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Vacancy Details

Group Executive (Conservative)

West Berkshire Council
From £34728 to £40876 pro rata per annum (Grade J)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Part Time
29.6 hours per week. Working pattern is Monday to Thursday.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/04/2021 at 23:59 PM
West Berkshire Council

Interested in Local Politics? 

This part time, fixed term post is a unique opportunity to work closely with local elected members in supporting them with delivery of their strategy and ambitions within the context of a local authority

The Group Executive will provide a wide range of high level strategic and administrative assistance to the Leader and other Members of the Conservative Group.  

They will be required to undertake research and analysis and investigate matters to assist the Group in policy formulation and will be responsible for the preparation of reports, position and briefing papers on emerging Government legislation and local policies for discussion and consideration by the Group. 

Political awareness, professionalism, and the ability to work on own initiative to tight deadlines is essential to this role. 

This role has been identified as public facing in accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2017; the requirement to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in English applies. 

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 28 days per annum rising to a maximum of 33 days. 

To find out more about this diverse and challenging role call Stephen Chard on 01635 519462. 

Interviews will take place w/c 3rd May 

This is a fixed term post until 31st May 2023 – Funding limited project

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

How to apply

Please complete an online application form. 

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