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Executive Support Officer x2

  • Employer: Electoral Commission, The
  • Reference: TBC
  • Published: Wed 03/07/2024, 15:44 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 25/07/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Excluding breaks
  • Salary: £32,900
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London, Corporation of London

Job Title: Executive Support Officer x2
Directorate: Chair and Chief Executive’s Office
Starting salary: £32,900 per annum
Full time & Permanent 
Location: London

Working at the Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission is the independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK. We work to promote public confidence in the democratic process and to ensure its integrity.

We offer excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements (dependant on scheme rules).

The Role

As a member of the Chair and Chief Executive’s Office you will be providing support to our Executive Team.  The role will focus on providing the right support in a proactive way to allow our directors to get on with the strategic elements of their role.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a talented and enthusiastic Executive Support Officer to support our Directors and their wider senior leadership teams.  Previous experience in a similar role or with an interest in legal or regulatory matters would be an advantage, but more importantly you will be self-motivated, pro-active, possess excellent administrative and IT skills and be comfortable working in a rapidly changing environment.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have:

  • Strong organisational and problem solving skills
  • Experience of actively managing busy schedules
  • Diary management skills
  • An ability to prioritise and work quickly and effectively to meet urgent deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to build strong collaborative working relationships with people at all levels
  • Excellent IT skills, especially competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent attention to detail

Working at the Electoral Commission

The Electoral Commission offers excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements (dependent on scheme rules) which include a valuable range of benefits.

We want to attract the broadest range of talented people who are passionate about democracy. The more diverse our workforce, the better we can adapt to and reflect the needs of society. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and as a staff member you will become part of an inclusive culture, where you will have the opportunity to achieve your full potential and enhance your career through learning and development.

To Apply

The closing date for applications is Thursday 25th July 2024 at 23:59.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 05 August 2024. We may use video conferencing tools for the interviews. We will inform shortlisted candidates of the relevant details.

If you are interested in this role, please download the job description and person specification, before applying online. You can apply for this role online with a supporting statement showing how you meet the criteria in the job description.

Please contact Antonia Merrick - Business Manager to the Chair and Chief Executive on amerrick@electoralcommission.org.uk if you have any queries.

No Agency Assistance Required: We appreciate the interest of recruitment agencies, however, we are managing this recruitment process internally. We request that agencies refrain from contacting us regarding this vacancy.

Downloads

  • Job Description and Person Spec

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  • Employer: Electoral Commission, The
  • Reference: TBC
  • Published: Wed 03/07/2024, 15:44 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 25/07/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Excluding breaks
  • Salary: £32,900
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London, Corporation of London

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