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Business Support Role

Columba 1400 are looking to recruit for the following post. If interested please email your CV and covering letter to:

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JOB TITLE:         BUSINESS SUPPORT  

JOB BASE:          EDINBURGH  

REPORTS TO:    CHIEF EXECUTIVE

SALARY: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum

Dependant on experience

 

OVERALL PURPOSE OF ROLE:

To support the business operations of Columba 1400 by providing excellent support through efficient business management, administration, monitoring and evaluation. To manage the administration and end of end processes for Columba 1400 Head Teachers’ Leadership Academy.

Ability to work flexible hours with an element of home working.

KEY DUTIES OF ROLE

A summary of the main responsibilities of the role are undernoted:

•Logistical support for HTLAs

•Preparation of all documents for HTLAs

•Management of recruitment of HTLA participants

•Scheduling of HTLA dates and Team availability

•Administration of Teacher Leadership GTCS documentation

•Development of Columba 1400 Systems and Processes

•Support Business Development processes through tracking of opportunities

•Assist Partnership Management

•Diary Management for the Chief Executive, Partnerships Director and Partnership Managers

•Administration of Columba 1400 Mobile Operations

•Streamline Local Authority Contacts and Relationships

•Administration of Columba 1400’s Monitoring and Evaluation

•Preparation of Presentations and Proposals

•Liaise and attend meetings with Team Members to perform duties and to enhance business and organisational development

•Adhere to all organisational policies and health and safety requirements

•Attend training and increase professional knowledge and skills necessary for the effective performance of the role
•Living the Columba 1400 values.
Ability to work flexible hours with an element of home working
The organisation reserves the right to vary duties and responsibilities at any time and from time to time according to the needs of the organisation’s business.

 

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Awareness

-Experience of working with hard to reach groups - preferred

-Knowledge of GIRFEC and Curriculum for Excellence -preferred

-Knowledge of issues facing young people

-Knowledge of partnership working

-Social media and communications

Focus

-Non-judgemental – focus on the potential not the past

-Inspiring – lead by example

-Empowering – enable positive change

Creative

-Ability to make decisions and problem solve

-Innovative in approaching different challenges

Integrity

-Ability to network and build relationships

-Self-motivated and committed to professional development

-Approachable – open minded and value diversity

-IT literate (Proficient in use of Microsoft office - Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and highly organised and attention to detail is essential

Perseverance

-Passionate – absolutely committed to supporting young people

-Flexibility to respond to organisational needs

Service

-Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively both verbal and non-verbal to a wide variety of audiences

-Works well in a team and on own initiative

-Excellent communication skills, in particular with young people

-Solution focused

-Ability to see bigger picture

-Positive attitude

-Team player

-Ability to work flexible hours with an element of home working