Business Support Administrator

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Salary:£20,092.00 - £21,322.00 

Working Hours:37 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Permanent  

Location:Shire Hall Complex, Gloucester - GL1 2TP 

Closing date:14 April 2021 at midnight 

We are seeking a new member to join our busy target focussed Business Administration Support Team. We provide high quality administration support to teams within Economy, Environment & Infrastructure.

You must be customer focussed with a professional telephone manner and excellent all round communication skills.

A ‘can do’ attitude and the ability to work under pressure and prioritise your workload to meet deadlines in a busy team environment is essential.

The successful candidate will need to be able to confidently use a range of IT based systems and databases and have experience of Microsoft Office Packages, e.g. Word, Excel and Outlook.

You will be required to undertake a wide range of administration support duties these include:-

Monitoring and responding to enquiries via generic mailboxes

Processing purchase order requests

Financial transactions

Accurately updating electronic records

Database & spreadsheet data entry and filtering

Diary management: arranging meetings, room hire and catering requests

Provide miscellaneous administration support as and when required to do so.

The role is based at Shire Hall in Gloucester. However, at present, staff are partially working from home using GCC provided secure IT, occasional home working will be a requirement. You will need to attend the office for training and will be expected to work predominantly from the office base in future, subject to the needs of the service.

As a member of the Economy, Environment & Infrastructure Business Administration Support Team, you will provide efficient, flexible and consistent administrative support to meet the needs of a wide range of council services some of which are very high profile, confidential, diverse & challenging. If you feel you have the attributes and skills we require then we would love to hear from you.

For further information, please contact Evelyn Cox, Business Administration Lead Officer - 01452 425600 or email

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

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