Senior Executive OfficerFavourite
|Closes:||Tuesday, 27th March 2018|
|Published:||Tuesday, 13th March 2018|
|Location:||Waverley Court 4 East Market Street|
|Salary:||£34,234 - £40,903 per year|
|Hours:||36.00 hours per week|
|Contract Type:||Fixed Term|
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Organisation:||City of Edinburgh Council|
|Category:||Managerial / Executive|
Senior Executive Officer
Salary: £34,234 - £40,903
Senior Executive Officer (working with the Labour Group) Secondment
The role wil provide professional business support to the Group Leader and office-bearers, undertaking research, preparing background information and briefing papers and drafting correspondence and motions across the full range of the Council’s responsibilities.
As the Labour Group form part of the Capital Coalition Administration, the post requires an understanding of the political management arrangements and a sensitivity towards elected members’ needs and to wider political and departmental issues.
To do this, you will be in contact with the Chief Executive, Executive Directors, Heads of Service and other senior staff, the media and key contacts in other organisations providing public services in the City. You will also manage the staff in the Group office and help to support and co-ordinate the activities of Service and Policy Advisers supporting the Administration.
This will be a secondment until febuary 2020. In this role, you will gain direct experience of the Council’s political environment and the opportunity to develop relevant personal skills and sensibilities. You will also gain broader understanding of the interrelationships between Council policies and services and make contacts with key representatives and influencers.
For an informal discussion on the role of Senior Executive Officer, you are welcome to contact Gavin King on 529 4239
Interviews week beginning 2nd April
Closing Date: 27 March 2018