Business Support Officer

EDF Energy
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Up to £13.47 per hour
Closing date
27 Jan 2021
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Job Details

Our client, one of the UK's leading energy providers based in Gloucester, is looking for a Business Support Officer (BSO), within the Technical Client Organisation (TCO), to help the business in its delivery of work across multiple Licensee Clients. The Business Support Officer will provide support at a function level within the TCO.

Nature and Scope

The BSO provides support to the application of a variety of standard business processes / systems / tools and liaison with appropriate internal stakeholders within the TCO. The BSO will also play a key role in helping to identify opportunities for improvement and as a champion within the function, they support the introduction of any changes to the process or working practices.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Ad-hoc support, in line with business needs
  • Ensuring that ongoing reporting information is updated as appropriate within the function, in time to meet the requirement of the TCO reporting
  • Liaising with Finance to ensure that group contingencies are being used correctly,
  • Ensure there is ongoing progress and work management information is maintained within the function
  • Ensure that the function's business planning output is properly loaded ready for reporting each year
  • Support the yearly business planning activities for relevant functions
  • Act as an advocate of Business Support both inside and outside the team, promoting changes and improvements
  • Champion TCO Work Management processes and provides specialist input to specific work management areas

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications, Experience

  • Good experiences of Microsoft Office software in general, particularly Excel skills for reporting and analysis.
  • Strong numerical skills, able to interrogate, analyse and report data.
  • Previous experience of providing high quality proactive support to others.
  • In depth knowledge and skills related to the internal systems and tools used in the delivery of Work Management (or equivalent).
  • Point of contact to solve queries.
  • Excellent team player with strong ability for collaborative working.
  • Enthusiasm for provision of high quality support to others, with a proactive approach.
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to actively build and develop strong working relationships across a variety of diverse teams.
  • Apply professional judgement to independently deliver work.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Flexible, adaptable and speedily reactive to urgent situations.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, identify problems and solve them.
  • Structured approach to working that enables concise and timely delivery of work.
  • Clear bias for action with healthy questioning attitude.
  • Lead and support value-added activities to support business improvements and transition.
  • Please note; if successful you will be employed by Manpower working on a temporary ongoing basis at our client site. There is a pre-employment requirement for the successful candidate to undertake a drugs and alcohol test and to be security checked to BPSS level. Unfortunately, due to the number of CVs received we are unable to contact everyone in person. If you have not heard from Manpower within 15 business days of submitting your application, unfortunately, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.
  • This role is managed by our Manpower on-site team - please do not call Bristol office regarding this role.


As the nation’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, EDF Energy are looking for sharp minds to join the team and help shape the UK’s energy future.

They aim to become the best, most trusted energy supplier for their customers, through trust, transparency and teamwork. That’s why they have developed a working environment where you can perform at your best; where you’re empowered with the skills and opportunities to achieve great things.

Don’t just take it from us – take a look at what this Manpower employee thinks about working onsite at EDF Energy in Hove:

“Working with Manpower at EDF Energy has been a fantastic experience. I’ve worked in three assignments here, and found them all interesting and varied. EDF Energy is a great company and the Manpower team are always really supportive and helpful” – Kevin, Customer Service Advisor

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