Business Support Officer

Job Title: Business Support Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Harrow
Salary: £10.60 - £11.01 per hour
Start Date: 2019-03-12 00:00:00
Reference: 465103799
Contact Name: Lena Patel
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 12, 2019 16:47

Job Description

Job Title: Business Support Officer
Location: Harrow, HA1 2XY
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment for Harrow Council
Contract Type: Temp / Full time

A fantastic opportunity within Harrow Council for an experienced, self-motivated Business Support Officer to join our expanding team.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to join us as a Business Support Officer for a temporary assignment.
In return we pay a competitive rate of £11.01 per hour, other benefits include excellent training and support for career development and 21 days holiday (excluding Bank Holidays). Your hours of work will be Mon - Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm. (Will be required to cover emergencies and leave for other colleagues in the office)

To be successful in this role you would need to have the below skills & experience:
-Comprehensive knowledge of IT systems, databases, websites etc in relation to providing an efficient business support service
-To have excellent communication, organisation and interpersonal skills. As they will be supporting the Director of Legal & Governance.
-Diary management skills

Duties will include:
-To ensure compliance with your responsibilities as laid out in the council's equal opportunity policy and take an active role in promoting and enabling equality of opportunity, promoting the diverse needs and aspirations of Harrow's community, ensuring equality and diversity is mainstreamed in all service/directorate activities
-To deliver excellent administrative and business support services in accordance with statutory requirements and in compliance with relevant policies and procedures.
-To work collaboratively with colleagues across the Business Support Service to develop, implement and monitor systems and processes, as necessary, to ensure an efficient and seamless service delivery for service users.
-To provide a range of administrative support to projects across the service area as required, including producing project documentation, tracking actions, keeping records, collating information, diary management, setting up meetings and producing agendas, complex minute taking and subsequently transcribe the minutes and despatch same and liaison between key stakeholders.

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough by area and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.