Senior Adviser – Electoral Guidance Reform – The Electoral Commission

Employer: The Electoral Commision

Salary: £44,525 per annum (London), £41,642 per annum (Outside London)

Closing Date: 22 February 2024

Job advertisement

Job Title: Senior Adviser – Electoral Guidance Reform

Directorate: Electoral Administration and Guidance

Contract: Full Time; Permanent

Salary: £44,525 per annum (London), £41,642 per annum (Outside London)

Location: Flexible – London office or Home based

The Electoral Commission is the independent body that regulates party and election finance, sets standards for well-run elections and encourages people to register to vote.

Job Description

To support the Commission’s work on the development and co-ordination of our guidance and advice on electoral practice issues arising from new legislation, we are recruiting for a Senior Adviser to join our Electoral Guidance team.

Role Requirements

The role provides an opportunity to join a dedicated and enthusiastic team responsible for the development of resources to support the increased efficiency and effectiveness of electoral management and registration services across the UK. The successful applicant will also be responsible for the provision of high quality, consistent and timely advice to supporting staff in the Commission’s offices in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and across England.

This is an exciting time to join the Guidance team, with the opportunity to use your electoral expertise to play a key role in improving and modernising our current written guidance suite and providing first-rate advice.

 The Electoral Commission offers excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements (dependent on scheme rules) which include a valuable range of benefits.

More information and how to apply

If you are interested in this role please visit our website; to download the job description and person specification, before applying online.

The closing date for applications is Thursday, 22 February 2024 at 23.59.

 Interviews will be held week commencing 04 March 2024.

 We would like to continuously increase the diversity of our employees. Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates are particularly welcomed.

We may use video conferencing tools for the interviews. We will confirm details with shortlisted candidates.

Please contact Charlotte Griffiths –, if you have any queries.

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