W1T, London (Hybrid)
£48,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Job Title: Head of Business Support

Salary: £48,500 per annum

Reporting to: Director of Finance, Performance & Governance

Direct Reports: 2X Personal Assistants to Directors

Location: Flexible – hybrid - time in London office will be needed

Hours: Full-time, 35hrs a week, with some flexibility around working pattern

The Head of Business Support will provide the Chief Executive, Company Secretary, Board of Trustees and Leadership Team with powerfully effective administrative, business and governance support. You and your team will sit at the centre of our organisation, continuously ensuring that we are well organised, effective and efficient. 

You will lead a team of two executive assistants providing business support services to the charity's Leadership Team and Board of Trustees, as well as acting as the Chief Executive's own Executive Assistant. You will also take on the role of Deputy Company Secretary, working with the Company Secretary to ensure good governance practices throughout the charity

You will have:

  • A successful track record of working effectively as an administrative/business support professional with senior executives 
  • Experience of leading administrative or business support teams with an effective and proactive business partner model 
  • Line management experience, and be able to engage, inspire and motivate as well as constructively address development and/or performance areas
  • A Highly organised approach and be able to work to tight deadlines and handle a diverse workload, reprioritising as needed
  • An action-oriented mindset with a proactive approach to problem solving that means you take responsibility for outcomes rather than outputs 
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels and to manage stakeholders 

Hoe to Apply:

To apply please submit your CV along with a short supporting statement. Refer to the person specification and succinctly outline:

  • Your experience
  • Your knowledge and know how
  • Your skills and personal qualities

Applications to be received by:    Sunday 10th July

First Stage Interviews                   Thursday14th July

Second stage interviews:              Week commencing 18th July 

At Teenage Cancer Trust one of our key focuses is around equity and making sure our services are accessible and inclusive to all young people with cancer, with no-one left behind. We have the same goal for people working with us. We want you to be yourself here and thrive doing so. In line with our Equity, Diversity & Inclusion commitments, we would love to see applications from LGBTQ+ people, people of colour/those from ethnically diverse communities, people living with disabilities and people of faith. 

At Teenage Cancer Trust we take our commitment to safeguarding seriously and work to protect and promote the rights of the young people who we support. Our safeguarding responsibilities extend to the children and adults who work to support the charity, who we also have a duty of care to protect. Safeguarding is at the forefront of each activity we carry out. In line with our approach, this role is subject to a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service).  

For information on how we collect, store and process personal data please refer to our privacy policy

We want you to have every opportunity to demonstrate your skills, ability and potential. If there is any assistance or adjustments, we can make to support you to make your application, Please contact the HR Team. 

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Refreshed on: 05 July 2022
Closed date: 10 July 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Business Development, Governance

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