We're Hiring! Business Support Manager Required

14 June 2022
We're Hiring - Business Support Manager

An opportunity has arisen to recruit a Business Support Manager join our Simple System family on a permanent basis.

Established in 1996, Simple System Horse Feeds have gone against the grain in the equine feed market, creating an entire feeding system from the perspective of what is right for horses. As such we have always had to innovate, working closely with farmers in the UK and abroad, developing our own production systems and forging our own path in the market.

Based at Symonds Farm, Risby, we are a small, close-knit team, now looking to the future with long standing staff moving up into management roles as our founders step back from day-to-day duties.

We are looking for an experienced, assertive and proactive individual to support our Operations Director, alongside managing our HR and Health & Safety responsibilities. The successful candidate will be highly organized with the ability to take the initiative on projects and work well with both the warehouse and office teams, at the heart of day-to-day operations.

The Role

The key aim of the role is to ensure smooth running of operations across the company. There is some flexibility to the role being tailored towards the experience and skillset of the successful candidate.

  • HR administration and management – collating monthly payroll data, training, conducting performance reviews, managing annual leave and sickness
  • Input into financial planning and business management, including annual budgets and cashflows
  • Implementing and managing Health and Safety
  • Liaising with farmers, producers and suppliers in the UK and overseas
  • Supporting our warehouse team with logistics, fleet management, supplier ordering, equipment maintenance and servicing
  • IT support and liaison in conjunction with third-party IT provider
  • Project management
  • Dealing with highly sensitive and personal information
  • Other ad-hoc duties such as processing post, managing petty cash and ensuring good communication throughout the team
  • Terms

  • Competitive salary
  • Hours 0830 – 1700, Monday to Friday
  • Hybrid working
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days annual leave per annum, inclusive of any bank holidays
  • 40% discount on our feeds
  • Please send your CV and a covering letter to: jobs@simplesystem.co.uk

    Closing date for applications: 03 July 2022 or sooner should a suitable candidate be found.

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