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Senior Business Team Leader

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/229312/27830
  • Published: Mon 03/10/2022, 13:48 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/10/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,282 - £40,146 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking or Redhill

The starting salary for this position is £36,282 per annum based on a 36-hour working week. This is a fixed term position or secondment opportunity until 31 August 2023.

Are you a looking for a role where your management, communication and organisational skills can really make a difference? This could be what you’re looking for!

We are looking for a full time Senior Business Team Leader to work in this varied and interesting role within the Children, Families and Learning Business Support Team. 

This role is part of a Secretariat which supports Resource Panels across Surrey Children’s Service. These specialist Panels consider a range of issues, including placements for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

Working closely with the Panel Chairs, Members and other stakeholders you will proactively manage and develop the Business Support, ensuring best practice is shared and policies and procedures followed. You will take a lead role in gathering data, making decisions, and providing intelligence around Panel decisions, inputs and outputs - as well as helping with the logistics coordination of these highly sensitive meetings. In addition to data collation and budget information, you will be responsible for producing reports and providing management information as well as ensuring actions and decisions are taken forward - your input will support relevant and timely decision making by the Panels. 

This role is integral to improving communication between stakeholders, families and panel members. We are looking for someone with insight and understanding, who works proactively and is confident at all levels to ensure decisions are communicated and actions progressed.

You will have good administration skills and the ability to work flexibly in a changing environment while this developmental unit establishes itself. 

Working in this highly confidential and busy environment, you will need to have significant staff management experience and a proven track record of developing and building successful relationships at all levels. 

You Will Be:

  • Self-motivated, organised and methodical, able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines whilst encouraging and motivating staff to do the same
  • Able to provide ideas and solutions to issues and collaborate to develop the team
  • Prepared to develop a strong working relationship with Panel Chairs and stakeholders to ensure the support meets the evolving needs of the Service

To apply and be considered for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Significant successful staff management experience
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to deal confidently with people at all levels
  • Experience of working with management and financial information
  • Evidence of building positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Education to A level or equivalent with a demonstrably high level of English and Maths

This role will be based at either Woking or Redhill. Candidates will need to be prepared to travel within Surrey County supporting staff and projects where required.

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Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 16th October 2022. However, please note that candidates will be shortlisted and interviewed on an ongoing basis therefore we encourage an early application.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Susan Lilley by e-mail at susan.lilley@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/229312/27830
  • Published: Mon 03/10/2022, 13:48 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 17/10/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £36,282 - £40,146 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking or Redhill

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