Business Support Officer

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    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

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    Vanessa Farrington

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Business Support Officer; Location Stevenage; 6 month contract.

We are currently looking for a temporary Business Support Officer to provide a comprehensive administration support service for our client based in Stevenage.
Dependant on placement, to carry out duties as required, including but not limited to:
Accurate control and maintenance of complex electronic diaries for identified managers.
Extensive travel arrangements (including currency) in compliance with policies and championing a cost-conscious approach.
Provide meeting co-ordination and participation and take/manage actions as and when required.
Provide management and maintenance of email for identified managers.
Co-ordinate arrangements for on-site or off-site meetings and events, attend and participate as required.
Administer expense forms for identified managers, submitted in a timely manner.
Maintain and analyse data, create reports and present findings.
Provide specific support to the Project and/or functional teams, specific tasks and projects to be defined in the workplace.
Assist the project and/or functional population to optimise efficiency throughout the business.
Develop to become the knowledge point of contact within the project and/or function.
These tasks may be varied and ad-hoc in scope.

What are we looking for:

Previous experience of delivering a high level of administrative and business support to local managers and their teams.
Fully conversant with the use of MS Office - in particular to create and maintain MS Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, MS Word documents accurately and assist with reports. Intermediate level of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word is required.
Someone that is forward thinking, who looks to improve inefficiencies in working practices and processes.
Can demonstrate attributes that link to our company Values.
A keen interest in what we do and the desire to understand how the organisation works and how their role impacts the company/project/function.
A professional approach, with a positive attitude and the ability to multi-task and be proactive.
A team player that prides themselves with the success of the team and the department.
Someone who is able and willing to travel to other locations, if required, to support the manager in meetings and events (may from time to time require overnight stay).
A professional demeanour in all situations and be able to withhold confidential information.
It is essential that the post holder undertakes the extensive duties with flexibility, initiative and enthusiasm and operates as an integral part of the team.
Willingness to learn and extend the role above and beyond the job description.

Morson is acting as an employment business in relation to this vacancy

Administration; filing; e-filing; GDPR; secretarial; data entry; data input; Excel; Word; Outlook; Access; MS Office; booking system; business support; database management; diary management; minute taking; document control