Committee Officer, Cotswold and West Oxfordshire District Councils

Publica (on behalf of Cotswold and West Oxfordshire District Councils)

Salary: Up to £31,986 per annum

37 Hours per week (permanent contract)

A great opportunity to work in a pioneering organisation that is embarking on a vast change and growth programme. Publica is an innovative council-owned organisation which delivers shared services to Cotswold, Forest of Dean and West Oxfordshire District Councils, Cheltenham Borough Council, Cheltenham Trust, Cheltenham Borough Homes and Ubico.

About the role….

We are looking for someone to provide a professional and comprehensive administration service to the Councils, and their Cabinets, Committees, Sub-Committees and other groups.

To be successful in this role you will have:

* HNC/HND level or equivalent (relevant experience would be considered as an alternative)
* Experience in committee/administrative environment/similar or related role ·
* Knowledge of meeting administration procedures and practices ·
* Communicates effectively at all levels (excellent verbal and written skills) ·
* Excellent attention to detail and accuracy ·
* Be able to prioritise and meet tight deadlines ·
* Be proactive and self-motivated, with a high level of initiative ·
* Awareness of, and sensitivity to, the political environment of local government

If you have any questions or would like an informal conversation about this position, please contact either Keith Butler, Head of Democratic Services at West Oxfordshire District Council (keith.butler@westoxon.gov.uk or 01993 861521) or (on or after 6th November) Nigel Adams, Head of Democratic Services at Cotswold District Council (nigel.adams@cotswold.gov.uk or 01285 623202) who will be pleased to discuss the role with you.

For more information about this role please see the Job Description/Person Specification.

Working for Publica we will give you…

* Excellent opportunities for personal, professional and career development ·
* Recognition and reward for the contributions you make ·
* Flexibility and choice

Closing date for CV’s: 18th November 2018 at 5:00pm

If you feel this is the role for you please email your CV and supporting statement detailing how you meet the criteria above to join-us@publicagroup.uk Please quote reference number ES10136.

It’s important that we’re a good fit for each other, so we’d also like to know what’s important to you and why you want to work for the Publica Group.

All successful candidates will need to provide evidence of their eligibility to work in the UK.

To apply for this job please visit the following URL: https://www.publicagroup.uk/join-us/vacancies/committee-officer/ →

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