Commercial Support

Job summary
AQA have an opportunity to join their expansive IT department in a key role as Commercial Support, leading on a major change programme to deliver a modern, scalable replacement to all core processing systems.

We’re looking for someone with:

The main focus of the Commercial Support role is to maintain existing budget processes to ensure smooth departmental operation within the context of administering all commercial activity. This involves close liaison with department managers as well as key stakeholders in the Finance and Business Planning areas of AQA. Additionally, for the right candidate, there will be the opportunity to contribute to the improvement of commercial processes and provide support with Programme activities.

All previous post-holders have used the position to further their career within AQA.

•Excellent educational background
•strong communication / interpersonal skills
•good level of Microsoft Office skills
•excellent organisational ability
•experience in a finance / budget support role advantageous
•analytic mindset
•proactive, flexible and can do approach

What’s in it for you?

We recognise the contribution our people make, and in return we are proud to offer an extensive reward and benefit package, including:

•a core 35 hour working week
•25 days annual leave rising to 30 days, plus all Bank Holidays and additional Christmas leave
•five paid days per year for voluntary service
•a contributory pension scheme
•an enhanced maternity/paternity and sick pay scheme
•a Ride to Work scheme
•an on-site staff restaurant
•flexible shift patterns over Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm.

How to apply

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter stating why you think you are suitable for the role and your salary expectations via our website.

Closing date for application is 12 December 2018 however we reserve the right to review applications as we receive them and if a suitable candidate has been identified, the advert may be expired before the closing date.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback on unsuccessful applications.

AQA is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. AQA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. Our Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.