Democratic Services Manager (Deputy Monitoring Officer)

Vacancy Summary
Waverley Borough Council
Starting salary £41,670 F.T.E + Deputy Monitoring Officer Allowance of £1,836 per annum + Golden Hello payment of £3,000
Godalming - Surrey
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Flexible Hours/Full Time/Part Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
09/04/2018 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career, work in a pivotal and high profile corporate role?

Could you put your skills, knowledge and experience to work supporting local democracy?

Do you want to lead and manage an experienced and enthusiastic team all working to support the delivery of excellent services and delivering a programme of ambitious change for local communities?

The Council is seeking to recruit a professional, dynamic and ambitious Democratic Services Manager to work at the heart of the council and support local democracy.

You will lead and manage a team of staff to ensure transparent, informed and high-quality decision-making, acting as a vital link between officers, councillors and members of the public.

We are looking for someone who can work at pace in high profile and sensitive situations and exercise high levels of understanding, ability, judgement and political awareness in order to provide advice, guidance and leadership which will have a bearing on the most critical aspects of the Council’s decision-making, with far-reaching budget, policy and reputational implications.

This post is a full time role. 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.

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications:  9:00am on Monday 9 April 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

How to apply
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