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Business Services Officer

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 8 £23,657 - £25,568 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
21 August 2022
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Business Services Team for a committed and flexible individual to: 

  • Support the Business Services Manager with managing small projects.
  • Supervise and performance manage a team of Business Services Assistants

Our Business Services Officers build and maintain effective working relationships with services across the Council, service users and external agencies. 

What will I be doing: 

  • Line management responsibilities for Business Services Assistants working across three teams
  • Leading on planned projects within the Childrens Services Accommodation team to find adequate office & delivery spaces for front line services across Derbyshire.
  • Communicating with Heads of Service to ascertain the requirements of teams who are due to be relocated
  • Attend sites to coordinate and/or support with moves
  • Support line manager to draft reports, business cases & collation/analysis of data.
  • Using a variety of Microsoft Office computer programmes ensuring all elements of office moves are project planned including, any works required, removals booked, services supported and updated.
  • Travel will be required to other sites across Derbyshire so a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle is necessary. 

Skills and experience we are looking for: 

  • Line management experience and the ability to manage performance.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • An ability to prioritise and allocate work to meet targets and standards.
  • Advanced IT skills, which includes the use of Microsoft packages.
  • An ability to work as part of a team undertaking a wide range of administrative duties.
  • A proactive approach to tasks.
  • Experience of working in a busy office environment.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • An ability to research, interpret, analyse and present information/data.
  • An ability to work within organisational policies and procedures.
  • An ability to maintain and improve operational efficiency and quality of service through improvements in procedures/policies
  • An ability to deal with people at all levels confidently, sensitively and diplomatically.
  • Detailed knowledge of confidentiality, GDPR and Data Protection.
  • Previous financial experience would be beneficial.
  • NVQ Level 3 qualification or relevant office experience.
  • Enthusiasm and transferable skills 

Please read through the full Job and Person Profile and Task Brief to help you complete your application. You will need to detail in the “Suitability for Job” section on your application form where you meet the skills and experience we are looking for. 

What we are offering

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave per year (rising to 30 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata).
  • Flexible working
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses when required to travel to other sites
  • Access to e-pool car facility
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme
  • Supportive management and team
  • Access to our in-house occupational services which also includes free eye tests, physiotherapy and counselling 

If you would like to know more about Derbyshire County Council please click here

If you require any further information or for an informal conversation, please email csbs.review@derbyshire.gov.uk and your query/request will be passed to the relevant service. 

Provisional interview date: week commencing 29 August 2022 

Interviews will be conducted via Microsoft teams and arrangements will be confirmed with candidates.