Senior Executive Officer

Favourite City of Edinburgh Council
Ref no: EDN06415
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
Sub-category: Chairperson (Managerial/Executive)

Job Description


Senior Executive Officer
Waverley Court

Salary: £34,234 - £40,903
Hours: 36


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