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Business Support Manager

Job Reference: J230-BUSM

Human Tissue Authority
Regulation Directorate
London Victoria
£34,301 - £42,046

The Human Tissue Authority (HTA) is the national independent regulator for organisations that remove, store and use human tissue for research, medical treatment, post-mortem examination, teaching and display in public. We also give approval for organ and bone marrow donations from living people.

We aim to maintain confidence in the system by ensuring that human tissue is used safely, ethically, and with proper consent. We were established in 2005 following events in the 1990s that revealed a culture in hospitals of removing and retaining human organs and tissue without consent, so ensuring appropriate consent in the use of human tissue is one of our guiding principles.

As our Business Support Manager, you will be responsible for delivering a comphrensive and high quality administrative support function to the organisation, including day to day management of office facilities.

You will support our Senior Management Team and the Head of HR while line managing two administration assistants who are responsible for providing day to day administration support to the wider organisation.

We are looking for a dynamic and energetic individual who will be able to confidently carry out the responsibilities of this diverse role. You will need to have the ability to adapt to the organisation’s needs, lead on the development of new and improved ways of working and offer a proactive and politically sensitive approach to matters, often in the strictest confidence.

You will need to be able to demonstrate previous experience as a personal assistant to Directors and/or CEO as well as line management experience.

For information on staff benefits please visit 'why work at the HTA' under the careers section on our website.

Please note:

  • The HTA is required to check employment history covering five consecutive years. You will be required to give details of two different referees even if you were employed in one company for five years

  • Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications being received across all our vacancies, we are unable to provide individual feedback at application stage.

  • In line with the majority of government organisations, we do not pay travelling expenses for interviewees

  • The HTA is not part of the NHS Guarantee Interview Scheme (GIS)

  • The HTA is an equal opportunities employer

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