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Electoral Services Manager

Employer
Wyre Borough Council
Location
Poulton-Le-Fylde, Lancashire
Salary
£39,186 - £42,403
Closing date
11 Apr 2024

This is an excellent short-term opportunity to join the Governance Team at Wyre Council working as the Council’s Electoral Services Manager. Your main role will be to manage and deliver all electoral processes, including the administration and organisation of all electoral processes including Parish, Local, County, Parliamentary, European and the Police and Crime Commissioner elections. The postholder will also manage and oversee the annual canvas and the mayoralty service. 

Due to this being a short-term placement (minimum six months), the successful applicant will be expected to hit the ground running and therefore have extensive knowledge and experience of the electoral processes of a Local Government electoral function and also have extensive experience of the use of the Xpress Elections and Electoral Registration IT system or a similar system.

The postholder must have worked at a managerial level before or feel they are capable of working at this level and are looking for a short-term opportunity, for example a temporary secondment.

The postholder must have excellent personal communication, both verbal and written and have the ability to work unsupervised at pace but with accuracy and often to tight conflicting deadlines.

In return we can offer you a salary up to £42,403, 24 days annual leave rising to 29 days subject to length of service (pro rata), great work life balance with flexible working arrangements, employer pension contribution of 15.8%, free onsite parking, discounted gym membership, access to occupational health and wellbeing services, extensive training and development opportunities and a supportive workplace culture that allows you to develop and grow.

How to apply

A career in local government can be very rewarding, offering a variety of roles and opportunities for personal and professional development.

Wyre Council offers this development through many of its career paths.

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