Electoral Services Manager – Bolsover

Employer: Bolsover District Council

Salary: £30,470 to £34,672 per annum/Grade 8

Closing Date: 1st February 2019


Job Details and Requirements

  • Fixed Term/Perm/Temp/Casual: Permanent
  • Hours: 37 hours per week (Flexible Start Date)
  • Location: Bolsover District Council, The Arc, High Street, Clowne, S43 4JY
  • Interview Date: To be confirmed

A great opportunity has arisen within the Council’s Elections team at Bolsover District Council.

We require an enthusiastic, motivated people manager with excellent organisational and administrative skills where they will work alongside Elected Members, Senior Officers and Members of the Public.  The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and conducting all Elections, dealing with the Registration of Electors and leading the small elections team and keeping the RO and ERO fully informed.  Duties also include the planning, supervision and co-ordination of the annual canvass and planning and implementation of strategies to raise levels of voter registration.

Candidates for the manager role will need to have up to date and detailed knowledge of Elections Law and Electoral Registration Law including policy and best practice coupled with experience of planning and managing national and combined elections. They will need to be an approachable manager with excellent communication and project management skills and someone who possesses the ability to solve problems whilst having to juggle competing deadlines.

They will hold or be working towards the AEA certificate.

Candidates for this role will need to enjoy working in a busy and challenging environment and have a high level of IT skill with excellent communication and written skills to assist with the planning and conduct of Elections and the Registration of Electors.  The successful candidate will also need to be flexible and be able to work outside normal office hours.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Sarah Sternberg, Joint Governance and Monitoring Officer, (01246) 242414, sarah.sternberg@bolsover.gov.uk

Click here for a copy of the job description and here for the person specification.

Application Pack

If you are interested in this post please go to the Jobs page on the BDC website.

Our preferred method of application is online and CVs will not be accepted. Alternatively, if you do not have access to the internet, you can:

Please return completed application form to HR & OD Shared Service, District Council Offices, 2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S42 6NG by the advertised closing date.

We are striving for diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.