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Business Support / Edinburgh/ £13.72 - £18.38 p/h / 12 months

Job Title: Business Support / Edinburgh/ £13.72 - £18.38 p/h / 12 months
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £13.72 - £18.38 per hour
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH55793_1510932727
Contact Name: Barbara Tomaszewska
Contact Email: B.Tomaszewska@parity.net
Job Published: November 17, 2017 15:32

Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Business Support Professional with our public-sector client for up to 12 months contract (maternity cover) £13.72 to £18.38 per hour based in Edinburgh.

You will be responsible for programme management and business support activities across the education, organizational and learning development functions within the Workforce Directorate.

Main duties:

  • Manage administration team to support activities within this function
  • Act as the focal point for the Operation Planning process within the Directorate, ensuring all resource demands are captured, additionally ensuring the supply solution meets requirements
  • Responsible for the management, analysis and interpretation of Performance. Working with the senior management team establish the regular data and reporting needs and co-ordinate returns to corporate governance processes including performance and risk reporting
  • Provide project management support and advice
  • Manage administration team to support activities within this function
  • Maintain learning management and electronic storage systems
  • Use communication and survey systems
  • Provide end-to-end financial management support including purchase to pay activities and budget analysis
  • Provide event management support including diary management
  • Support / advise on corporate systems and processes
  • Work with external suppliers to commission people / resources / solutions


  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with the immediate team and internal/external stakeholders
  • Experience in the creation of budgets and forecasts
  • Able to manage a complex workload with multiple deadlines and stakeholders
  • Strong communication skills to negotiate, persuade and influence
  • Articulate and influential, you must also be highly organised with exceptional communication and leadership skills
  • High level of MS package knowledge (e.g. Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments
  • Ability to communicate with all staff in a multidisciplinary setting

Please supply your CV for consideration

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