Head Of Elections (Shared Service with North Warwickshire Borough Council)

Town Hall, CV11 5AA and South Street, Atherstone
£43,857 - £44,863 Per annum
27 Aug 2020
04 Oct 2020
Job Ref
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council is a small Council with big values. We are committed to ensuring our services are delivered to the highest possible standard and we put the customer at the forefront of everything we do. By working for us you will become part of the team and will play your part in serving our community.

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Elections, to be shared with North Warwickshire Borough Council, we are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to supervise our busy, committed Election teams - you will need practical experience covering all aspects of elections and electoral registration.
Working under pressure and to tight deadlines should not be unfamiliar to you. You will need to be flexible and work extra hours including some evenings, weekends and bank holidays during elections and peak canvass periods.

To be successful in this role you should have:

  • Extensive experience of all aspects of Electoral Services including elections and electoral registration.
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • And hold the AEA Certificate


We are looking for someone with:

  • Experience of administering elections and substantial knowledge of electoral legislation;
  • Excellent supervisory skills;
  • Effective communication skills at all levels;
  • A sound working knowledge of xpress or another electoral management system

As an employer, Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council offers a wide range of benefits, including flexible working, Local Government Pension Scheme and generous holiday allowance.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

Please note that all applications must be received on an online application form. We do not accept CV's and do not keep CV's on file unless part of an application.

Any communication with you will be via email, so please check your email, including spam/junk folders, and WMJobs account on a regular basis after submitting your application.

Interviews to take place on Wednesday 28th October 2020

For further information regarding the role, please contact Debbie de Ville, on 024 76 37 6221 or by email debbie.de-ville@nuneatonandbedworth.gov.uk

Supporting documents
Head of Elections - JD PS and Profile August 2020.docx
Values - one page overview.docx