Principal Democratic Services Officer - (full time 37 hours, 1-year fixed term contract in the first instance)
£40,876 up to £44,863 inclusive annual salary (full time)
Plus up to 18.5% employer pension contribution
Closing date for applications: Monday 12 April 2021
Interviews are scheduled for w/c: Monday 26 April 2021
St Albans is a unique English Cathedral City with a colourful history which can be seen in the Roman remains and variety of beautiful architecture, heritage sites and conservation areas. Set within green belt, off the M25, A1M and M1 the District includes a cathedral, historic city centre and charming villages. Our refurbished offices are in the city centre near to the station (London St Pancras 20 minutes), shops and restaurants. In short it is a great place to live and work.
We are seeking talented, organised individuals, with appropriate knowledge, skills and experience to join our Democratic Services Team.
You will lead our Democratic Services and Councillor and Mayoral Services teams, ensuring that high performing services are being delivered that meets all relevant standards and regulations. You will be an excellent communicator, with impeccable people skills, diplomacy and astuteness, with a detailed understanding of the legislation, regulations, standards and core disciplines associated with Democratic Services in a Local Government context. You will have strong management skills, be highly organised and flexible, a good team player, and an able project manager.
We offer a competitive package which also includes up to 29.5 days annual leave, pension scheme, reimbursement of professional fees, access to parking, training and development opportunities, flexible working options (including homeworking), leisure and travel discounts and a number of other benefits.
This post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Check.
For an informal discussion, please contact Claire Wainwright, Policy and Communications Manager on 01727 819572.