Deputy Business Manager

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Wolverhampton, West Midlands
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27 May 2021
13 Jun 2021
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This role sits within the Cities & Local Growth Unit operations team, which brings together all the central functions in the unit, including content and briefing; and the portfolio management teams. The business management team is comprised of four business managers who provide support across the unit.

As a critical new team member who will help make the Unit to be an even more creative, collaborative and inclusive place to work by strengthening our corporate centre. We have an increasingly strong focus on diversity and inclusion and are keen to encourage people from all backgrounds to come and work with us. CLGU is going through a substantial change process as a unit, and this role is critical in bringing together people from across teams, driving forward the vision for the unit, and solving the problems that come up along the way.

We value people that are interested in making the Civil Service a better place to work. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the broader life of their team and the unit. We have a track record of championing learning and development, making the team more diverse and inclusive and focusing on wellbeing and resilience.

Job description

We are looking for someone that can work in close partnership with the HR, Finance business partners and analytics teams. The ideal candidate will have a proactive approach, excellent organisation skills and an ability to work with numbers and data; you will be able to support and help in the design and implementation of efficient and straightforward processes and work effectively with a range of people.

The successful candidate will support the Director and four Deputy Directors to work together effectively as a productive and effective management team. Building a strong, productive relationship with the Directors, the DDs, and your colleagues within the operations team.

Helping to support the corporate functions in the Cities and Local Growth to run smoothly and effectively as a directorate including ensuring that the Unit meets its corporate obligations effectively on HR, finance and other business processes.

Be responsible for tracking and reporting on the staff numbers and budget for the directorate, with the support of the wider business management team.

Provide the secretariat for the leadership team meetings within the directorate, including planning agendas and taking forward actions.

Working with the leadership team on ad hoc requests such as supporting recruitment efforts in the directorate and planning awaydays.

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