Business Support Officer
12 months or more – For existing employees a secondment may be considered, subject to eligibility criteria
Two positions in total including:
- One fixed-term 12-month opportunity (with the possibility of extension, subject to the availability of funding) Business Support Officer in the European and International Affairs Team (Inclusive Growth Directorate.
- One fixed-term 24 month opportunity (with the possibility of extension, subject to the availability of funding) Business Support Officer in the PURE team (Adult Social Care Directorate).
There are two exciting Business Support Officer opportunities available at Birmingham City Council. One position is with the European and International Affairs team (a one-year fixed-term contract) and one position is with the Adult Social Care ‘Pure Project’ team (a two-year fixed-term contract). We are looking for two highly motivated individuals to join our teams to provide administrative support including the development and application of project management techniques to the projects we are currently working on. These are varied roles and will include financial administration, liaison with internal and external customers, and the production of letters, reports, and presentations. The ideal candidates will be suited to working as part of a busy team and be flexible and responsive to the ever-changing needs of the businesses. The successful candidates must be ready to support staff within the business using business-relevant knowledge and skills, to give advice and help facilitate the maintenance, development, and rollout of systems/processes, and to ensure that staff receive support in the use and maintenance of business applications. The European and International Affairs Team works with partner cities across the globe and is running European Projects including Horizon 2020, Interreg NW Europe and European Structural and Investment Funds. The PURE project supports citizens aged 25+with multiple and complex barriers who are furthest from the labour market into employment, training or education.
Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered
“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.”