Democratic Services Team Leader

Warwick, Warwickshire
£43,380 - £49,163 per annum
06 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
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Following an internal promotion, we are looking for a driven, ambitious individual to join our Democratic Services Team managing it on a day to day basis. Working within Legal and Democratic you will be key to the delivery of a series of compliant, robust and innovative Democratic functions.

At Warwickshire, your development comes first. With us, you’ll be trusted to lead. Together with high quality training and unrivalled opportunities to grow, you’ll also be able to take advantage of greater flexibility and a work-life balance that’s hard to find in other organisations. Because of our unique offering, we boast a diverse range of talent for you to learn from, and we’re proud to say that those who choose to join the team stay with us. If you share our ambitions for growth and excellence, we welcome you to join.


About the Role

As a manager, you will deliver outstanding governance support to elected members, senior officers, colleagues and partners nurturing the continued high standards of our Democratic Services team and ensuring compliance with all regulatory and statutory requirements within that area. You will play an active role as part of our service team working in partnership with colleagues to innovate our service delivery capabilities.

You’ll need sharp problem-solving skills and the ability to work flexibly, quickly and accurately under pressure, collaborating with our friendly and supportive team of innovative professionals. You will also need to be willing to learn and adapt to the challenging, ever-changing public sector democratic and legal environment.

In terms of experience, you should have a demonstrable track record of delivering democratic governance support in a fast paced and innovative public sector environment.  You must have the skills needed to manage and lead in accordance with our behaviours and have experience of advising and supporting in a senior capacity in relation to Democratic Services. You must be a leader and have the ambition to learn new areas in order to provide the best support to your team and the organisation.

For the full Job Description and Person Specification please click the link here. 


Additional Information

If you have any questions, please contact Paul Williams. Email:

Closing date: Monday 16 August 2021


Interview date: Wednesday 8 September 2021


To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 

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You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application. 


As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 


Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.

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