Senior Democratic Services Officer, Warwickshire County Council

Website Warwickshire County Council

Salary £35,336 – £37,568 per annum (starting rate depending on experience) 
Full time, Contractual hours 37 per week

Are you looking for the next step in your career?

If you are the kind of person who approaches everything they do with energy and purpose, who is conscientious in their work and has a passion for democracy and governance then we are looking for you.

About the Role
The Democratic Services team sits at the very heart of Warwickshire County Council. It is responsible for managing the Council’s decision-making processes and supporting councillors in their role as constituency leaders.

Being a Senior Democratic Services Officer will require you to support both the Executive and Overview and Scrutiny functions, provide committee administration services and work closely with colleagues at all levels to ensure the support of members and officers is of the highest standard.

We are looking for someone with experience in a democratic services environment. Educated to degree level, you will be a confident, proactive individual with excellent work prioritization capabilities, research, analysis and communication skills and the confidence to support committees and other meetings and provide enhanced support for scrutiny task and finish groups. A knowledge of committee management systems will also be beneficial.

In return, we offer a varied and interesting workload and the opportunity to develop your democratic and scrutiny skills in a complex, political environment.

The role will be based at Shire Hall in Warwick with opportunities to work from home. Team members are expected to attend the office to support committee meetings and to provide ad hoc assistance to councillors as required.

Additional Information
If you would like an informal chat about this role, please call Deborah Moseley, Democratic Services Team Leader on 01926 418136

Closing date for applications is Monday, 4 July 2022

Interviews will be held on Friday, 15 July 2022

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