EXEC/1489 - CEX/Electoral Services Practice Manager
£38,890 / £43,857

Ballard House Permanent 37 hours per week Grade I (£38,890 - £43,857) per annum

CEX/Electoral Services Practice Manager - Role profile

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team at the heart of the community, which delivers high quality services and puts customers first. It’s a great opportunity for someone with proven operational electoral services and line management experience to lead a high performing team.

The Electoral Services team manages and delivers all electoral and referenda events within the City and administers the Register of Electors. The role will be to manage the team, be responsible for project planning and delivery of all electoral events and ensure that the annual canvass is completed to a high standard.

We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge and experience of working in Electoral Services, who also comes with excellent management capabilities.

You must hold or working towards achieving the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) Certificate in Electoral Administration.

The role:
Under the guidance of the Head of Electoral Services, lead on the operational planning and administration of Elections and Referenda and Statutory Reviews.

Lead the continuing development and deployment of professional and technical expertise in the Chief Executive’s department, whilst actively managing and operational service through the Specialist hub within the Corporate Business Support Unit.

Responsible for effective and coordinated tasking and performance management of the tasks/work done by the Business Support Unit for the Cabinet, Shadow Cabinet, elected members, Democratic and Governance Services and the LM’s civic team.

Responsible for the management and administration of statutory School Appeal panels.

Along with the Registration, Data and Performance Manager, be responsible for the staff in the electoral services section, including training, development and performance management.

Please be aware that this role requires working outside of normal hours in particular in the run up to an election. You will also need a driving licence and access to a car.

This is a politically sensitive role and as such you will be expected to work impartially with all political parties.

This role is not suitable for flexible working due to the needs of the service.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Glenda Favor-Ankersen, Head of Electoral Services, glenda.favor-ankersen@plymouth.gov.uk.

Closing date: Tuesday 19 October 2021
Vacancy Description
Ballard House Permanent 37 hours per week Grade I (£38,890 - £43,857) per annum
 
CEX/Electoral Services Practice Manager - Role profile

This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team at the heart of the community, which delivers high quality services and puts customers first. It’s a great opportunity for someone with proven operational electoral services and line management experience to lead a high performing team.

The Electoral Services team manages and delivers all electoral and referenda events within the City and administers the Register of Electors. The role will be to manage the team, be responsible for project planning and delivery of all electoral events and ensure that the annual canvass is completed to a high standard.

We are looking for someone with extensive knowledge and experience of working in Electoral Services, who also comes with excellent management capabilities.

You must hold or working towards achieving the Association of Electoral Administrators (AEA) Certificate in Electoral Administration.

The role:
Under the guidance of the Head of Electoral Services, lead on the operational planning and administration of Elections and Referenda and Statutory Reviews.

Lead the continuing development and deployment of professional and technical expertise in the Chief Executive’s department, whilst actively managing and operational service through the Specialist hub within the Corporate Business Support Unit.

Responsible for effective and coordinated tasking and performance management of the tasks/work done by the Business Support Unit for the Cabinet, Shadow Cabinet, elected members, Democratic and Governance Services and the LM’s civic team.

Responsible for the management and administration of statutory School Appeal panels.

Along with the Registration, Data and Performance Manager, be responsible for the staff in the electoral services section, including training, development and performance management.

Please be aware that this role requires working outside of normal hours in particular in the run up to an election. You will also need a driving licence and access to a car.

This is a politically sensitive role and as such you will be expected to work impartially with all political parties.

This role is not suitable for flexible working due to the needs of the service.

For an informal discussion regarding this position please contact Glenda Favor-Ankersen, Head of Electoral Services, glenda.favor-ankersen@plymouth.gov.uk.

Closing date: Tuesday 19 October 2021