The Electoral Commission – Senior Adviser – Electoral Guidance

Employer: The Electoral Commission

Salary: £40,969 per annum (London based), £38,316 per annum (Outside London)

Closing Date: Sunday 25 October 2020, 23:45pm

Job Advertisement

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, 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.

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 Sunday 25 October 2020, 23:45pm

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 2 November 2020

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We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.


Please download the job description