Job title: Senior Adviser (Registration)
Salary: London salary: £40,020 / Outside London salary: £37,254
Fixed term contract until 31 October 2024
Are you interested in joining an organisation and a team that plays a vital role in the democratic process?
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 Electoral Commission is the UK’s registrar for political parties. We are responsible for registering political parties in the UK, and their names, descriptions and emblems for use on ballot papers.
We are also responsible for registering non-party campaigners at elections, and maintain the registers of parties and campaigners throughout the year.
We are recruiting a Senior Adviser to the Party Registration team.
If you have great attention to detail and experience of working in a regulatory environment, and would relish the opportunity to shape our work, then we want to hear from you!
Who we are looking for
You will have excellent prioritisation skills with the ability to manage several different tasks, and organise your workload effectively, with minimal oversight.
You will have experience of resolving queries and relaying information to stakeholders in an accurate and timely manner.
You will have excellent communication skills and be confident dealing with stakeholder queries over the phone.
You will have the motivation and ability to familiarise yourself quickly with the relevant law relating to party and election finance.
You will have great attention to detail and experience of working in a regulatory environment as well as reading and applying legislation.
If you are interested in this role then please download the job description and person specification, before applying online.
Please apply for this role online with a supporting statement showing how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification.
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.
The closing date for applications is 9th October 2022 at 23:59.
We expect interviews to take place on w/c 17th October 2022. We may use video conferencing tools for the interviews. We will confirm details with shortlisted candidates.
We are keen to continuously increase the diversity of our workforce. Applications from Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority candidates are particularly welcomed.