have previous experience as a Business Support Coordinator in a Local Authority/Council**

**Must have Enhanced DBS Certificate that is also on the Update Service**

Essential Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of common business support systems used throughout the council
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the customers’ business support requirements.
  • Knowledge of national legislation, policies, standards and initiatives relevant to this role within a local government environment.
  • Delivering customer service expertise

Essential skills and abilities:

  • Ability to prioritise own workload and that of a large team to meet deadlines in a fast changing environment
  • A clear appreciation of the demands of working within a multiple stakeholder, fast-paced, highly political environment
  • Ability to work in a large complex, political organisation and to understand and operate within national and local frameworks of accountability
  • Ability to influence decisions. Commitment to and application of equality and diversity in service delivery
  • Demonstrates high standard of ethical and personal conduct
  • Ability to carry out analysis of complex data
  • Good Numeracy and English Literacy skills
  • Effective communication skills (both written and oral) in order to represent the work area and deal with customers
  • Ability to provide administrative and organisational support
  • Ability to use a range of ICT effectively and with a high level accuracy
  • Able to manage and prioritise own workload to meet service standards
  • Able to abide by the Council’s agreed standards: i.e. confidentiality, diversity, health and safety, data protection
  • Ability to deal with tactfully and responsibly with a range of people face to face and over the telephone
  • Ability to provide a customer focused service

Essential experience:

  • Experience of managing competing priorities
  • Demonstrable experience of providing administrative and organisational support in
    a demanding environment and within statutory and procedural guidelines
  • Demonstrable experience of taking an accurate record of meetings
  • Demonstrable experience organising and co-ordinating events and meetings

Headstart Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer