Business Support Officer

  • Full Time/Temporary
  • South Shields
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Salary: £10.21
  • Reference ID: NDBSOSSFT

We are currently looking for an experienced Admin Support Officer to provide clerical support to the Department of Education on their Holidays, Activities, and Food programme in a busy South Shields office ASAP.

The post is 37 hours per week and will initially run until December 2021 with possible extensions in the New Year.

The Role:

  • Manage manual and computerised records/CRM databases.
  • Writing/typing reports.
  • Provide advice and guidance to staff and members of the public regarding policies and regulations.
  • Organise meetings and take live minutes/notes when required.
  • Process invoices, handle petty cash, process payments and any other financial duties.
  • Operate ICT software packages such as word processing packages, databases, spreadsheets, specialist software etc CAD, PRINCE2, Microsoft Project etc.
  • Research and analyse data.
  • Monitor and maintain stock.
  • Any other general admin duties such as maintaining records, responding to and answering queries (including by letter), maintaining office systems, diary management, arranging room and travel bookings etc.

The Person:

  • Must have previous experience in a similar role.
  • Must be an excellent communicator with IT skills.
  • Will be subjected to a DBS check upon acceptance of the role.
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