Business Support Officer

  • Location

    Stevenage, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Professional Services

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  • Contact:

    Vicky Turner

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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We are recruiting for our client based in Stevenage who are looking for a Business Support Officer. They require a high level of administrative and business support to be delivered to local managers and their teams.

You will need to create and maintain MS Excel spread sheets, PowerPoint presentations, MS Word documents accurately and assist with reports. Intermediate level of Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word is required.

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 in compliance with policies
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:
A keen interest in what we do and the desire to understand how the company 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

Skills and Experience:
Intermediate Level required in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
Complex Diary Management;
Corporate Travel Arrangements;
Previous secretarial and PA experience
Experience in an office environment;

The successful candidate will have an eye for detail, have a willing, helpful attitude and a calm professional manner, even when things are changed at the last minute.

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