Lead Specialist Elections - 6M Fixed Term Contract
  • Employer: Maldon District Council
  • Reference: MALD/21/140429
  • Published: Mon 04/01/2021, 14:15 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 01/02/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £59,096 - £64,161 (pro-rata)
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Essex

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Lead Specialist Elections - 6M Fixed Term Contract

About this role

We have an exciting offer for someone to work with our Electoral Services and wider Resources team’s to help lead the planning and delivery of the May 2021 Elections to ensure that all of our electorate receives the best possible service when exercising their democratic rights.

We are looking for an experienced and committed Electoral Services Lead to work with our small, busy and committed Elections team and support our Returning Officer. You will have a delivered successful election’s in the past and ensured they comply with electoral legislation and the performance standards set by the Electoral Commission.

About You

Experience of all aspects of electoral services, both electoral registration and elections and knowledge of electoral legislation and Express software.

Passionate communicator who can inspire, motivate and influence others in order to manage large events and in leading the team to deliver successfully the May 2021 elections.

Flexible and work additional hours including some evenings, weekends and bank holidays during elections and peak canvass periods, but working under pressure and to tight deadlines should not be unfamiliar to you.

For an informal discussion about this position

For more information or an informal chat, please contact Annette Cardy on 01621 875716 or download and read the job description.

To apply

Complete the application form online. CVs will not be accepted.

Please note: All interview notifications will be sent via e-mail. Please ensure you provide an e-mail address so that we can make contact with you.

It is Council policy not to respond to applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview.  Therefore should you not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

Guidance notes for applicants and further documents are available here.

In addition to a competitive salary you will be entitled to participate in the Local Government Pension Scheme, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice car lease scheme and will benefit from free parking. You are also entitled to a discounted local gym membership and payment of one annual professional fee (if applicable). You will also have access to a range of work/life balance policies.

Maldon District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Disclosure and Barring checks will be undertaken according to the responsibilities of the role.

We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, culture and experience. Applicants will be considered regardless of race, sex, disability or marital status.

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