Business Support Administrator
Gyle Square

Job reference: 004392

Location: Gyle Square

Job closing date: 06/09/2019

Job posted date: 23/08/2019

Salary: Band 4 (£22,152 - £24,258)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Business Development PCF (Sub-Dept)

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS National Services Scotland

As a vital part of NHS Scotland, NHS National Services Scotland’s mission is to enable and support the delivery of better health and better care, working in partnership.  We do this by providing a range of specialised support services that enable NHS Boards to focus their efforts on delivering health improvement and patient care.

Procurement, Commissioning and Facilities (PCF) provide specific services and expert advice across its portfolio of activity.  Outputs include specialist services commissioning, screening, national contracting, logistics, procurement systems, and professional advice and expertise about property, facilities, construction and equipment.

The Business Support Department provides professional administration services which support the day to day ongoing work and projects delivered by PCF.  The department also provides guidance and support to all corporate governance and assurance initiatives.

We are currently seeking an experienced Business Support Administrator to provide a full range of  administrative support services. The post is based at the Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh.

You must be a team player and able to co-ordinate your work efficiently and effectively within a larger group structure.   You must have the confidence to act on your own initiative particularly when dealing with confidential administrative duties and enquiries on behalf of the wider team and PCF.

You should have proven experience in a similar role, be ideally educated to HND in Office Administration or a related subject or have equivalent experience, also significant experience in taking detailed minutes.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential as are well-developed organisational abilities and a flexible approach to working.   In depth knowledge of Microsoft office packages and excellent attention to detail.  

Our benefits package includes pension scheme, comprehensive range of work life balance policies, occupational health services, learning resource centres and discounted leisure, financial and shopping benefits.

For an informal discussion on the post, please contact Frances Robertson on 0131 275 6732

Closing date for completed applications is 6th September 2019

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NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies


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