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Business Services Manager

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County Hall, Matlock
Salary details
Grade 10 £29,184 - £32,389 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
14 August 2022
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An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Business Services Team for a committed and motivated individual to manage and supervise the provision of an administrative service within the Schools and Learning Division.  We are looking for someone who is able to identify service requirements or shortfalls and implement the delivery of innovative solutions to maximise service quality, efficiency and continuity and contribute to policy and service development. You will also be required to lead, and performance manage a number of teams of business services staff. The Teams are within Education Improvement, Governor Support, Early Years, Music Partnership, and Catering Services. 

It will include: 

  • Working collaboratively across Childrens Services and other departments
  • Supporting the Senior Business Services Manager for Schools and Learning and Head of Service for Business Services
  • Appraisals and supervision of four Business Services Officers
  • Monitoring budgets
  • Identifying were improvements and efficiencies can be made in the service areas

Skills and Experience we are looking for: 

  • Management of a team 
  • Financial planning and budget management
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to analyse information
  • Experience of working in a multi-disciplined environment with proven ability to problem solve and meet deadlines
  • The ability to work at pace, motivate the team and establish effective partnerships across the council 
  • Please read through the full Job and Person Profile to help you complete your application. You will need to detail in the “Suitability for Job” section on your application form how you meet the essential criteria.

We are offering: 

  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • 27 days annual leave per year (rising to 32 days after 5 years continuous service) plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata).
  • Flexible working
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Paid travel expenses if required to travel to other sites
  • Smarter travel scheme including access to the cycle to work scheme and electric charging points (at County Hall)
  • 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 dates: week commencing  22nd August 2022 

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