Business Services Officer

Pertemps Scotland
Edinburgh Technopole
Up to £10,000
19 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
Pertemps are recruiting for Business Services Officers to work on an assignment at our well known Public Sector client based in Edinburgh.

£13.59 per hour
Starting ASAP for 3 months possible extension
37 hours per week
Working from home for the foreseeable

Reporting to the Assistant Heads of Operations and Finance & Business Services, you will support the efficient and effective delivery of operations, financial controls and business service practices and general administration of the Inquiry.

Main Duties:
  • Develop extensive knowledge of the Inquiry's information management systems, policies, standard operating procedures and working practices, with regard to operations and business services
  • Develop effective relationships across the Inquiry to ensure a productive working relationship with colleagues in the various business areas
  • Provide business services to all teams within the Inquiry (Legal, Records and Evidence Management, Policy & Research, Counsel to the Inquiry, etc.)
  • Develop extensive knowledge of the Inquiry's financial database and processes and procedures, undertaking financial administration duties, both transactional and analytical
  • Ensure that all deliverables are met timeously, costs are carefully controlled and, where possible, improvements are proposed to OBS management
  • Manage, end-to-end, travel and accommodation requests in line with recognised procedures
  • Ensure all operations and business services trackers and monitors are completed and up-to-date
  • Manage the Inquiry's Website and Intranet and be responsible for updating its content

  • Administrative experience
  • Extensive experience in a high performing, fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, plan, prioritise, manage competing demands and meet tight deadlines
  • A high degree of resilience
  • Ability to provide concise evidence based information for review and consideration
  • IT Literate, with strong knowledge in MS Office, including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Confident
  • Excellent skills in attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work across the various functions
If you have the relevant experience and are looking for a new opportunity please apply now.

Due to the sensitive nature of the role you will be required to apply for a basic disclosure, if successful at the cost of £25.