Business Support Officer

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: APR20214701

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£20,159 - £21,841 Per Annum

Closing date

14 May 2021

Business Support Officer (Contracts and Commissioning)

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and experienced Business Support Officer. You will have responsibility for providing senior business support to the integrated children’s commissioning team, working across Portsmouth City Council (PCC) and NHS Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group (PCCG).

This role is an exciting opportunity to be part of the integrated children’s commissioning team and will include providing high quality ad-hoc senior business support in line with broader children’s commissioning priorities within the CCG. The post holder will be an integral member of the team and provide comprehensive project, administration and logistical support for a wide range of projects, events and meetings. 

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have strong organisational skills, excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate high standards of customer care and service.  In addition you will be able to take accurate, detailed minutes of complex meeting which will contain confidential and sensitive information. 

What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

Portsmouth Local Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment, to improve outcomes for children.

How to apply: Please see attached documents at the bottom of the Job page and ensure
you fully read and follow the guidance in the ‘How to Apply’
on the home page
before you complete your application to ensure that you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile.  Please ensure you refer to the ‘how to apply’ document when you complete your application as there is information in there that you need to include and evidence in your application for this role. 
This is really important or you are likely not to be short listed. 

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