View Vacancy -- Democratic Services and Scrutiny Manager
About the Role
To manage the democratic services function, the council scrutiny function, the Mayoral service and the political assistant roles. This includes managing the Council’s executive and non-executive decision-making processes and the related interaction with members and senior officers.
You will be an experienced and innovative Council Committee administrator capable of managing relations authoritatively with council members and senior staff. You will be capable of operating successfully under pressure and have excellent political sensitivity skills. You will have attention to detail and the skills to develop the Democratic Services and Scrutiny functions and other functions encompassed by this role within the current environment of budgetary restraints.
For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Bernie Ryan, Assistant Director of Corporate Governance and Monitoring Officer on 020 8489 3974.
Closing Date: Thursday 27th February 2020
- Ability to drive the service's e-democracy and e-government responsibilities and develop the service so that it becomes less paper based.
- Ability to devise and manage a member training programme to ensure members are able to function properly in their roles.