Business Support & Admin Jobs in Suffolk

The role of Business Support is pivotal to the running of day to day operations within any business. Within Suffolk County Council, this is the job category where there is significant demand across all departments of the organisation.


Over the last 12 months, we’ve filled over 300 Business Support & Admin roles in Suffolk, so whether you’re looking to develop your skillset or bring your considerable experience to the organisation, register today and we’ll find a job that suits you.


Payroll Advisor- Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council are looking for a Payroll Advisor to join the HR & Payroll team to carry out a range of payroll administrative duties within guidelines, using procedures and technical knowledge. The assignment is for an initial 3 month period.

Business Support Officer/Administrator

We are currently looking for enthusiastic individuals to take on our Business Support Officer/Administrator roles within Suffolk County Council. These roles are varied and fall within various directorates across the council. Full time and part time positions are available.

Customer Service Advisor- Suffolk County Council

We frequently recruit Customer Service Advisors for a variety of services within Suffolk County Council.

Personal Assistant- Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Council

We regularly recruit Personal Assistants to provide support across multiple teams at Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils.

Business Support Officer- Suffolk County Council

We are always looking for Business Support Officers to join a number of teams within Suffolk County Council on a temporary basis.

Business Support Coordinator – Suffolk County Council

We regularly recruit Business Support Coordinators to provide administrative support and oversee Business Support Officers within the team.

Administrator – Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council

We are always looking for temporary administrators to work for teams within Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils to assist with general administration duties.

Administrator -Suffolk County Council

We regularly recruit administrators to fill vacancies with Suffolk County Council to assist with general administration duties.

Why Choose a job with Opus?

    • Our consultants are non-commission based which allows them the freedom to work with your best interests in mind.


    • You will never be pressured into applying for a role that doesn’t suit you; we will take the time to work with you to establish exactly what you require from your next job and find you exactly.


  • We are wholly owned by Suffolk County Council and return a dividend back to the Council each year, so by working through Opus you are helping to ensure that money spent in the public sector stays in the public sector, rather than being lost into the private sector via other agencies.


“I highly recommend Opus as an agency. They were extremely supportive through all the recruitment process and the relevant paperwork. I’m thoroughly enjoying my new role and my colleagues are extremely friendly.”

Andreea Catarov, Business Support Officer

“Opus was very helpful in the recruitment process, I was lucky enough to get a placement within the council instantly. The team are incredibly friendly and are always happy to help.”

Jamaal Guthrie, Customer Service Advisor

“I have found that Opus colleagues are good at matching the skills of people to the vacant post; the CVs I have received have been ‘spot on’. The process for recruiting a temporary assignment is clear and well supported by Opus staff.”

Sue Farrow, Placement Team Manager

“Opus have been great in finding temporary work for me. They have been extremely helpful and I would highly recommend their services if you are looking for a platform to build skills, confidence and gain experience in a work place and further.”

James Brown, Business Support Officer

“Opus were able to source and provide a number of specialist professional engineers on both long and short term arrangements to help me manage workloads. Managing these appointments via the on-line portal was a straightforward process.”

Colin Godfrey, Structures Manager

“The service I received was fantastic, Opus helped me obtain a temporary position to gain office and professional experience which I lacked after finishing university. My temporary position was also made permanent in a role that I found both enjoyable and interesting.”

Megan Lloyd, Customer Service Advisor

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Working at Suffolk County Council

We’re proud to supply our candidates to Suffolk County Council and Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils as we know from experience what supportive and engaging organisations they are to work for, but don’t just take our word for it:

“If you want to make a difference for Suffolk, then the County Council is for you. With a strong sense of purpose, we are committed to working together, striving to improve and securing the best possible services.

We genuinely recognise that our people are our greatest asset so we offer a reward package that combines pay, pension and a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, travel discounts and a real focus on wellbeing. We are proud to have a number of active staff networks supporting and promoting groups of staff that share similar characteristics, life experiences, values and beliefs. These networks are self-run which in itself reflects that our core Values of ASPIRE are at the heart of how we operate. We’d expect you to embrace these Values and be the very best you can be.

We are always looking for new people to help us make a real difference to our communities and if this sounds like you, please apply.”

– Sally Marlow, Head of HR – Suffolk County Council

At Opus, we offer an opportunity to build experience in many different areas of the organisations we work with. Many of our workers move on to have successful careers as a result of their initial placement with us, so whether you’re looking for regular, short term assignments to build some experience, or a foot in the door to start you career in Local Government, we’ll be glad to help you get going.