Business Support Officer (Corporate)
Salary £21,322 to £22,627 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday
SYPA is a small organisation with big responsibilities looking after close to £10 billion of pension savings for over 165,000 scheme members working for nearly 600 different employers across South Yorkshire from our offices in Barnsley.
To support our ambitious agenda of continuous improvement and delivering excellent customer service we are now looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Business Support Officer to join our team. You’ll provide administrative support for our senior management team across a wide range of areas and tasks. Your responsibilities will include:
- Providing direct support to the Director and three Heads of Service including diary management and arranging meetings and travel.
- Coordinating and administering meetings of key groups such as the Investment Advisory Panel or the Health Safety and Wellbeing Committee.
- Working with teams and individuals across the Authority, ensuring that key corporate processes work smoothly.
If you’re looking for a demanding role that will provide a varied and interesting workload and if you have experience of working within a management or business support function and can demonstrate your ability to work collaboratively and build effective working relationships with others, then this could be the role for you.
To be successful, you will hold a Level 3 qualification in a related work area, or be able to evidence ability at an equivalent level, possess an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, and you’ll have proven experience of handling confidential/sensitive information and the ability to juggle a range of competing demands while achieving your objectives.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. You will benefit from 27 days annual leave, rising to a maximum of 35 days after 10 years’ service, as well as the opportunity to join the generous local government salary related pension scheme. For more information about other benefits you could take advantage of visit https://www.sypensions.org.uk/jobs/workingatSYPA
Our offices are currently based at Gateway Plaza, Sackville Street, Barnsley, S70 2RD. However, due to the current pandemic most roles are working from home on a full-time basis at the moment. All necessary equipment to work from home will be provided, as will a full virtual induction programme.
If you think you have the qualities we’re looking for and if you’d like to be part of our friendly team in an environment that is both rewarding and fast-paced and where delivering a high-quality corporate support function is a priority, we’d like to hear from you.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted, nor will agency referrals.
For further information on the process and a link through to the online application route please visit the link below
If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact Gillian Taberner (Head of Finance & Corporate Services) on 01226 772850.
Closing Date: Monday 28 June 2021 at 9.00am