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Total Placement Service Business Officer

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Role Responsibility

The Total Placement Service (TPS) Business Team is responsible for administering contracts and payments for a wide range of accommodation placements for children in care and care leavers.

The team is recruiting a Business Officer to develop and maintain the business systems and data processes for the purchase of resources for children and families.

The postholder will provide specialist advice and support to senior managers on the business and reporting systems to improve service delivery ensuring financial and contractual compliance.

It is essential that the successful applicant has the following experience and skills:

  • Highly motivated, excellent organisational, administration and communication skills
  • Ability to create complex spreadsheets, analyse data and raise contractual documentation
  • Experience of financial and contractual procedures
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines and targets, prioritise and plan effectively
  • Knowledge and use of databases
  • Awareness of Data Protection and confidentiality issues.


The closing date is 17th June 2021

Interviews will be via Microsoft Teams and will take place on 29th June 2021

Assessments will be emailed on or before the 29th June 2021

This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Contact Details

For further information about this role please contact Sue Hall, Business Coordination Manager 03000 415341 or 07712 301 962

About the Company

KCC is committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the county's working residents, encouraging applications from people of all ages, abilities, genders, sexual orientations, ethnic backgrounds and faiths, and aspires to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can be themselves at work.

Please note – if you are interested, please apply as soon as possible as the closing date for this advert may be earlier than stated should a number of suitably qualified candidates apply.

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