Democracy Services Manager, London Borough of Merton

Website London Borough of Merton

Grade/Salary: ME15 £45,834 – £48,819 per annum

Are you looking for your next career move? If you have a track record in governance and want the responsibility of leading a small team, we want to hear from you. To be Democracy Services Manager at Merton, you will have knowledge of local authority constitutions and decision-making processes, along with experience of supporting and advising various committees.

You will be working alongside politicians and senior officers across all departments, as well as providing advice and information to members of the public. You will be based at the council offices in Morden, but you will also be entitled to work flexibly.

We offer challenging opportunities for you to work with the team on a range of different Committees. You will also manage the Mayor’s Executive Assistant.

You will need to demonstrate political sensitivity, the ability to interpret and apply legislation, effective prioritisation skills and an ability to manage a team. You will need to have strong verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to explain complex guidance and be confident in providing advice to Councillors and Officers in a range of meeting situations.

So, if you are looking to progress your career in a local authority Democracy Services team, we want to hear from you.

If you would like to find out more about the job, please contact Andrew Robertson, Head of Democracy and Electoral Services on 0208 545 3409 or or Louise Round, Managing Director of Corporate Services on 0208 545 3380 or

For full details and to apply, please click on the ‘Apply for Job’ button below.

Closing Date: 23:59 Monday 2 August 2021

Interview Dates: Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 August 2021

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