Job Title: Senior Advisor - Risks and Benefits
Directorate: Finance and Corporate Services
Full Time & Permanent
The Electoral Commission is the independent body that regulates party and election finance, sets standards for well-run elections and encourages people to register to vote.
As Senior Advisor – Risks and Benefits you will have a significant opportunity to shape our approach to risk management and benefits management. Helping us deliver our corporate plan, you will support our management of risk, including our response to opportunities, our risk appetite and our risk framework. Combined with risk, the role will support our emphasis on achieving our objectives and delivering impact (or benefits) for our stakeholders. A new system has been implemented this year and we aim to further integrate the way that risks and benefits are linked with action plans to ensure value for money.
You will need to be a proactive self-starter, have a keen interest in and understanding of risks and benefits, and the drive to make a real difference. As important, you will have excellent people skills, be able to work collaboratively and use your influencing skills to create meaningful change with a variety of stakeholders.
This is a full-time permanent position which could be considered on a job-share basis. The role is based within our Planning and Performance Team at our London office, and is also a member of our corporate programme management office, supporting the delivery of change initiatives across the Commission.
More information and how to apply
We offer excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension (dependent on scheme rules).
We provide equal opportunities to all and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
The closing date for applications is Monday, 17 May 2021 at 12 noon.
Interviews will take place week commencing 24 May 2021.
We will be using video conferencing tools for the interviews. We will confirm details with shortlisted candidates.
You can apply for this role online with a supporting statement showing how you meet the criteria in the job description.