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Governance and Democratic Services Manager

  • Location

    East Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £42000 per annum + dependent on experience

  • Consultant:

    Sara Robinson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Sellick Partnership are seeking a Democratic Services and Governance Manager to join a Local Authority based in the Midlands on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will take on a varied workload, and will be required to:

  • Manage the Governance Officers
  • Develop, maintain and improve the Council's governance processes
  • Interpret complex legislation, statutory guidance and the Constitution
  • Complete Community Governance reviews
  • Act as the statutory Scrutiny Officer and advise and lead Scrutiny Panels
  • Provide advice and support to the Democratic Services

The ideal candidate for this unique position will be a proactive and tenacious individual. They will have previous management experience and have excellent knowledge of Democratic and Members' Services in the public sector.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly and growing local authority team.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Sara Robinson in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultants boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

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