Operational Support Officer

Job Details

Tower Hamlets Council has an exciting opportunity for an Operational Support Officer to join the new ‘Young Tower Hamlets’ youth service. The Operational Support Officer provides direct operational support working closely with the Head of Service, mangers, and operational staff to ensure the day-to-day running of the service is delivered smoothly.

The key tasks associated with this role is primarily administrative, supporting the Head of Service and managers with all aspects of operational business activity. This includes:

  • Coordinating a range of meetings (e.g., preparing agendas, meeting invitations, relevant documentation, taking minutes and circulation of papers)
  • Support with health and safety of buildings (e.g., maintaining health and safety action plan, co-ordinating fire/incident tests, general building management)
  • Support with finances and procurement activity (e.g., purchase orders, invoices, placing orders, specification development etc).
  • Support with the co-ordination of recruitment and onboarding of the workforce.
  • Other tasks as required to support operational need.

 

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Produce good quality written information with attention to detail.
  • Well-developed problem-solving skills and ability to work on own initiative.
  • Team player.

 

The candidate will be required to work on-site.

payrate: £24.37 umbrella