Business Support Coordinator / Administrator

Posted 5 April by Highways England Ending soon

About Us
Highways England are responsible for operating, maintaining and improving England's motorways and major A roads. Over recent years, investment in our highways has increased, this has led to advances in technology, such as smart motorways; enabling traffic to flow better. However, even more is yet to be done. Considering that a third of all traffic, two thirds of heavy goods vehicles, and 98% of UK businesses rely on them, and you can see why our roads, and what we do, matters so much.

It's an exciting time to begin a career with Highways England as we invest £11 billion in our motorways and A Roads boosting capacity, tackling congestion and improving safety which is why we're so grateful to our c 4,500 employees around the country. At the same time, we'll improve how we work. That means we will be able to; plan roadworks better to minimise disruption; clear incidents more quickly; and save more than £1 billion by working more efficiently. When you work with us, you're helping to connect communities, sustain business and support the economy.

The Role

Highways England is recruiting a Health and Safety Technical Coordinator to be based at our Manchester office, this role is a full time permanent position. As Health and Safety Technical Coordinator you will provide reliable and efficient administrative H&S support to managers and other staff in the Division. You will provide accurate H&S performance data to meet defined requirements.

Day to Day

  • Proactively supporting identified teams and tasks within Health and Safety Division by delivering products and services, and co-ordinating activities and monitoring milestones.

  • Effective day-to-day delivery of activities identified in programmes of work

  • Identifying and contributing to programme, project, cyclical, and ad-hoc performance reporting.

  • Financial and business administration, processing, and management for Divisional Director and Heads of Service.

  • Providing support to the day-to-day management and delivery of specific pieces of work to meet objectives that ensure timely and effective reporting information, and business function.

  • Liaising with other divisional colleagues to support or provide ad-hoc and regular support services to the overall business function and development.

  • Preparing and distributing information that supports activities within a programme of work in a timely and effective way.

About you

  • Health and safety legislation and industry knowledge.

  • Managing effective collation of health and safety or business data and information

  • Writing and managing reports and communication products for a variety of stakeholders.

  • Excellent business and process support experience, with good attention to detail.

  • Providing high standard support services to technical/professionals/leaders.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise critical items to deliver against tight deadlines.


So we can really get to know you and what you can offer please include a CV with your application. You're also encouraged to include a covering note explaining how you're a great match for us: so please tell us how your skills, experience and qualifications meet both the role, and Highways England, requirements.

For further information please review the job profile.

All candidates will be required to provide valid proof of Right to Work in the UK and ID at interview.

We're expecting this role to be popular, so we may need to close the advert early if response is strong so to avoid disappointment, please apply as soon as possible.

Required skills

  • H&S
  • admin
  • administration
  • coordinator

Reference: 34830522

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