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Business Support Officer

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Date: 03-Jun-2021

Location: London, GB

Company: Civil Aviation Authority

Salary: £19,516 up to £32,000 dependent upon experience

Contract Type: Full time, permanent


We are the UK's aviation regulator and recognised as a world leader in its field. Our activities are diverse, enabling the aviation industry to meet the highest safety standards, and we pride ourselves on our ability to adapt to the constantly evolving aviation environment.


The Role

The Office of the General Council, OGC, is a team that works across the CAA providing professional services to our CAA colleagues, including legal, investigative and enforcement and internal audit services. We are looking for a Business Support Officer to join our team and provide vital administration and organisation support.


The role plays a pivotal part in enabling the department to meet its wider business requirements, in as efficient manner as possible. This includes, mailbox, database and diary management as well as arranging of meetings & hearings, regular data MI reporting and responding to any internal or external queries the department receives.

We’re looking for someone who can manage a varied workload, demonstrate an adaptable and solution focused approach to problems and who possesses a strong can-do attitude.


If you are coming from an administrative, office management, events management or business support-based background and are looking to join a busy and meaningful function, then this is an excellent opportunity to do just that.


About You

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and experience
  • Used to working with Excel
  • Experienced working with a variety of IT based systems and software including MS Officerpackage and SAP
  • Possess a positive, can do attitude with proven problem-solving skills and experience
  • Able to maintain a calm demeanor when under pressure as well as a consistent, detail focused approach
  • A capable organiser and administrator with a refined approach to the presentation of data


What Can We Offer You?

The OGC is a vital part of the CAA’s DNA and its operational delivery is key to ensuring BAU for the wider organisation. If you are someone who wants to dedicate themselves to a business whose mission it is to ensure public safety and wellbeing is championed, then this is an excellent opportunity for you.


Additional Information

Given the impact of Covid-19, it’s likely that you will work remotely to begin with as we plan for a return to work within the government guidelines.


Working With Us

We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, free onsite gym at Gatwick, discounted gym membership for London, 28 days annual leave, additional 5 days leave purchase scheme, a generous pension scheme and much more!


Wherever possible, we offer flexible and variable working hours to help our people effectively manage all areas of their lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and actively encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds.


As a member of the Disability Confident scheme, applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a role with us will be guaranteed an interview. We use fair and inclusive selection approaches to hire the best person for the job based on merit alone. If you require an adjustment for any reason, please let us know.


Closing Date: 17/06/2021

Interview Date: w/c 21/06/2021


Please note that due to the current Covid-19 situation, all interviews will be conducted online by video conference using Microsoft Teams.


No recruitment agencies please.

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