View Vacancy -- Head of Electoral Services

Strategy, Policy & Governance

About Haringey

We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

Haringey Council is a diverse and ambitious borough. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life.


About the role
With the imminent retirement of our Head of Electoral Services we are now recruiting for a new Head of Electoral Services to ensure that all of our electorate receives the best possible service when exercising their democratic rights.
We are looking for an experienced, committed, and ambitious Head of Electoral Services to lead a small, busy and committed Elections team. You will continually deliver efficient electoral services, which comply with electoral registration and election legislation and which meet the performance standards set by the Electoral Commission.


About you

  • Extensive experience of all aspects of electoral services, both electoral registration and elections and substantive knowledge of electoral legislation.
  • Passionate communicator who can inspire, motivate and influence others in order to manage large events and in leading the team to deliver fantastic services and successful projects.
  • Flexible and work additional hours including some evenings, weekends and bank holidays during elections and peak canvass periods, but working under pressure and to tight deadlines should not be unfamiliar to you.

Benefits
Flexible working, 30 days + bank holidays, Excellent pension scheme, plus training opportunities.


Closing date
Monday 19th October 2020

£62,200-£71,900
Full Time
Permanent

 

For further information please contact the Haringey Hub: Resourcinghub@haringey.gov.uk

This opportunity is closed to applications.