Member and Democratic Services Manager

4 days left

Stafford, Staffordshire
£59,137 – £63,572 per annum
05 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
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Full time permanent
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Flexible hours

37 Hours per week – Permanent

Staffordshire County Council is recruiting to an exciting senior leadership opportunity within our Corporate Services Directorate.  Our successful applicant will be the officer leading on our democratic functions, our civic and Lieutenancy support and playing a key corporate governance role.

You will have demonstrated an understanding and extensive experience of a governance role within a complex local government environment, be able to demonstrate what excellent looks like and have a track record of delivering. You will be responsible for ensuring the provision of high quality, independent and professional advice, assistance and guidance to members and officers.  You will be able to demonstrate high levels of political sensitivity and awareness and highly tuned influencing and negotiating skills as this post works at the centre of complex professional relationships. You will be enthusiastic, solution focused and have an excellent attention to detail. A thorough knowledge of Local Government decision making processes and experience in a similar role within the public sector is essential.

This is an opportunity to work at the heart of local decision making and play your part in outcomes for the people of Staffordshire.

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Closing Date: Sunday 22 September 2019  
Interview Date: Thursday 3 October 2019

For more information about the role please contact: Ann-Marie Davidson []

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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