Team Leader – Electoral Services – South Holland District Council

Employer: South Holland District Council

Salary: £30,296 - £33,945 + market supplement of £5,000 per annum

Closing Date: 10 March 2024

Job advertisement

Do you have experience working within an electoral services environment, and are ready to take the next step up to a Team Leader role or perhaps you have previous leadership experience in electoral services and are looking for a new opportunity?

If so, here at South Holland District Council, we are recruiting for an Electoral Services Team Leader to join our small friendly Democratic Services team. You will join our team of dedicated electoral professionals and assist the Democratic Services Manager in the effective delivery of elections and electoral registration.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced electoral administrator who is looking to take the next progression within their career, or for an established Team Leader to pursue an opportunity within our organisation.

You will provide operational support to the Democratic Services Manager so organisational skills are key! We are looking for an experienced individual who will lead in strategic and operational electoral registration activities and the conduct of elections.

What we need from you:

  • Fully qualified in an appropriate qualification or significant experience of full range of Electoral Services function.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Electoral Services processes
  • Previous working experience of dealing with the public and elected members.
  • Excellent communication and a good eye for detail.
  • Ability to work flexibly and in high pressure situations to deadlines.

Qualifications are desirable as in house training will be provided if you hold previous relevant experience.

BENEFITS: We offer excellent terms and conditions of employment including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme, 23.8% employer contribution
  • Generous annual leave scheme +option to buy more
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Benefits Platform including retail, holiday, and leisure discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme*
  • Flu Jabs
  • Free Eye Test voucher
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Flexible Working Policy
  • Agile Working Policy*
  • Car mileage reimbursement*
  • Excellent career progression and training opportunities
  • Long Service Recognition*

*Certain restrictions may apply

ABOUT US: Boston Borough Council, East Lindsey District Council and South Holland District Council have formed the South & East Lincolnshire Councils Partnership.  The largest Council Partnership in the country. Since October 2021, the Partnership Councils have been working closely to deliver improved services to the communities in the sub-region and already there have been many positive outcomes.

Over time, it is envisaged that services will become formally shared across the three Councils creating the opportunity for colleagues to be involved in new and innovate areas of work.

If you are interested in having a confidential conversation about the role, please contact Rhonda Booth, Democratic Services Manager on 07867 464450.

The Council is committed to supporting applicants and employees with a disability or long-term health condition and has committed to be a Disability Confident employer.

 The Council is committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment and has committed to the Age Friendly Employer and Menopause Workplace pledges as well as the Armed Forces Covenant.  In signing these pledges the Council is affirming its support for colleagues.

 The Council is proud to offer equal opportunities to all qualified applicants regardless of age, cultural background, disability, gender, identity, marital status, nationality, political belief, race, veteran status, religious or sexual orientation.

The Council reserves the right to change the closing date, depending on application numbers. Interviews may be arranged virtually/ in person when suitable candidates apply which may be prior to the closing date.

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