Democratic Services Officer x3

Sandwell, West Midlands
£29,636 - £33,799 per annum
16 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

We are looking for people with the drive and ambition to make Sandwell's Vision 2030 a reality.

Democratic Services is a fast-paced area of work and you will play a key role in ensuring the efficient and effective execution of decisions taken by or on behalf of the council.

You will be required to attend meetings to attain decisions, appropriately advise and/or train on policy and procedures across the full spectrum of council meetings, executive, scrutiny, constitutional, other decision making bodies and working groups.

You will play a critical role working on high-profile service specific projects, directly supporting the successful delivery of the Law and Governance Business Plan. You will be expected to make a real impact through your personal contribution, both within the council and to the residents of Sandwell.

It is essential you have experience of interacting with elected members and officers at all levels of the council alongside considerable committee administration experience.

You must be qualified to a minimum of NVQ Level 4 in Business Administration or equivalent.

We are looking for a team player willing to provide a comprehensive support service, dealing with high volumes of work and used to working under pressure to tight deadlines. In return, you will receive a range of employee benefits including flexible working, salary sacrifice and training and development opportunities.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Suky Suthi-Nagra on 0121 569 3479.

Please note;

Due to the nature of this role you must be prepared to work outside of regular office hours.

This is a full-time role however, we will consider candidates interested in job share or part time hours.

Previous applicants need not apply, applications will not be shortlisted.


37 hours per week

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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