Business Support Assistant

Job Ref: JO-2104-15677
Sector: Office
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 18 April 2021
  • Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh Scotland EH3 7AL
  • £10 - £12 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow
  • 01312204121
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Blue Arrow are currently recruiting for a Business Support Assistant for our educational client based in Central Scotland. Initially a 3 month contract, this could potentially be extended to March 2022 and will be working from home for the foreseeable future as well. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Administrator to further grow their skills and join an organisation which really values their employees.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Manage mailboxes on behalf of senior staff, reviewing content and prioritising email
  • Organise, prepare and issue papers and reports for key meetings
  • Collate and process data while maintaining databases (survey and evaluation response, upload video content, event attendees and engagement)
  • Obtain quotes for minor purchases and issue low level contract documentation on behalf of the programme of work (catering, publication, events and stationery)
  • Answer both internal and external queries via email, telephone and in person
  • Liaise with colleagues and external customers (e.g Head of Authority, Head Teacher, Chief Education Officers)
  • Manage calendar support for senior staff, check availability and suitability of accepting or declining meetings
  • Organise and manage logistics for regional and national events
  • Raise, track and receipt Purchase Orders (EASEbuy)

Relevant skills/Experience

  • Excellent organisational skills, with ability to work on own initiative
  • Fantastic verbal and written communication skills, with ability build good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and ability to collaborate effectively
  • Really strong attention to detail
  • Previous experience of providing administration to senior management
  • Experience of working in fast paced office environment, proficient in the use of MS Outlook, Word and Excel as well as other IT packages
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