To provide high quality committee services support for team, its key decision-making bodies and committees and any other board/committees of the authority as required; to provide day-to-day line management of relevant members of the Committee Services Team and Group staff as allocated.
To provide high quality clerking support to the Authority to ensure that the meetings and papers, its key decision-making committees and any other board/committees of the Authority as required are organised and managed to the highest standards
To undertake the full range of related activities including managing work programmes, scheduling of meetings, preparation of reports and agenda, drafting of accurate records of meetings and the provision of support for the scrutiny projects in accordance with the Directorate’s policies and procedures
To provide appropriate and timely procedural and business management advice to the chairs and members of the relevant bodies and senior officers to enable to meet its legal and statutory requirements in respect of its committee procedures and processes, timescales and business planning
To develop and maintain effective working relationships with Member Officers within the Secretariat, Senior Officers within the organisations to ensure appropriate and effective management of Assembly and committee business and continuous improvement in meeting-related activities, ensuring that all relevant people are properly briefed on key issues in advance of meetings. That early warning of issues is provided in a timely and effective manner and to initiate, co-ordinate and monitor action taken to implement decisions of committees and other bodies
To manage relevant members of the Committee Services Team and Group staff as allocated
To provide and/or support for the Committee Services Manager in managing day-to-day committee business, servicing meetings as required, providing staff resource to support meetings across the entire team’s area of responsibilities as required and undertaking such related duties as allocated
Contribute to the development, implementation and management of the governance framework, ensuring that business is conducted in accordance with policies and the Committee Services team’s ISO accredited Quality Management System
Proven track record of success in managing formal committee meetings involving the decision-making processes in a high-profile and/or political organisation
Evidence of ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation
Awareness of current affairs
Proven track record of success in managing staff / teams
If you feel you fit the above criteria or would like more information on this role, please apply today.