Business Support Officer (Project) - Commonwealth Games Planning Team (2 year fixed term contract/secondment)

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As the Business Support Officer, you will have a good understanding of projects in terms of mechanisms and approach, and possess a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.


You will be able to manage and prioritise your own workload and, where appropriate, that of a team. Coupled with strong problem solving and analytical skills, you will be able to provide accurate data, analyse trends and advise line managers accordingly.


In addition, you will have the ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines, whilst being competent in the use of MS Office applications , specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint; plus, have sound written, oral and presentation skills.


You will also have strong networking, engagement, persuasion, influencing and communication skills, with the ability to build effective collaborative relationships with a wide range of professionals within and around West Midlands Police and partner organisations. 

To find out more information about the Competency Value Framework please click on the following link.




This is a 2 year fixed term opportunity.


Successful applicants will be subject to appropriate vetting.


Successful applicants will be expected to be committed to remain in the group until the delivery of the Commonwealth Games in August 2022 and for post event reporting (unless under exceptional circumstances)


For more information contact Rob Boston, Project Manager on 07717 690470 or email the Commonwealth Games Team at

Interviews will be held during July – August 2020


Post holder to commence their role between September – November 2020.

West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future.


West Midlands Police is a Disability Confident Leader - the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions.  As part of our commitment we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme - all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.


"Diversity and Inclusion Vision:  Maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our communities"


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