Member for the Boundary Commission for England - local government experience is desirable

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£505.50 for a full day
Posted
08 Jan 2019
Closes
31 Jan 2019
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

MEMBER OF THE BOUNDARY COMMISSION FOR ENGLAND

Commencing 1 July 2019: it is desirable for candidates to have a background in a local government, planning or public administration context.

Appointment code: BCEAP2019-02

The Boundary Commission for England is an advisory Non-Departmental Public Body funded by the Cabinet Office. The Commission is required to keep the Parliamentary constituencies in England under review.

This is an outstanding opportunity to sit on a high profile commission that plays an important role in shaping electoral boundaries in England. As a member, you will review Parliamentary constituencies and reach reasoned conclusions about recommendations on boundaries.  You must be a strong analytical thinker with excellent evaluation and reasoning skills. With a commitment to work in an independent and politically neutral manner; you will also be required to declare any potential conflict of interest. You should also understand the different tiers of local and central government and the services they provide.

Remuneration is currently £505.50 for a full day; reasonable expenses will also be paid.

The Cabinet Office is committed to providing equal opportunities. The principles of fair and open competition will apply and appointments will be made on merit.

For more information on how to apply for this role, please visit the Centre for Public Appointments website via the link provided below. The closing date for receipt of applications is 31 January 2019. Application forms received after this date will not be considered. It is expected that interviews will be held in March for this role.

This Boundary Commission for England Member vacancy is one of two vacancies available. For the other vacancy, it is highly desirable for candidates to have professional legal experience, ideally in a local government, planning or public administration context. To access the information pack for these posts or to apply for either vacancy, please visit the Centre for Public Appointments website via the link provided.

If you need any further assistance in applying for this role or would like an alternative format of the information pack, please contact bcememberappointments@cabinetoffice.gov.uk or 0207 271 0888.

Closing date: 31 January 2019.