Democratic Services Manager

6 days left

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius
Location
Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
Salary
£41190 - £46298 per annum
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Expires
28 Sep 2017
Ref
00072897
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced committee manager with good interpersonal and strong project management skills, with a good understanding of local government procedures? If so, then you could be the perfect candidate to become this Council's new Democratic Services Manager.

If you thrive on providing good customer service to residents, voters and councillors and are looking for new challenges in a happy, friendly working environment at the heart of a council then this job could be for you. This is a great opportunity to join a forward-thinking local authority with exciting plans and an ambitious vision for the future.

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of local authority constitutional structures and decision making processes, along with experience in a similar role supporting and advising committees, boards and their members.

This Council is looking for someone with previous experience of managing a Democratic and/or Electoral Services Team who shares their values and wants to help us continuously improve their services.

You will have a high degree of political acumen, be able to negotiate and challenge effectively and have experience of providing advice on constitutional matters. You will be organised, flexible and have a positive approach.

Benefits include:
- Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Essential car user allowance
- Between 24 and 34 days annual leave (dependent on length of service) plus bank holidays
- Flexible working hours
- Free on-site car parking

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