Keywords: Senior Democratic Services Officer, Local Authority, North-West
Job Title: Interim Senior Democratic Services Officer
Job Reference: OBV/77152
Job Description: An exciting opportunity has arisen to join as established Democratic Services team as a Senior Officer at a prestigious Local Authority in the North West. This role will be on a temporary basis for an initial period of 6 months with a possibility of extension.
The Local Authority is looking for candidates who are immediately available and are willing to travel for occasional evening attendance at Committee meetings.
The ideal candidate will perform this role on a full-time, hybrid basis. The vast majority of the role can be worked remotely where travel will be required for attendance at the Committee Meetings.
Duties may include:
- Supporting the Principal Democratic Services Officer in all aspects of Committee and Democratic Services functions
- Produce a detailed annual programme of work for the Committees and support the reviews into service delivery, policy development and scrutiny
- Provide effective and efficient administrative service support for Council & Committee meetings, decision making processes and independent appeals process
- Ensure decision-making and the democratic process is robust and effective through agenda publication, report and minute production, and use of committee management systems
Hourly Rate: Dependant on prior experience.
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