Operations Support Assistant x8

Job Title: Operations Support Assistant x8
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Fareham, Hampshire
Salary: £12 - £14 per hour + INSIDE IR35
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH24948_1605712842
Contact Name: James Norval
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2020 15:20

Job Description

Operations Support Assistant x 8

REMOTE for the foreseeable, then onsite in Fareham when COVID restrictions are lifted

9 Month contract

Inside IR35

£12-£14 per hour

Central Government work, working on a pivotal project that effects the livelihood of every UK resident.


  • Support the general activities of the Field Force Operations Team during all field operations between now and 2022
  • Support the Regional and Assistant Regional Manager with the line management of field staff.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining a range of products including a variety of field instructions and training material
  • Proof read documents for quality assurance purposes. This will also involve cross checking documents for consistency.
  • Set up, manage and maintain administrative processes.
  • Assist in coordinating logistical requirements for the field team
  • Provide general administrative support to field force operations teams - including support of mobile field staff management.
  • Actively take forward the organisation of the team to include arranging meetings, organising travel (car hire, train tickets, accommodation etc)
  • Produce management information as and when required
  • Ad hoc administration tasks

Essential Skills:

  • Experience of planning processes for multiple work activities.
  • Working with stakeholders to achieve required outcomes.
  • Ability to understand and analyse issues arising during the operational period and formulate solutions.
  • Experience of working in a pressured environment
  • Effective prioritisation skills
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and in writing, particularly presentation and demonstration skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Proficient in the use of MS Word, Outlook and Excel and confident in using the internet

Desirable Skills:

  • Operational/field experience management of staff performance, planning activity and managing resources.
  • Experience of managing staff in a remote environment.
  • Experience in cross team working.
  • Comfortable in dealing with conflict situations.