• East Belfast
  • £ 16.18 an hour
  • Temporary
  • AAK-SO-East Belfast
  • caroline.beck@premiere-agency.com
** Public Sector Organisation***
12 month contract
Excellent pay rates


Our client, a leading public sector organisation, based in East Belfast are looking to recruit a Business Consultant (Staff Officer) to join their team.

The role is available immediately for 12 months.

Hourly Pay: £16.18

37 hours per week Monday to Friday


Key Responsibilities:

The main job activities of the post are included in the list below. It should be noted that not all those listed apply to each post on offer.

  • Undertake necessary research and investigative work in relation to policy proposals, developing and providing initial draft papers.

  • Support management in the development of new legislation.

  • Support management in carrying out any necessary impact assessments and the development of public consultation documents/processes.

  • Provide sufficiently detailed and sound evidence-based recommendations to management in a timely manner, taking account of the wider context.

  • Work closely with colleagues across community groups and other stakeholders to build effective networks and positive working relationships in support of the business objectives

  • Identify risks promptly and provide possible solutions to management.


  • Research and collate information and provide first drafts for briefings, submissions, Lines to Take, correspondence cases and invitations.

  • Provide input to the development of contingency plans.

  • Support in the management of programmes including timely monitoring and evaluation.

  • Provide secretariat support including minute taking and follow-up action.

  • Provide input to branch business plan, risk register and business continuity plan and operate monitoring arrangements.


  • Monitor and report on branch expenditure including profiling and the preparation of bids, easements and technical transfers during in-year monitoring rounds and provide timely reports and advice to management.

  • Develop and operate branch processes and systems to ensure effective governance of information and adherence to approved policies and relevant legislation.

  • Identify improvements to support and enhance service delivery.

  • Responsibility for team and individuals, carrying out an active operational management role in the branch including attendance and performance.

  • Allocate work and encourage a team spirit to ensure the best possible results, providing regular and meaningful feedback to enhance team performance.

  • Any other duties as may be required which are appropriate to the Grade.

Essential Criteria:

Qualification Requirement

  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalent.


Experience/Competence Requirement

  • At least 2 years’ experience at middle management level of managing a team to deliver a policy, project or service.

To apply please send your CV via the link.