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Democratic Services / Governance Officer

Colbern Limited
Closing date
3 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Democratic Services Officer



£20.10 per hour

Our client is looking for an experienced Democratic Services Officer.

Key Tasks and Accountabilities: Democratic Services Officer

(Ideally with Modern.GOV exp)

Proactively support and lead on all aspects of work relating to the Council's decision making structure, including providing advice and support to Members, officers, stakeholders and citizens.

Responsibility to ensure that all decisions are taken in accordance with all legal and constitutional requirements.

Proactively manage and support all aspects of the Member / Officer decision making having regard to local procedures, council policy and best practice.

Advise Members and officers on legal and constitutional requirements of the decision making process and relevant legislation.

Contribute to providing efficient and effective support to all Members.

To lead on supporting all aspects of Cabinet, Council and Committee meetings including preparing reports and agendas, attending meetings to take minutes of the formal proceedings and advising on constitutional requirements.

Lead on advising Members and officers concerning relevant legislation and procedures relating to the remit of individual committees.

To assist the Corporate Governance Manager with the review, development and enhancement of the Council's Constitution to ensure that it meets current legislative requirements and best practice.

PLEASE only apply if you have the necessary skills, experience and expertise. The first part of our recruitment process is to send your CV. Colbern Limited along with our clients are an equal opportunities employer
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