Principal Electoral Services Officer

Job Summary
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
28/01/2022 23:59
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Job Category:
Democratic Services/ Registrars
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Closing date:
28 Jan
Further Information

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council prides itself on being a great place to work where staff are trusted, valued and supported to make a positive contribution at work.

We are looking for someone to provide vital senior support and play a proactive role in the Electoral Services Team. The postholder will have experience in the management of elections and electoral registration and a successful record of planning, prioritizing and producing work of a high standard.

Applicants should have extensive experience in supporting the management and delivery of elections and referenda and be competent in the use of Express Management Software. You will also support the Electoral Services Manager in the day to day operation of Electoral Services in relation to the annual electoral registration canvass; the publication of the electoral register and the maintenance of the electoral register throughout the year ensuring that all statutory requirements are met whilst keeping the strategy to make the register as accurate and complete as possible under review.

We are looking for someone with excellent customer care, IT skills and strong written and oral communication. The postholder should be a personable, committed, individual who is highly organized and used to dealing with difficult situations. They also need to be flexible and work as part of a team to meet tight deadlines.

Some working outside of normal office hours will be required during election periods.
This post has been identified as suitable for flexible working which enables the postholder to work 40% of their working time away from the office with exception of election periods.

We offer an excellent total reward package including a competitive salary, generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement as well as access to a number of additional employee benefits and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

If you would like an informal discussion about the post, please contact Judy Trainer, Electoral Team Leader on (Tel no. 01642 528158)