Senior Electoral Services Officer

Recruiter
Northampton Borough Council
Location
Northampton
Salary
24174.00 - 28485.00 GBP Annual
Posted
04 Jul 2017
Closes
01 Aug 2017
Job Type
Contract

Senior Electoral Services Officer

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Electoral Services Officer at Northampton Borough Council. The Council is working towards becoming an employer of choice with its Vision of a Northampton - Ambitious, Prosperous, Proud supported by the Values of Leadership, Integrity, Service Excellence, Challenge and Responsibility.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Electoral Services Officer who will assist the manager in the efficient and effective administration of the electoral registration and election processes together with managing the elections team. You will assist the manager in providing an effective and high quality electoral service, for the organisation of all elections and referenda and for the delivery of voter registration under the Individual Elector Registration process.

You will assist the manager in providing professional advice to the Returning Officer, Electoral Registration Officer, councillors and political parties and will be confident in working with the council's partners to increase public awareness and participation in the electoral process.

Duties will include:

- To line manage the Electoral Service Team
- To deputise for the Electoral Services Manager
- To assist in recruiting, training and supervising of all temporary staff employed for the canvass and other electoral registration processes
- To assist with all aspects of the organisation of an election.

Annual leave will be restricted during certain times of the year such as before and during election and canvass periods. You will be required to work additional hours during busy periods, including evenings, weekends and bank holidays.