Business Support

15 Nov 2021
13 Dec 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
We have a current opportunity for a Business Support on a contract basis. The position will be based in Inverness. For further information about this position please apply.

Job Purpose

The post-holder is being recruited to fill a new position which is being created to support activity on a number of projects for secured external funding. These will primarily be EU projects from the North Sea Area programme but duties might extend to other projects
The post-holder will join the small team of staff to provide business support as part of the delivery of our projects programme.
Responsibility for the preparation of financial claims.
Responsibility to support the preparation of a range of mandatory reports, including Partnership board papers, Gantt charts and progress of work reports.
Working alongside the Projects and Policy Officer to complete reporting in the online monitoring system and electronic management system.
Working alongside Public Transport Information Officer to support data inputting to Public Transport Information Database.
In delivering these functions the post-holder will be expected to work closely with Partners and key stakeholders.

Main Duties

The post-holder will report to the Partnership Manager on a day to day basis but will also be expected work closely with the Projects and Policy Officer, Public Transport Information Officer and Active Travel and engage with Council officers, Project Partners and the EU Joint Technical Secretariat teams as appropriate.
Support work streams within the Research and Strategy Delivery Programme
Working with colleagues and EU Project Partners on the delivery of operational priorities and progress.
To ensure post-holder activities are delivered efficiently, on time and within agreed budgets.
The post-holder will need to maintain effective working relationships with a number of key individuals including:

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment