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Business Administrator (Ref: 2023_209)

County Hall/Agile

Grade 7, £24,496 to £25,878 per annum

Contact: Emily Tapsfield at 01983 821000 ext. 6516

Vacancy Reference: 2023_209

Closing Date: 23/03/2023

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 per week

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a small dynamic team delivering excellent service in Waste, Recycling, Climate Change, and Coastal Protection.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated individual who can meet the constant challenges presented in this ever-changing environment.

The successful candidate will be solution focused and have a flexible approach to managing a diverse workload.

The post holder will also need to have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

As well as being a great place to work, we also offer a competitive remuneration package including:
·       Competitive rates of pay and allowances

·       Annual leave entitlement of 31 days p/a (plus public holidays)

·       Local Government pension scheme

·       Relocation package (if eligible) of up to £8,000 plus home relocation scheme via Help to Buy
·       Travel allowance (if eligible) and discounted Solent ferry travel

·       Island bus network discount, cycle to work scheme and staff parking permit scheme

·       Discounted island sports & leisure gym membership

·       National and local discounts & benefits schemes

·       Access to private health care packages

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Business & Commercial Lead Officer Emily Tapsfield at 01983 821000 ext. 6516

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

If you have difficulty completing your online application or if you need further information about how to apply, telephone 01983 823134 or email Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.

Closing Date: 23 March 2023