An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the Elections Team, ensuring the delivery of high quality and professional electoral services for the Council. The successful post-holder will organise and conduct all local and parliamentary elections, other polls or referenda in accordance with legislation and under the overall direction of the Returning Officer. He/she will also manage the preparation of the Register of Electors.
The successful candidate must have the ability to work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines for prolonged periods in advance of elections, have excellent organisational and prioritisation skills and the ability to manage staff well. He/she will need to have a strong understanding of the legal procedures and regulations relating to elections, good IT skills and attention to detail. Due to the nature of the role, at peak periods particularly leading up to elections, working additional hours may be required.
For an informal chat about this position please contact Mario Leo, Corporate Head of law and Governance on 01932 425640.
Please apply online at www.surreyjobs.info Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment on the website. If it is difficult for you to apply online please contact Human Resources, Email: email@example.com or Telephone: 01932 425517.
CVs will not be considered. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Please provide an email address where possible as you may be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview.
Closing Date: Tuesday 14 November 2017 at Midnight
Interviews to be held on Wednesday 29 November 2017