Business Support/ Office Manager

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Salary: 26,000 to 30,000 (depending on experience)
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 23 January 2017
Job ref. no.: BSM 01-17

Headland Archaeology are looking to recruit a Business Support/ Office Manager to join their team at their Edinburgh Head Office. They are looking for someone with a solid background in administration and business support; the role requires a knowledge of HR and Finance.

The sort of person we would like to employ would need:

  • A solid background in business administration with a minimum of three years’ experience at a managerial level;
  • Experience providing HR support and a willingness to write or review policy and procedures;
  • Knowledge and experience of financial processes and an ability to both deliver personally, and to manage others in delivering, support to the company Finance Manager in such tasks as credit control, company payroll etc.;
  • Be an advanced user, or be comfortable using all Microsoft programmes and be happy to learn new systems.

A fuller description of the role and responsibilities is available on request via our company website.

It is essential that applicants have previous experience of managing a small team and are comfortable with providing general HR support across the organisation.

The role is based in the Edinburgh office of Headland Archaeology but will involve occasional travel to other Regional Offices and/or project locations.

The role is advertised as full-time but may be flexible with negotiation.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Tuesday 31st January at Headland’s Edinburgh Office.

Send CV and covering letter advising how you meet the role requirements by email quoting reference number BSM 01-17. All applications will be considered on receipt. Applications must include the contact details of at least two referees. References are only sought for successful candidates.

Please note that we are only able to reply to successful applicants. 

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About Headland Archaeology Ltd

Headland Archaeology is the UK's leading, privately-owned provider of heritage services to the development and construction sectors.

We combine an in-depth understanding of archaeology with practical experience of major construction projects to keep you ahead of the game. Our proactive, friendly approach leaves no stone unturned when it comes to accurate estimating, minimised risk and effective national resourcing.

From fast-track rail projects and wind farm construction through to housing developments and off-shore cable-laying, we deliver against your critical path and your heritage responsibilities.

We were founded in 1996 and now cover the whole of the UK from four regional offices located in Luton, Hereford, Leeds and Edinburgh. Many of our contracts are valued at £1m-£5m and we regularly act as Principal Contractor.

We are a Registered Organisation of the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists. More importantly, though we study the past, we are a forward-looking and innovative business, keen to help our clients stay ahead of the game.

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