Deputy Elections Manager

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£41,952 - £48,663 per annum
Posted
22 Jun 2021
Closes
06 Jul 2021
Ref
2100009U
Job role
Manager
Contract Type
Contract

Camden is changing on the inside to make life better for everyone. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. As a Deputy Elections Manager you will supervise all aspects of electoral registration and elections within the Electoral Services Department.

The role

You will support and deputise for the Elections Manager in planning for elections, annual canvass and electoral meetings during the year. You will also have specific responsibility for the running of the Annual canvass and at election time the management of Postal vote issuing and receipt.

The work in Electoral Services can be demanding and have peaks of workload to meet legislative election and registration deadlines therefore at key times of the year the post holder may be required to work additional hours.

About you

You will have experience of managing staff or a team, often in a high-pressured environment meeting strict deadlines.

The ideal candidate should also have experience dealing with major projects and large databases in a team environment as well as a general understanding of democracy, citizenship and the democratic process in the UK.

A flexible approach to work and excellent interpersonal and communication skills are a MUST as you will deal with staff and public. Good working knowledge of IT applications including Word and Excel and use of bespoke IT applications is also required.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual as we also offer opportunities to study for qualifications in Electoral Management where applicable.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be.

Working for Camden you’ll receive a host of great benefits, Click HERE to see full details.

To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website  

Additional information     

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To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.   

Asking for Adjustments   

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as accessible as possible for everyone. This includes, making adjustments or changes for disabled people, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.