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Business Support Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Business Executive Support Team is a central business support function which is aligned to meet the requirements of Staffordshire County Council and which fulfils the needs of the organisation as it evolves.  We are looking to recruit a full time Business Support Officer whom will be specifically supporting our Waste management and Sustainability Service.

Main Responsibility

  • Ability to perform effectively in a busy and demanding operational environment.
  • To process financial elements to the role in terms of raising of purchase orders, payment of invoices, grant payments and recording of all financial transactions.
  • Strong attention to detail in relation to data management and routine reporting.
  • Liaising with Suppliers, members of the Public and Stakeholders.
  • Answer and respond to day-to-day enquiries.
  • Provide general administrative support, including taking action notes of stakeholder meetings.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Numerate and able to work with data, Excel and the MS Office.
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and excellent organisation skills.
  • Good communicator.
  • Able to work proactively individually and as part of a team.
  • Can-do attitude, flexible, positive, and collaborative.

If you are unsure whether your experience or skills are suitable or wish to have an informal discussion, please contact, Senior Business Support Officer.

About Staffordshire County Council

We are no ordinary county council:

Our Values:

The core of who we are as an organisation. Just like we all have personal values that shape our thoughts and behaviour, organisational values drive how we think and act collectively.

Our values were created and shaped by colleague feedback and national best practice and they sit at the heart of People Strategy:

We have a real sense of community spirit that brings our people together. This feeling of belonging means we are all connected to what we do and take pride in the difference we make every day for Staffordshire people. We are ambitious and our sights are set firmly on a better future.

We look forward and race ahead - that goes for your career too. 

Our benefits:

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance. 

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to Our rewards and benefits - Careers at Staffordshire

Our recruitment process:

As an Authority we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, a Gold Award Armed Forces employer and our commitment to supporting care leavers - we offer a guaranteed interview as long as your application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 

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