Head of Administrative Support

Service Headquarters, Garstang Road,Fulwood, Preston.


Head of Administration

LOCATION:LFRS Headquarters

POSITION AND GRADE: Head of Administration Grade 9 scp 36 – 39 £38,813 - £41,675

WORKING ARRANGEMENTS: 36.25hpw Flexitime available

CLOSING DATE: 29 May 2019 12 noon

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) as our Head of Administration, based at Service Headquarters in Fulwood, Preston.Degree qualified (or equivalent), not only will the successful candidate have experience of managing staff in a busy Service Support Team, and of operating a wide range of administrative systems and processes; they will have a proven track record of leading, coaching, mentoring and developing their staff, who together can deliver results as a high performing, customer focused team.

As the post holder, you will have the ability to take overall responsibility for the administrative function across the Service, and support the Director of Corporate Services in developing and driving forward the Service Support Strategy; promoting business improvement, efficiency and change within LFRS.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential; you will need to influence and engage with people at all levels both internally and externally.You will have excellent ICT skills, not only in the use of Microsoft Office, but as the department is responsible for managing the Service’s rota/rostering system ‘Gartan’, previous experience of managing a similar system would be a distinct advantage.

Interviews are expected to be held 18 June 2019