Role details

Business Support Manager

Wakefield   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Business Support Manager
  • Wakefield

About Our Client

My client area a leading B2B buiness with a UK presence.

Job Description

Undertake administrative work as required including diary management, travel arrangements, correspondence and communications so that the CEO can fulfill their role effectively and in addition time and efficiency are optimised.

Understand the markets/competitors and review internal and external data, in order to provide modelling, options, insights and recommendations that inform and develop the change plan and business strategy. Prepare detailed reports, presentations and briefing materials related to research outputs.

Present to senior team, discussing the outputs from research, what they may mean and gaining feedback on recommendations.

Compile reports for the CEO, Board and senior team in a succinct format, enabling them to understand the issues that the business faces. Provide feedback and opinions on findings identifying potential solutions.

Design, create and facilitate delivery of engaging internal communications materials using compelling and clear 'hearts and minds' narrative.



Maintain and develop relationships with industry contacts in order to inform business planning and thinking.



Prepare, arrange and minute senior team meetings, following up on agreed points so that next steps are actioned and achieved

      • CEO time and efficiency management
      • Administration activities completed to time and budget
      • Appropriate information escalated and acted upon



  • Knowledge and insights of markets, industry trends and competitors
      • Quality of research/modelling outputs and recommendations
      • Engaging reports, presentations and briefing materials produced



  • Information effectively communicated at the right level for the audience
  • Feedback from senior team on recommendations
  • High level reports produced to spec and timescales
  • Business issues identified
  • Quality of feedback and solutions proposed
  • Increased brand awareness.
  • Colleagues engaged and updated.
  • Level of communications output



  • Business relationship in place with industry contacts
  • Quality of information sourced



  • Meetings are well organised & effective outcomes are achieved



Actions delivered to timescales

The Successful Applicant

  • Ability to undertake research using own initiative into a variety of topics of varying complexity and produce clear and concise reports and recommendations
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, suggest improvements to current processes and develop new processes
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to demonstrate good intellect and thinking
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Good general financial skills to enable interpretation of statistical data/budgets and develop insights.
  • Must be able to prioritise workload to ensure that critical deadlines are met
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to deliver presentations at a senior level
  • Sound commercial and financial awareness
  • Good administration skills, with advanced Office and data skills



Ability to work in a fast moving and rapidly changing environment, reprioritising focus

What's on Offer

£33,000 - £40,000 with benefits.

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