Head of Business Support

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The Wildlife Trusts

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Matlock, United Kingdom

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20 days ago

Closing date: Thursday 16 February 2023
Salary: £40,000
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Derbyshire Wildlife Trust, Sandy Hill, Main Street, Middleton by Wirksworth, Matlock, Derbyshire , DE4 4LR
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We are excited to be recruiting a Head of Business Support to lead transformational change in the way we work; enabling our teams to have more capacity to deliver our vision of a Wilder Derbyshire.

Contact details

For more information please refer to the job description and key terms attached. If you have any questions about the role which are not answered in the attached documents, or require adjustments to the application process, please either email recruitment@derbyshirewt.co.uk or call 01773 881188.

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In this role, you will lead our business support and programme office functions, coaching and leading individuals and teams across the organisation to develop business systems that support an agile and flexible organisation, continually evaluating and improving the way we work.


You will be central to developing our digital transformation strategy and establishing an effective programme office for long term success, through support and processes that are agile and user friendly, and ensuring our facilities are managed proactively.


About you

This role might be right for you if:

  • You've previously been involved in systems and process improvement and development that help teams excel
  • Your experienced in cross team / agile working; you will lean on your practical experience when coaching teams, managers and leaders
  • You have supported and advised leadership teams before and feel comfortable talking to a diverse range of stakeholders with different interests, perspectives and personalities
  • You’re self-aware, reflective and curious - you’re always looking for opportunities to do things better
  • You are solution focused, adept at both identifying issues and solving them.
  • You have good emotional intelligence, with great interpersonal and communication abilities
  • You’re a strategic thinker with hands-on style (you’ll need to be comfortable keeping the ship running whilst building a team around you)
  • You demonstrate drive, flexibility, tact and patience and thrive in an ever-evolving environment.
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