Business Support Manager

Location: East Grinstead, West Sussex Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Sector: Corporate & Professional Services Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Steve Barham

A contract opportunity has arisen to join a Family Run Construction Firm as a Business Support Manager. The role is based in West Sussex, with a view to start Mid December / Early January. The role will be an 8 months contract to cover a Director whilst on a 6 months sabbatical.

The main objective of the role will ensure the smooth running of a small but busy office. The key responsibilities will be to act as a first point of contact for New Business Enquires, supporting the Contracts Managers and Quantity Surveyors, General Administration, Marketing, HR and H&S.

About you

  • Experience of working within a business to business environment and have a basic understanding of commercial contracts
  • A self-starter who manages their own workload and time
  • Have a friendly and professional telephone manor with the ability to act as the first point of contact over the phone with an understanding of the importance & value in customer care
  • Have good organisational skills, with a pragmatic approach to prioritisation and delegation
  • Strong PA or Office Management skills including using the full MS Office suite
  • Hands on team player ready to lend support to ad-hoc tasks to support the smooth running of the office

About the role

  • Act as the first point of contact for business enquiries ensuring that they are dealt with correctly, with the appropriate follow up
  • All business administration to include tender and PQQ submissions, database administration, archiving and operational support
  • Produce updates and reports for the business on critical activity, seeking authorisation and clarification on business decisions that need action
  • Purchasing materials, office supplies, plant, tool and site equipment
  • Producing information and site packs for health & safety
  • Coordinate information to go onto the website including case studies, sending out profile packs and submitting projects for awards
  • Act a central point of contact for HR including staff issues, recruitment and training
  • Property management, ensuring the portfolio is managed correctly; including insurances, utilities, leases leaseholder problems and enquiries.

This role will be varied and influential. it requires a friendly, supportive and diplomatic approach with the ability to get things done, to ensure smooth running of the business and the team.

- Standard hours will be 8 - 5 with an hour for lunch and with parking available

- This role is a full-time role that could offer some flexibility on hours

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