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Business Manager

Status: Open

  • Employment

Organisation: Syli CIC

Deadline: 26/06/2024

Location: Hybrid (United Kingdom)

Syli is looking for a capable, experienced and adaptable Business Manager to join their team. As Business Manager, you will report to the organisation’s executive directors and support aspects of their work across the organisation.

  • General secretarial support, including Inbox and diary management and scheduling for director level staff.
  • Handle communications via phone and email both internally and externally, acting as our first point of contact.
  • Book travel and accommodation for colleagues.
  • Coordinate meetings including preparing agendas,  presentations, reports, and action notes.
  • Conduct desk based research and gather information as requested.
  • Maintain HR records using an online system, produce HR documentation including contracts, and support staff recruitment and induction processes.
  • Support good governance and risk management of the organisation through working with the executive directors to maintain/update policies and procedures, comply with data, health and safety and other requirements, and manage our cloud-based filing and storage.
  • Support and organise training sessions, company away days, and other events.

A background as a Business Manager, Operations Manager, EA or similar with HR responsibilities gained in a small or rapidly growing organisation is essential, preferably in an international organisation.

  • Strong organisational and time management skills; can successfully create and keep deadlines, set goals and milestones, manage projects, and prioritise tasks.
  • A capable verbal and written communicator; able to write and speak clearly with accurate spelling and grammar, and listen effectively.
  • Flexible and adaptable, with the ability to prioritise and cope with the demands and respond to emerging needs with a proactive, problem-solving approach.
  • Process driven; excellent attention to detail, can follow procedures and use systems as well as implement new ones.
  • IT skills; capable user of Google’s Workspace business apps and collaboration tools in a professional capacity, experienced using Zoom as a host,
  • Self-motivated: able to take the initiative and perform tasks with minimal supervision in a predominately remote-working environment.
  • Professional and reliable; can maintain an appropriate workplace demeanour, uphold confidentiality and respond calmly to stressful situations and changing priorities.
  • Working knowledge of data compliance, including UK GDPR and Data Protection requirements, and experienced in their practical application.
  • Able to support basic financial administration processes such as handling expenses.
  • Experience producing accurate legal documents such as contracts and agreements.
  • Team orientated; you understand the value of teamwork and can play a central role in supporting the team to succeed in their work.
  • Excited to support the growth of a new initiative in the journalism and climate space.
How to apply

The deadline for applications is June 26, 2024. To learn more and apply, please click here.

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