View Vacancy -- Cabinet Support Officer
Cabinet Support Officer
Closing Date: Sunday 21st January 2018
We’re looking for a talented and enthusiastic person to join the Leader and Cabinet Support Team. Working in one of the most exciting and diverse boroughs in London, you will advise and support Labour Cabinet Members in Haringey, helping them deliver for our residents and achieve the aims and ambitions of the council.
As part of a small and focused team, you will work closely with Cabinet Members, providing advice, writing briefings, and helping build and maintain relationships between politicians, residents and key stakeholders. You will also need to coordinate and manage meetings, forward plan, deal with correspondence and support corporate projects.
You will have solid experience of working directly with councillors or elected politicians in a demanding and politically-led environment.
Excellent communication is 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.