Democratic Services Governance Manager

Scale 8 (£36,335 - £40,228)
02 May 2012
30 May 2012
Job Type

Here at Blaby, we are working towards a formal legal shared service arrangement and, to ensure it delivers against our needs, we have created an exciting new post within our Corporate Services Group for the right individual to act as our Democratic Services & Governance Manager.

As well as acting as the Legal Client Officer, this post will lead the team of officers who deliver a high quality support service to our 39 Elected Members to enable them to fulfil their role as decision makers, scrutineers and community leaders. This post will also be called upon to act as Deputy Monitoring Officer.

The successful candidate will have a suitable legal qualification, together with significant legal experience. The successful candidate will need to have a thorough knowledge of local government procedures and constitutional issues, considerable experience of working with elected members and a proven track record of managing in a local government environment.

Due to the nature of the work involved, this post is politically restricted.

To apply for this position, please select the ‘apply online’ button below. Alternatively for an application pack please telephone Leicester (0116) 272 7737 (a 24 hour answer phone service is available). Enquiries to

Closing date: 11th May 2012

Interview dates: 18th May and 23rd May 2012