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Leadership and Member Executive Officer

  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 2543
  • Published: Tue 09/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 38259
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Essex

Grade 6- £36,567- £39,951pa  1 Year Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity

Join our dynamic team as the Leadership and Member Executive Officer, where you will play a pivotal role in the backbone of our organisation's administration. In this high-energy position, you'll deliver top-notch support to our Senior Executive Team, including Strategic Directors, Assistant Directors, Members and the CEO. This role is crucial in facilitating a matrix management approach among a diverse group of top executives. Your ability to swiftly navigate the ever-changing landscape of priorities will be crucial as you provide indispensable right-hand support to our Senior Executives.  
 
Key Responsibilities:  

Your day-to-day will involve organising schedules, managing commitments, and ensuring the smooth operation of meetings and inbox management. Beyond these tasks, you'll engage in project management, governance, decision-making, and case management, making decisions within defined parameters to maintain our organisation's positive image.  

We're looking for a candidate with a proven track record in good governance, the ability to forge strong relationships, and the finesse to win the confidence of various stakeholders while maintaining political neutrality. If you're ready to work flexibly and thrive in a challenging environment, apply to become the linchpin of our executive team's success. 
 
In this role, you'll also be at the forefront of integrating cutting-edge technology to streamline our operations and enhance efficiency. Your tech-savvy approach will not only increase productivity but also empower our team to focus on strategic initiatives by reducing time-consuming tasks. Embrace the opportunity to be the driving force behind our continuous improvement through technological advancement. 
 
Application advice: 
 
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Remember, generic CVs, cover letters, and broad statements will not be considered. Your supporting statement is your opportunity to stand out by showing that you have not only read but understood what the job entails and how you are the perfect fit for it. Tailor your statement to reflect the job profile, and avoid any generalities that don't directly relate to the position. 

Please view Job Profile here

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Ian.Goldsborough@havering.gov.uk 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 23rd July 2024, however interest in this job may be high and we therefore reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

You will be notified if your application has been successful.  Interview date to be confirmed. 

Should you require any help or advice with your online application, please contact the Recruitment Helpdesk on 01708 432770.

Additional Information

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  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 2543
  • Published: Tue 09/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 23/07/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: 38259
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Essex