Wednesday , February 8 2023

Swindon Council Careers – Committee Officer

Website Swindon Borough Council

Job Description:

Are you interested in putting the people of Swindon at the heart of everything you do? Can you work in a fast-paced environment with Councillors and Senior Officers who are ambitious for Swindon?

Being a Committee Services Officer will require you to manage Cabinet, regulatory and Overview and Scrutiny functions. You will also provide committee administration services, staff the education appeals and work closely with colleagues at all levels to ensure the support of Councillors and officers is of the highest standard.

We need someone with experience in a democratic services environment, or a fast learner with similar skills. Educated to degree level or with equivalent relevant experience, you will be a confident individual with excellent work prioritisation capabilities. You will have research, analysis and communication skills and the confidence to support committees and other meetings. You will also provide enhanced support for overview and scrutiny.

You will be dynamic and flexible in your approach and enjoy working in a demanding environment. You will be part of a highly effective and capable team, which supports for the local authority’s governance in respect of decision making processes.

The successful candidate will be required to work some unsociable hours to clerk evening meetings (after 18.00 for which flexi time is accrued), usually at the Civic Offices and occasionally at external venues in the borough.

You will need to demonstrate excellent organisation skills, be adept at diary management and capable of foreseeing and dealing with deadlines. You must also have the skills needed to manage and lead. Experience of Modern.gov/Issue Manager, webcasting systems (such as Microsoft Live-Events), remote meeting technology (such as Microsoft Teams) and Microsoft Office is desirable.

Candidates must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act – for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

Job Details:

Company: Swindon Borough Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Wanborough, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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