View Vacancy -- Cabinet Support Officer
We’re looking for a talented and enthusiastic person to join the Leader and Cabinet Support Team. Working at the corporate centre of one of the most exciting and diverse boroughs in London, you will support and advise Members in Haringey, helping them deliver for our residents and meet the aims and ambitions of the council.
As part of a small and focused team, you will work closely with Cabinet Members providing a range of administrative support such as diary management, coordinating meetings and forward planning.
The role will also enable the right candidate to develop their skills in a range of fields such as communications, policy, governance and stakeholder management.
You will also have the opportunity to provide advice related to Cabinet Members’ portfolios, write briefings and speeches. The successful candidate will be an important point of contact in helping to build and maintain relationships between councillors, senior officers, residents and key partners.
This post is politically restricted.
Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd May 2019
- Educated to degree level
- Experience of working directly with councillors or elected politicians in a demanding and politically-led environment is desirable.
- Excellent communication skills are vital, along with the ability to deal with a wide range of people, build strong working relationships and manage the unexpected.
- You will be able to grasp complex issues quickly and provide concise and detailed briefings and advice. Enthusiastic and motivated, you will be confident managing a large and varied workload, and work well both on your own and with a team.
This opportunity is closed to applications.