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Senior Investigator

  • Employer: Electoral Commission, The
  • Reference: PEF/COM/18
  • Published: Mon 08/07/2024, 14:13 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 22/07/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Excluding breaks
  • Salary: £48,873 (London) / £46,373 (outside London)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London, EC1Y / or any other UK location, Islington

Job title: Senior Investigator
Directorate: Regulation and Digital Transformation (RDT)    
Permanent, Full-time 
Salary: £48,873 (London) / £46,373 (outside London)
Location: Flexible – Hybrid with 2 days per week from any Electoral Commission office

Who we are

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 ensure its integrity.

The Role

You will have conduct of enquiries, assessments and investigations into potential offences under the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (‘PPERA’). You will also make recommendations as to whether offences have been committed and as to initial sanctions.

You will provide investigative assistance to colleagues in assessing and addressing issues as they arise, contribute to the delivery of the Electoral Commission’s work and outcomes, including through project work, and assisting as necessary in RDT and Commission wide work and contributing to developing business processes.

The location of this position is flexible and is required to work from any of the Electoral Commission offices (London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Belfast) two days per week in accordance with our flexible working policy.  

Experience Required

  • You have well developed investigative skills
  • You have considerable experience of interpreting legislation and reaching legally robust and justifiable conclusions in relation to casework
  • You have the ability to write clear and concise reports based on sound reasoning and to present persuasive conclusions
  • You can plan and manage a challenging workload to strict deadlines
  • You can work flexibly both independently and as part of a team

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 Monday 22nd July at 12:00pm (midday).

Interviews will preferably be held in the week commencing 5th August, however these dates are flexible to accommodate candidate availability.

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 Mathias Rosengren, Enforcement Manager - MRosengren@electoralcommission.org.uk with 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.

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  • Job Description and Person Spec

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  • Employer: Electoral Commission, The
  • Reference: PEF/COM/18
  • Published: Mon 08/07/2024, 14:13 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 22/07/2024, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week, Excluding breaks
  • Salary: £48,873 (London) / £46,373 (outside London)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London, EC1Y / or any other UK location, Islington

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