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Business Support Lead Level 1

Customer & Public Services


Manchester City Council

Position Title: Business Support Lead Level 1
Salary: Grade 5 £22,627 to £25,481 (Bar at £24,491) per annum 
Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: 35 per week
Work Location: Based with the City Wide Parks Strategy Team, Town Hall Extension, Manchester M60 2LA
DBS Check Required: Yes 
Closing Date: 28 April 2021
Reference: MCC332438/NS

The Parks, Leisure and Events Service, sits within The Neighbourhoods Service, Neighbourhoods Directorate and is responsible for delivering excellence across the City’s Parks and Greenspaces, providing access to high quality leisure and sport facilities as well as a range of world class sporting and cultural events.

Manchester boasts over 140 parks and open spaces, 43 allotment sites and three river valleys across the City. As a team, we are responsible for the overall strategy for our parks and green spaces, which is designed to improve standards and further develop their potential for our residents and so enhance their local area as a place where people want to live, work and spend their leisure time.

The Business Support Lead role is based with the Parks Strategy Team (office location to be determined). The role will support Commercial and Events officers with a focus on contract management and procurement support, as well as giving support to the wider team. You will have contact with stakeholders, partners, contractors, event organisers etc.

You should have strong IT skills with extensive business support experience. You should also have experience of working in Manchester City Council’s financial systems and procedures. You need to be willing to work unsocial hours, including weekends and evenings to meet the needs of the service and be willing to apply for a DBS check.

The post is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (amended in 2013). Appointable candidates will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Information provided by you or the DBS will be dealt with in a confidential manner and in accordance with the DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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