Head of Electoral Services and Governance

Enfield (City/Town), London (Greater)
up to £65,736
29 Aug 2017
25 Sep 2017
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

We are a large, diverse, outer London Borough with inner London challenges but big ambitions.

A successful, high performing Council, we want to deliver our core services with a high level of quality, while seeking new and innovative ways to do business.

We are looking for a dynamic and ambitious leader to strengthen and enhance our existing team. This is a really critical role responsible for our Electoral Services and Governance functions, which includes the electoral service, democratic and scrutiny teams, and supporting us to fulfil the Council’s ambitious aims and leading modern, forward thinking Electoral and Governance Service.

The key focus of this role, as the Head of Electoral and Governance, will be redesigning and improving the Council’s electoral registration and elections, ensuring best practice and delivering an efficient and effective service.   In addition, you will also work with all council services through the senior management team, and with key partners, to promote the highest standards of governance and decision-making, supported by good quality reporting and evidence, including performance data.

You will need to be able to demonstrate extensive experience of working in a highly complex, dynamic political environment, have a thorough knowledge and a successful track record of running elections and electoral services, governance processes and the associated legislation, and have a good awareness of performance management frameworks in large, complex organisations.

If this opportunity excites you, and you believe you have the right credentials - we’d like to talk to you. 

Please visit www.EnfieldLeadership.com or for an informal confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultant at GatenbySanderson, Gary Evans (0113 205 6080).

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 25th September 2017

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