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A career that's life-changing Senior Business Support Officer (Administration) [Location] - Clackmannanshire [Salary] - Circa £22,700 Pro Rata 28hrs per week Interviews will take place on 18th October How Action for Children works Action for Children does what's right, does what's needed and does what works for children across the UK. Every year, our team changes the lives of 301,000 children, young people and their families - but for every child who needs help to get help, there's plenty more to do. That's where you come in. The role An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Team Leader Administration. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing a team to provide an effective, efficient administrative service that is flexible to meet the needs of the operational teams, applying Action for Children's policies, procedures and systems to enable the achievement of service objectives . Although the role will be based in Clackmannanshire the role will require travel throughout the cluster within the central Belt, always with advanced notice. The difference You'll significantly improve young people's lives: By supporting the timely and accurate processing, collating, monitoring and interpreting of financial, statistical, budgetary information. By reviewing income and expenditure data, to ensure transactions are properly accounted within Action for Children and relevant external agencies and reported on as part of our monitoring procedures. By leading and managing a team of administrative staff across the cluster to deliver high quality and customer focused support services that facilitate the achievement of the team and service goals by ensuring workloads are allocated appropriately across the team to action. By managing the delivery of a range of administrative services i.e. front desk services, meetings management, maintenance of information and database systems. By maximising the use of digital technology systems (including Microsoft office packages) and other services to enable operational management and staff to achieve their service/and personal objectives. By working with senior management to monitor contract performance to report on outcomes achieved against performance criteria, preparing reports to highlight achievements and variances. The person You'll need: Business Administration or Management S/NVQ Level 3, equivalent qualification or experience. Effective written and verbal communication skills Line Management experience desirable but not essential An understanding of organisational values and behaviours Ability to present information to a varied audience Ability to use to a high standard of Microsoft packages - Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint Ability to assist management with the administration of HR policies and procedures i.e. supporting with administration of disciplinary processes, supporting with recruitment of staff etc. Experience of setting and achieving deadlines and highlighting to senior management issues of risk Proven track record in the use of relevant specialist IT packages to produce reports and presentations, including but not limited to for example: financial reports; presentations; tender documents; annual reviews; Local Authority statistics and other service user information The rewards Minimum 29 days' holiday (pro rata) Flexible working, including maternity, paternity and adoption packages Season ticket travel loans Company pension scheme Discounts at major high street retailers. Plus, there's a lot more besides. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference to vulnerable children's lives and to build a fulfilling and meaningful career with a leading UK children's charity. Action for Children is committed to safer recruitment practices, designed to protect the welfare of the children and young people using our services. If you meet all the criteria and would like to proceed with your application, you'll be redirected to an application form on our website which should only take around 5 minutes to complete. Please have your CV handy to upload. As this job involves working around children, there are some specific questions we need to ask you as part of your application process. Thanks for taking the time to apply and we wish you the best of luck! Apply now Action for Children is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly people with Disabilities and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.