Electoral Services Manager – Walsall

Employer: Walsall council

Salary: up to £52,213 plus 6K market supplement

Closing Date: 11 July 2022

Job advertisement

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Electoral Services Manager to manage our Electoral Services Team to ensure free, fair elections and referendums take place in accordance with statutory procedures and legislation.

This is a front-line service supporting our citizens and to be successful you will need highly developed communication skills and the ability to build effective relationships at all levels with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

You will be responsible for elections, electoral events, election planning, canvassing and electoral registrations and will need to demonstrate significant knowledge and experience of managing Electoral Services, ideally holding a recognised qualification such as the AEA Diploma.

Managing the service and you team with drive, purpose and enthusiasm is a pre requisite for this role.

On offer is a very competitive salary of up to £52213 and a market supplement payment of £6k (reviewable every 2 years) plus a wide range of employee benefits including:

· Minimum 28 days leave per year (increasing to 33 days with 5 years’ service)

· 9 concessionary days leave

· Flexible working scheme that may provide up to 12 additional leave days per year

· An award winning pension scheme

· A welcoming modern work environment, agile working and updated technology

· Training and development opportunities

Walsall Council is a great place to work and this is a great opportunity for the right person. Is it you?

Contact either Susan Wright – Electoral Services Manager on 07432 460966 or Javed Iqbal – Head of Law on 07737 332642 for an informal chat. Alternatively via email: susan.wright@walsall.gov.uk or javed.iqbal@walsall.gov.uk

Walsall Council continues to transform, driving innovation, agile working, modern workspaces, upgraded technology and the implementation of a wide range of digital solutions ensure we are able to deliver the best possible services for our residents.

We are fully committed to equality of opportunity for our staff and customers and we aim to employ a representative workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

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