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LMA Recruitment - Business Support

LMA Recruitment - Business Support has been in the industry for over 20 years. With decades of experience, we service businesses across the UK, Europe and APAC. Whether you are looking for a temporary or permanent opportunity in a Business Support role, our industry knowledge and connections will provide you with an advantage, making you a competitive candidate.

LMA Recruitment has seen an increase in the Business Support workforce, which has allowed us to dedicate some of our most experienced recruiters to focus and specialise in this space. We recruit for temporary and permanent positions at all levels across the secretarial support framework, which includes office managers, executive assistants, PAs, corporate receptionists and administrators.

LMA Recruitment - Business Support teams up with Ball and Hoolahan, our sister company based in our LMA Recruitment London office. Ball and Hoolahan is a specialist marketing recruitment company with over 30 years of experience. Their deep roots and connections in marketing, provide our candidates with an advantage in securing your next role. To learn more about our sister company Ball and Hoolahan, click here.

Take a look at our latest Business Support roles below or contact any of our experienced consultants for further advice.

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Sales Coordinator & Administrator

** NO VISA OR SPONSERSHIP WILL BE OFFERED WITH THIS ROLE, FULL RIGHTS TO WORK IN THE UK NEEDED ** The purpose of this role is for all patients to have a coordinator that can help them and follow them through their journey from first contact to continuing aftercare. The primary goals of the Patient Care Coordinators are to reach their booking targets and at the same time deliver outstanding patient care. Salary: £26,000 per annum Benefits: OTE £60,000 (warm sales) through commision and bonus, regular pay reviews, working from home allowance Hours: 37.5 hours per week Location: Central London Day to day duties: Answer queries on the phone To guide patients through their first visits and making them aware that you will be their contact person if they have any queries in the future To book surgical appointments and consultations To invoice patients for deposits and surgery balances Ensure all the client's needs are met while visiting the practice To arrange for glasses to be made up for patients To update all records on the patient database as appropriate To play an active part in the maintenance of a supportive learning environment within the clinic To complete the end of day administration To hit monthly targets Ideal candidate would have: A self-starter Exposure in customer facing roles Excellent verbal and written communication Sales experience ideally in selling consumer services Clerical and administrative experience using computers Working knowledge of a simple database application, word, excel, email and Internet Some post secondary education will be advantageous Good problem-solving skills Excellent organisational skills Excellent customer service skills If this role sounds relevant to your experience and something you are interested in hearing more about please APPLY NOW.

  • London
  • Permanent
  • Up to £26000.00 per annum + Commission,Working from home

Corporate Receptionist - London

Corporate Receptionist - London Are you a career receptionist? Passionate about what you do and interested in working at one of the most outstanding companies in London? We are looking for a simply super corporate receptionist who is happy to work on rotating shifts, covering 8-7, based in luxurious offices over 3 floors in the West End. Working with a wonderful team, we are looking for the quintessential corporate receptionist who has a great attitude and is totally switched on. The role will require the odd flexibility to work out of hours at events, but everyone works fairly and on a rota to cover the shift pattern. This is an amazing finance house and you can expect wonderful permanent benefits and an outstanding opportunity to work with like-minded career driven receptionists who are utterly supportive. Come and join an amazing corporate reception team, led by an inspiring Reception Manager. Applications are particular welcome from candidates that live and breathe reception and are very team orientated! Really relishing front of house, with an exceptional delivery! Job spec: This role would be to join our front of house team, who provide a personable and professional welcome to all staff and clients visiting our London office. You will lead by example as the brand ambassador for the firm ensuring the highest standard of care and service to all clients, visitors, and stakeholders. You will also be responsible for administering bookings with a variety of requirements, and for managing a suite of client rooms on the client floor. It is essential you are comfortable to handle last minute changes and are confident to operate in a fast-paced environment to always provide a seamless service. Main duties and responsibilities * Meet and greet clients professionally to offer a concierge style of service for all visitors. * Communicate efficiently across all departments to ensure the client journey remains smooth, and seamless at all times. * First port of call for all incoming visitors to the international headquarters. * Checking in of all visitors, ensuring a full audit trail is recorded in the booking system. * Provide first-class service to all internal and external clients, being attentive and anticipating needs as you provide guidance through the arrival and departure journey. * End to End Administration of client floor bookings, acting as the contact for all amendments, checks, and updates. * Work well as a team to achieve five-star standards across the bookings administration process. * Booking of all taxis, adhering to the travel policy, and ensuring prompt service delivery to all internal clients. * Monitor housekeeping of all client floor areas. * Liaise with facilities, catering, cleaning to ensure the high standards within client areas are maintained consistently. * Ensure prompt liaison with all client hosts upon guest arrival. * Vigilance for security and safety of main entrance and exit to building, promptly raising any issues to the security team and facilities management. * Adhere to all firm wide policies and procedures. * Be conversant with the firms Health & Safety, Evacuation and Business Continuity Plan policies. * Other duties as reasonably required by the Reception Manager. Requirements/Preferences * Experience of working within a corporate client services environment. * Experience of using a room booking system desired * Excellent IT skills to include all MS Office packages. We are looking for someone who is an effective communicator at all levels and capable of establishing immediate rapport, with the ability to handle conflicting demands and/or challenging situations. You will be proactive, with a keen eye for detail and flexible in both attitude and in daily hours of work. Apply today for immediate screening!

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £35000 - £43000 per annum

Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant - London We have a really outstanding opportunity for a candidate who loves working at Board/C-Suite level and who is happy to support a COO and Managing Partner of a leading City finance house, based in the City. Our client has a wonderful reputation and we are looking for an individual who is warm and engaging and happy to get involved and really add value to the wider business. Working hybrid, 3 days onsite and 2 from home, 9.00 - 5.30pm the company are looking for an exceptional hire who has a great attitude and is confident in liaising at all levels. With expert communication skills, we are searching for an individual who wants to get involved in projects as your stakeholders are ExCo members and you will have ample opportunity to take on more responsibility and really be a key asset to both individuals. You should be adept at scheduling and extensive diary and committee management for board meetings and happy to put together board packs. Job spec To provide Executive Assistant support to members of the Executive Committee. Responsibilities Filter information coming to the Executive team member(s), identifying priorities for their attention, responding to or forwarding on as appropriate Facilitating effective business relationships between the Executive team and external parties Perform extensive diary management - scheduling meetings and establishing priorities to ensure smooth and efficient running of daily schedules Ensure Executive team member(s) are ready for all meetings ensuring papers are in order and all schedules confirmed Provide support to committee meetings, including developing agendas, taking accurate notes (where necessary) and actions as well as preparing meeting packs Pro-actively gather relevant information to ensure Executive team member(s) are able to progress key pieces of work and briefed for meetings Co-ordinate support for the Executive Committee member(s) through regular 1-1 meetings of their direct reports, performance and development discussions and other catch-ups Identify potential efficiencies in all areas of work and implement or raise with others as appropriate Answer incoming phone calls to the required standard, giving callers an excellent first impression Undertake any other work deemed appropriate by your line manager Actively subscribe to Code of Conduct and mission and tenets About You Knowledge Microsoft Office suite to a good level Knowledge of Financial Services would be beneficial but not essential Knowledge and experience of diary management and event organisation Skills/Other relevant Information Excellent technical skills including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint The ability to multitask and ability to manage multiple priorities logistically Excellent organisational skills with the ability to work well under pressure Excellent written and oral communication skills Solid planning/organisational and interpersonal skills Ability to process new tasks quickly and effectively Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times Ability to meet deadlines with high levels of accuracy Ability to use own initiative and work with minimal supervision The individual must be confident in dealing with senior members of the organisation Apply today for immediate screening. The company have an excellent benefit package and operate a highly supportive environment, driven by career minded and friendly professionals.

  • City of London
  • Permanent
  • £45000 - £50000 per annum

Health & Well-being Manager

Health & Well-being Strategic Planning Manager Temp- 6-Months + Full-time, hybrid Hounslow/ London A leading transportation specialist company are seeking a Health & Well-being Strategic Planner Manager to join the People's team for a 6-months temporary assignment. The company has released their 2023-2026 health & well-being strategy and need a planning manager to put their vision into practice. The role will involve, planning, strategy, and liaising with union members and the management team. Responsibilities: Lead the planning activity to translate strategic ambition and intent, into comprehensive and executable plans Accountable for creating robust business cases for each program of work within the strategic plan and responsible for identifying the most effective solutions and/or providers Establish strong working relationships with key stakeholders and well-being service providers to ensure the desired initiatives and solutions within the plan meet colleagues and business needs, while adhering to policy, process, and legislation Accountable for reporting on progress, collating data, tracking issues and coordinating actions, to ensure we remain on track to deliver the strategic delivery plan Develop the internal and external stakeholder management plan that supports the delivery of the holistic Health and Well-being strategy Prepare the communications of our strategic plans to senior leadership teams, including the Executive Team Qualifications and Experience: Extensive knowledge and / or experience in colleague Health and Well-being Experience of scoping and designing change initiatives / programs of work in a unionized and sensitive environment Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence senior leaders and act as a trusted advisor Proven track record of effective stakeholder management skills Strong analytical skills, including the ability to interpret and present data in a meaningful way, including defining programs of work and detailed cost plans. Excellent planning skill set, able to plan, sequence and prioritize complex and interlinked programs of work Ability to manage multiple programs of work with some level of ambiguity, at a fast pace Apply now for immediate screening

  • Hounslow
  • Temporary & Contract
  • £350 - £450 per day + Hybrid, Holiday Pay

Change Manager

Change Management & Internal Communication Lead 1-year + (temp) Remote/ Berkshire This role only accepts candidate within the UK and does not issue working visas A leading Agricultural Technology company are seeking an experienced Change Management Professional to drive a communication project across all the company's offices in EMEA. To be considered for the role, once must have the relevant experience ideally within a science/ technology background and evidence of completing similar projects. Duties Provide strong change management and communication leadership across the global Product Technology and Engineering (PT&E) organisation to enable the successful implementation of the PT&E Strategic Development agenda, with a particular focus on the digital transformation Design, execute and measure the change management and communication strategy and plan Champion new ways of working and engage with key stakeholders, including the entire PT&E organisation, so that everyone understands and embraces their role in delivering the full value of the strategic development program. Non-direct management of internal and/or external people/teams to support the design and delivery of the change plan Create buy-in and excitement within PT&E, through leading a dialogue that allows people to engage with and shape the vision and implementation, bringing energy and commitment to delivering the strategy and transformation Support leaders and sponsors of change by ensuring and developing the capabilities required for successful change leadership Engage line managers and equip them to lead the change with their teams supporting them on the change curve from initial understanding through acceptance to commitment to new ways of working In partnership with the Strategic Development LT, design and execute a powerful engagement process including involvement, communication, recognition and co-ordinating a training program as needed Develop and continuously evolve a data-centric and innovation culture to ensure forward thinking solutions throughout the Product Safety organisation Skills Experience in working with and communicating effectively with all levels of professionals up to Executive level Experienced and qualified change practitioner. Ideally, some scientific background, to enable communication with technical teams. Collaboration and networking skills and ability to establish strong links with key business areas and develop relationships with new and existing partners Excellent interpersonal & communication skills with the ability to influence in a collaborative manner Self-motivator with good organisational and time management skills Apply now for immediate screening

  • Bracknell
  • Temporary & Contract
  • £30 - £35 per hour + generous holiday, remote working

Procurement Manager

. Accountabilities & Responsibilities This role reports into the EMEA Deputy Head of Procurement and is responsible for IT, Market Data and Professional Services Responsibilities: Act as a procurement business partner, build and maintain strong relationships and credibility with the business so that the category management team is acknowledged as a clear benefit. Spend data gathering and analysis to re-affirm saving opportunities are realistic and achievable for the assigned spend categories. Undertake supplier market analysis, prepare and run RFP for the responsible spend categories and identified saving opportunities. Support commercial and contracts negotiation; including ongoing contract administration of all managed contracts within category, ensuring the contracted service continues to meet business requirements and contracts are reflective of the service delivered and are in line with the contracting policy Proactive management of relationships with suppliers following the Procurement policy and governance forums, identifying opportunities for innovation, growth, reduced cost to drive further value Support on ad hoc requirements as assigned. Must be willing to be hands on and support procurement colleagues Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications Excellent knowledge and experience in IT, Market Data, Professional Services Demonstrable, detailed understanding of key suppliers and supply market dynamics of the category to be managed Proven track record of delivering savings Strong commercial acumen on responsible categories essential Organisational awareness, strategic thinking and managing of complex Procurement projects and engagements Affinity & adaptability to working with colleagues, stakeholders, and supply partners in different cultures across the Group to ensure adequate success Demonstrable experience in running tender process Strong business awareness, researching, investigating and problem solving. Ability to manage contracts and ensure delivery to performance targets Proactive and organised with excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise workload to deliver within set time frames to the highest quality Evidence of experience in stakeholder engagement and management, persuasive communication skills Excellent knowledge and experience working with Procurement Source-to-Pay technology solutions/systems, Coupa an advantage Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, PPT, Visio), including but not limited to ability to analyse data using pivots and V-Lookups Ability to perform business process and impact analysis Challenges (This section is optional) Undertaking a significant change on procurement which will introduce changes in people, process and systems which will create uncertainty. Maintain credibility and relevance with businesses so that procurement team becomes true business partners and acknowledged as a clear benefit.

  • City of London
  • Temporary & Contract
  • £350 - £430 per day + inclusive of holiday pay

Team Assistant

Excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for more team involvement and support a delightful team with full team assistant duties. This role is working in a boutique finance house and requires someone with excellent communication skills and previous experience working on front of house and supporting with overflow PA tasks. We are looking for someone who is happy to cover reception where needed and when visitors/clients are scheduled in for meetings and be available to ensure the meeting rooms are immaculate and refreshments are supplied. This role is suited to someone who is an all rounder and still happy to support on front of house and help with the smaller office tasks by assisting the EA where required. You will work as a team to make sure the office is running smoothly and this really needs someone with an attitude of no task is too big or too small. There is scope to assist with lots of other administrative tasks and undertake research and tasks as directed. The ideal candidates will have experience organising travel, processing expenses and diary management for a team of 10+. You will also be someone who is adaptable who preempts change and is one set ahead of the meetings taking place. Their clients are UHNWI and service needs to be one to remember. A proactive individual who thrives in supporting with all level of tasks and be the lynch pin of the office. This role is 5 days onsite with occasional flexibility to work from home.

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £40000 - £50000 per annum

Archivist and Records Manager

Archivist and Records Manager - London We have a superb vacancy for a qualified Archivist and Records Manager who is very happy to work in a boutique finance house in the City. The role is a wonderful opportunity for a qualified archivist who lives and breathes the role and enjoys working with like-minded individuals in a professional and highly respected company, enjoying amazing benefits and a supportive collegiate atmosphere. Applications are welcome from candidates who are looking for full-time, or indeed from candidates who prefer 4 days per week and an MA qualification in Archives and Records management is preferred. You will be an integral part of the business and supervise two others and be a person who always wants to help their colleagues and become an ambassador in the workplace. Reporting to an inspiring Head of Support, everyone is part of the team and it's a great working environment with incredible tenures of service which is a true recognition of a great workplace. Hours are 9-5 with flexibility on the WFH day to cover a slightly longer shift as the business demands. Job Description * 4/5 days a week, one of which can be on a WFH basis once up to speed with the role * hybrid system - moving to completely digital, but with legacy physical records * maintenance of the document and email management system, ensuring that emails and documentation are filed correctly. This involves creating folder structures. * responsibility of overseeing the records from their creation and preservation through to disposal * offsite storage management * research projects * induction training for new staff on records management principles, implementation of retention schedules You will be expected to assist in other areas of the department as the wider business demands, including helping to answer the phones and being responsible for two archive support assistants, one full-time and one part-time. Ideal attributes below: * qualified Archivist and Records Manager (MA) * good IT skills - Microsoft Office, preferably iManage or experience of using either archival records or document management software * experience of implementing a retention schedule * knowledge of relevant legislation such as Data Protection Act * excellent records management experience Apply today for immediate screening. We are looking for a warm, engaging individual who is qualified, hardworking and friendly to join an amazing team!

  • City of London
  • Permanent
  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
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