Business Support Officer

Job Title: Business Support Officer
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Derby, Derbyshire
Salary: £9.83 - £10.58 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JO-1906-3357_1560531403
Contact Name: Blue Arrow
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 14, 2019 17:56

Job Description

Blue Arrow Derby are proud to be working in partnership with Derby's largest Education provider, and we are currently looking to recruit a Business Support Officer on a temporary basis for approximatley 4 weeks. You would be working as key member of the business operations team within a busy, fast paced environment.

Please note this is a temporary position starting as soon as possible until the 31st July. There is a possibility this position may be extended further. Candidates should ideally be immediately available or have short notice periods.

Why should you apply?
This is a fantastic opportunity to work and support within a great organisation, where other working opportunities may also be available. This would suit individual's looking for either temporary or immediate work to either suit short term commitments, or as a chance for longer term employment.

  • On-site parking available
  • On-site canteens and other facilties also available
  • 28 days holiday entitlement increasing to 35 days after successful period of time
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Company pension scheme
  • Nominated entry to Blue Arrow 'Superstar of the month' award, giving you the change to win high street shopping vouchers.
  • Dedicated consultant
  • Weekly pay

Pay Rate: £9.83 - £10.58 p/h

Hours: 37 hours per week (Mon-Fri) - 8.30am - 5:00pm with an hour for lunch

About the Role

A high level of accuracy and ability to follow tasks within line of company policies and procedures is expected, as well as using own initiative.

You will be responsible for the management of your own workload and must have the ability to work autonomously with minimum supervision. This role will involve frequent interaction with colleagues and customers where a high level of written and verbal communication will be required. A flexible approach in this job is essential, as is the ability to prioritise and organise workloads.

Duties will also include:

  • Data entry of sensitive information
  • Support the Academic Registrar with emails
  • Diary management
  • Supporting with and the preparation for projects and events occurring within the company
  • Liaising with internal and external colleagues and other departments
  • Dealing with any queries via email, phone and face to face
  • General administrative duties as required - filing, photocopying, scanning and archiving

The ideal candidate must have:

  • Previous administration / secretarial experience is essential
  • Proven experience with all Microsoft Office applications including MS Excel is essential
  • Experience of working collaboratively in a team in a busy administrative environment
  • High level of accuracy
  • Strong ability to produce accurate written communication that is well structured
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with evidence of working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to use initiative and be pro-active when dealing with a range of issues and problems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong use of initiative
  • At least a Level C in GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English - must be included on CV
  • Keen eye for detail and has a strong ability to consistently produce high quality work

The Commute
Located just outside of Derby City Centre, this location would suit anyone with their own transport in Derby or the surrounding areas. The site is also easily commutable to via bus services, as you can also use the client's bus services free of charge which run every 10 minutes, including services to and from the Derby bus and train station. There are also alternative bus stops just outside the site.

The Next Stage
If you are interested in the above role, and feel you can meet the above requirements - we would love to hear from you as soon as possible.
We please ask all applications are made via the click apply button, and we will aim to process your application as quickly and as efficiently as possible.