Business Support Administrator

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Service Northamptonshire County Council
Contract Type Temporary
Duration Initial 3 months
Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Full-time
Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 37
Rate £9.73 per hour

About the job:

 As a Business Support Administrator, you will provide a comprehensive, confidential range of effective and transparent business support to the localities operational teams within Northamptonshire County Council. 

  • Co-ordinate and manage the localities teams processes and systems in relation to communications and SharePoint, including mailbox monitoring and response.
  • Manage the local requirements and distribution of petty cash as directed through the operational transactions team.
  • Deliver and support induction training for new staff in the locality teams, ensuring effective training on local and corporate systems and requirements
  • Support the Localities operational management team with the tracking of allocation and cases, including data and performance information support.
  • Work closely and jointly with the other service members as required to ensure continuity of support for Children Services and undertake other tasks as appropriate to the role to meet the needs of the business
  • Excellent numeracy, analytical, interpretative attention to detail.
  • Competent in the use of IT
  • Must be able to establish effective communication across myriad channels. Must have good written communication skills
  • Experience of minute taking
  • GCSE standard or equivalent professional qualification or business experience.
  • Experience of establishing strong working and effective relationships across numerous stakeholder groups.
  • Experience of working with a fast changing, dynamic environment.
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 31 days per annum, pro rata (including bank holidays).
  • Permanent equivalent council pay rates offered after 12 weeks
  • 3% pension contribution from employer
  • Flexible working hours
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  • Opportunity to apply for permanent positions as an ‘internal candidate’
  • Consultants based on site within Angel Square
  • Gain experience to support permanent applications
  • City centre location – great public transport links (Angel Square)
  • Modern office facilities
  • Onsite canteen

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