Senior Democratic & Electoral Services Officer, London Borough of Harrow

  • Full Time
  • Harrow

London Borough of Harrow

Salary: £30,627 – £40,482
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated person with strong communication and organisational skills to join our Democratic and Electoral Services Team, working together to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the service.
As well as having experience in administering committee meetings, you should be adept with IT packages, ideally with experience of and/or Xpress software.
You will be part of a welcoming, supportive and respected team, where you will have the opportunity to develop and learn new skills. If you would like to join our team then we would be pleased to hear from you.
Responsible for:
There is no formal line management responsibility but the postholder will be required to supervise
temporary staff as required.

Purpose and Scope:
The main purpose of the role should be viewed within the context of the four priorities identified by the Council:

• Keeping neighbourhoods clean, green and safe
• United and Involved Communities
• Supporting and protecting people who are most in need
• Supporting our Town Centre, our local shopping centres and businesses

Other terms:
This is a politically restricted post within the meaning of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, which means
that you must not be actively engaged in politics while employed by the Council.

Within this context, the main purpose of this post is to assist with the planning, management and co-ordination of the overall business of meetings of the Council’s main Committees and other bodies and the maintenance of the Electoral Register and delivery of all elections.

For an informal discussion, please call Elaine McEachron, Service Manager on 020 8424 1097 or email
Closing Date: Sunday 27 January 2019
We particularly welcome female applicants, those from the BAME community and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.
We particularly welcome applications from individuals under 25 years of age as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

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