Senior Committee Assistant
Job Title: Senior Committee Assistant
Salary: GBP30,150 per annum
Salary Band: B2
Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency
Number of Posts: 1
Hours: Full time, 36 hours per week
Closing date: midnight on 02/04/2018
Senior Committee Assistants (SCAs) in the Chamber and Committees Team (CCT) are responsible for the day to day administrative management of the committee to which they are assigned. Working as part of a small committee team, SCAs are expected to lead on administrative matters, financial management, organising UK and overseas committee visits, liaising with Members of Parliament and their staff, drafting correspondence, and liaising with the Committee Office's Web and Publications Unit over the committee's website and report publications.
We are recruiting ahead of need as part of our workforce strategy and the post holders may spend a few months on temporary assignments and training, or may be placed immediately with a committee team.
The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:
- Ability to build good relationships and co-operates with others. Removes barriers to effective working relationships.
- Ability to adapt style of communication to meet the needs of the audience, including Members and senior colleagues. Provides clear direction and checks for understanding, to encourage positive outcomes.
- Plans, prioritises and monitors tasks in a systematic and organised way. Good office management skills, including the ability to maintain electronic and paper records.
- Annual leave starting at 28 days pro rata Interest-free season ticket loan Child care voucher scheme Discounted membership of the in-house gym
All applications must be submitted on a House of Commons application form.
More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the job description.