Democratic Services Officer (Law and Governance), South Northamptonshire Council

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Democratic Services Officer, Law and Governance
£26,109.50 – £30,413.50 per annum
37 hours per week, permanent

The Job:
This role offers an interesting opportunity to work in a high-profile area supporting the Council’s decision-making and governance arrangements, working closely with senior officers and councillors

You will work as part of a team at the heart of the democratic process, assisting in the provision of an effective and efficient committee administration service and scrutiny function. You will be required to give advice on matters relating to Local Government legislation and the Council’s Constitution.

The Person:
Ideally you will have experience in Local Government committee administration; the ability to write clear and concise minutes to a good standard of English; a keen eye for detail and be able to work to tight deadlines. You will also have excellent IT skills and preferably have had experience with the Civica committee software.

We are looking for a confident person able to balance many priorities. You will need to be flexible and prepared to help cover other meetings if required.

The work involves attendance at evening meetings for which an allowance is paid.

The Benefits:
The Council is an equal opportunities employer and has flexible working practices.
• A generous annual leave entitlement
• Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
• Cycle to work scheme (after one years’ service)
• Incremental pay award (awarded annually in April after one years’ service)

Closing date: Monday 20 January 2020 (10am)
Interview date: TBC

For more information please contact Geoff Kent, Assistant Director Customers and Corporate Services on 01327 322183.

To download a Recruitment pack and apply for the post, please visit our website by clicking on the ‘Apply for Job’ button below or contact the Human Resources Department on 01295 221767.

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