Do you want a key management role at the heart of the local democratic process?
Do you have the skills and experience necessary to confidently lead a team to plan and deliver fair, robust and efficient elections?
Are you adept at managing a diverse range of stakeholders, thinking on your feet, and taking an overview but also looking after the detail?
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic individual to join the Electoral Services team at Waverley Borough Council. You will need management experience of registration and successfully planning and delivering elections and be able to engage effectively with a diverse range of customers and stakeholders.
We are looking for someone with a positive and adaptable approach who is innovative and has a meticulous attention to detail but is also able to work to deliver results under pressure. In this role you will work in conjunction with the Returning Officer to plan, manage and conduct Parish, District, County Council, Parliamentary elections and Referenda and will lead the delivery of initiatives which encourage the engagement of local people in the democratic process.
The successful candidate will manage the Electoral Services team, ensuring the delivery of high quality and professional electoral services for the Council. Substantial knowledge of the law and practice relating to Electoral Registration and Elections is key to this role.
This post is a full time permanent role, 37 hours per week. However, all applications will be considered.
For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Robin Taylor, Head of Policy and Governance on 01483 523108.
Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 26th July 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed, during August 2021
We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please