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Head of Democratic and Member Services

  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: WMBC/19/94445
  • Published: Fri 05/04/2019, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/05/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week.
  • Salary: £61,996 to £64,776
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Merseyside

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36 hours per week

 

About Wirral

Big changes. No excuses. That's what we're delivering at Wirral Council. We've got ambitious targets to meet by 2020. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities.

 

Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place.  It is a fantastic place to live, work and visit.

 

We are a supportive employer who will provide flexible and agile working opportunities but demands the very best.

 

About the role

In this role, you'll develop and lead the Council's services for Elected Members, including strategies and plans for individual Members to engage stakeholders, directly supporting them in community development and delivery of our 'Wirral together' strategies. You will also lead our executive, committee and decision-making services, electoral administration and civic services, ensuring modern and effective delivery.

 

About you

We are looking for someone who can manage complex stakeholder environments with confidence and credibility. You'll need to have significant experience in providing Democratic, Electoral and Scrutiny Services to a local authority, including knowledge of 'current thinking' and approaches relating to strategic planning, corporate governance and democratic engagement. Your experience should include change management, strategic development and performance improvement.

 

Above all you will be looking to improve the way we engage with our residents and customers to ensure they are at the heart of everything we do. If you would like a confidential conversation, please contact Philip McCourt, Director of Governance and Assurance on 01516918569.

 

No holding back. No excuses. Just change Wirral. Sound like you? Click below and tell us why. Bring it on.

 

Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.

Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.

Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

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  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: WMBC/19/94445
  • Published: Fri 05/04/2019, 16:50 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 17/05/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.00 hours per week.
  • Salary: £61,996 to £64,776
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Merseyside

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