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Business Support Officer

Oldham, Lancashire
£10.08 to £10.49 Per Hour
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity for Three Business Support Officers working at a Leading Local Authority in Greater Manchester. This is a full-time role for the next 3 - 4 months.

The Role

Your role will be to provide effective business support by working as part of a team and to contribute to excellent service delivery. You will be supporting the delivery of various contracts delivered via the Get Oldham Working programme, supporting Oldham residents into work


You will provide excellent customer service, engaging directly with new and existing customers over the phone, in the office or at events, plus provide general business support across the service.

Type presentations into a computerised presentation package and format existing presentations (not authoring)

Produce information in various formats including letters, memos, reports, charts, maps, tables and undertake mail-merges using word-processing packages and branded templates where applicable

Design spreadsheets, including input of basic formulae

Maintain effective and efficient office and information systems, including compliance with external requirements where necessary

Data entry including checking documents for completeness and accuracy. Manipulation, retrieval from paper and computerised systems, printing copies as necessary

Run reports (including exception reports) from systems, analyse and correct errors as appropriate

Assist in the maintenance of a library of professional reference material.

Transcribe tapes / Dictaphone notes or audio typing, where there could be multiple voices e.g. PACE tapes, where appropriate

Undertake filing, both paper and computerised, using relevant filing and storage systems

Co-ordinate the archiving of documents and information according to the Council's Data Retention Policy

Key Requirements

  • Must have previous Business Support Officer / Administration experience
  • A Valid Basic DBS will be required for this position
  • Excellent IT Skills, for logging any information on the Internal systems.
  • Excellent people skills, being able to talk to the public, clients, colleagues, and other senior professionals.

Employee Benefits

  • Reed Reward Benefits and Discounts
  • Flexible Payment Options i.e. PAYE / Umbrella and Ltd options
  • Weekly Pay, with Online Timesheet system
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  • Job Reference: 706198725-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Reed
  • Location: Oldham, Lancashire
  • Salary: £10.08 to £10.49 Per Hour
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent