Business Support Officer

Business Support Officer

Start: ASAP

Contract: Initially 3 month

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

Rate of pay: £14.24ltd per hour

Job Description

Slough Borough Council currently seeking a highly organised and motivated Business Support Officer to join their team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service, contributing to effective business partnerships, and supporting the development of administrative processes and systems.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Arranging and minute taking of service meetings, recording, updating associated papers and circulation of action points

  • Contributing to the development of effective Education and Childrens Services business partnerships, both internal and external, through establishing strong customer relationships and by delivering high quality support services

  • Supporting the development and maintenance of administrative processes and systems and undertaking all tasks in line with documented procedures, highlighting inefficiencies to the Team Leader

  • Undertaking a range of business support functions including dealing with post, photocopying, accurate data inputting, raising and processing invoices, raising purchase orders, placing orders and processing expenses, maintaining cost centre budget spreadsheets, managing imprest accounts / petty cash where appropriate and collating regular statistical information for returns

  • Organising public and team events including responsibility for venue booking, invitation and attendance management

  • Arranging meetings, drafting agendas and preparing minutes and follow up actions

  • Undertaking any other administrative tasks required within this company which are commensurate to the grade of the post


  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong organisational and time management skills

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience in a similar role is desirable

How to Apply

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity to become a Business Support Officer for this company, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and skills.

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