Democratic Services Manager

£50,648 - £53,676
19 Jul 2022
07 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

We are looking for someone exceptional to lead our Democratic Services Team, with responsibility for servicing of all Council Committees and running elections.  The team is at the heart of democratic decision making in our Council and works closely with the Management Team and the Head of Law and Governance.  You will also act as Deputy Returning Officer/Deputy Electoral Services Officer, whilst having the  option to hold the role of Returning Officer/ Electoral Registration Officer.

You will have experience of running a successful election and ensuring that Council committees run smoothly during the democratic year.  Political awareness will come naturally to you, and you will be skilled at building strong working relationships with both officers across the Council and elected members. You will be comfortable making decisions and giving advice under pressure, whilst maintaining diplomacy and tact at all times.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Phil Grafton, Head of Law and Governance on 07790 593751 or email

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Sunday 7 August 2022.

Interviews will be held on Monday 15 August 2022.


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