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[19210] - Business Support Manager

  • Permanent
  • Surbiton
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • £ 35- 40000

Business Support Manager, full time, permanent position.

Salary: £30K-40K per annum + excellent benefits package and free parking

Based in the Surbiton area

(Office based role – Monday-Friday)

We are currently recruiting for a Business Support Manager on behalf of our client, a fast-growing award-winning technology company based in the Surbiton area. Working alongside the CEO, you will be involved in a broad range of organisational duties, projects and events on behalf of the CEO.

Person Specification:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Prince 2 or similar project management qualification desirable
  • Commercial acumen
  • Possess sound Knowledge and experience of Business Support and Project coordination Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Excellent copywriting and English skills
  • Excellent organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Advanced Knowledge of MS Office systems and other software packages
  • Project coordination, project management and budgeting skills
  • Great problem solving and active listening skills
  • Ability and willingness to work to tight deadlines
  • A good team player with a positive “cando” approach

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain Knowledge of the business including business strategy, key projects, initiatives, clients and stakeholders.
  • Delivering successful projects and coordinating the actions and time-lines across the business identifying where processes can be improved.
  • Assisting in the creation of strategic business goals and feeding into the planning cycle across all areas of the business.
  • Support the CEO with multiple projects
  • Act as “Gatekeeper to the CEO
  • Be responsible for the effective functioning of the CEO’s office including diary
  • Ensuring relevant documentation, facilities and logistics are arranged for all meetings and events including proposals, budgets, actions, venues, schedule, travel bookings and coordination on the day.
  • Ensuring the continual delivery of employee and customer engagement programmes through events, hospitality, gifts and celebrations, researching and purchasing items.
  • Managing tasks and queries on behalf of Directors in a timely manner
  • Enhancing productivity of senior leaders through best use of technology and processes and systems to improve efficiency and quality of operations.
  • Providing flexible administration and secretarial support across the business as and when required including minute taking
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