This post within the Strategic Support Team offers an ideal opportunity for someone interested in local politics. The Group Executive will be required to provide a wide range of high level strategic and administrative assistance to the Leader, Executive, Chairman and other Members of the Conservative Group.
The ability to work on your own while adhering to tight timescales in a professional and politically aware way is essential to this role. The Group Executive will be required to undertake research and analysis and investigate matters to assist the Group in policy formulation. You will be responsible for the preparation of reports, position and briefing papers on emerging Government legislation and local policies for discussion and consideration by the Group.
This role will give the successful applicant a unique opportunity to work closely with local elected members within the context of a local authority.
This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies.
West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.
Interviews will take place on 09/10/2018.
This is a fixed term role until 31/05/2019 - Time limited project.
Please contact Andy Day on 01635 519459 for an informal chat about this role.