Committee and Executive Support Officer
Location: Maidstone/Working from Home
Closing Date: 27/10/2021
Salary Range: £21,387.00 to £25,269.00 (pro-rata for part-time vacancies)
Part/Full Time: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Working Pattern: Mon-Fri
Due to forthcoming maternity leave, an exciting opportunity has arisen in the Office of the Kent Police and Crime Commissioner (OKPCC) for an individual to undertake the role of Committee and Executive Support Officer. Previous applicants are not eligible to apply.
This is a challenging role that requires the successful candidate to be highly organised and self-motivated.
You will be responsible for arranging and attending committees/meetings and should be able to demonstrate experience in this respect. In conjunction with both senior staff and the administrative support team, you will manage the annual programme of committees/meetings and associated administrative duties, including the provision of accurate and timely minutes and monitoring of actions through to completion.
You will also provide support to both the office and Senior Management Team and be involved in recruiting committee members, processing correspondence and managing Police Appeal Tribunals. Committees/meetings are generally held within Kent or virtually.
The successful candidate will be educated to A Level standard or equivalent (grade C or above). They will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to demonstrate sound analytical thinking and a good knowledge of Microsoft products.
This opportunity would suit a highly motivated and dynamic individual who can bring their wide experience to this critical role within the OKPCC.
This role is advertised as a fixed term contract or secondment opportunity for twelve months from 06.12.21 until 05.12.22. We would welcome applications from individuals interested in flexible working e.g. part-time, job share etc. as well as those seeking a full-time position.
The role requires a level of vetting and background checks. It is also politically restricted.
For further information and to apply, please click here.
It is currently proposed that the Kent Police, Sutton Road site (where the OKPCC is now based) will be sold and all members of staff currently working there will be redeployed to other workplaces and/or required to work in a more agile way. All new staff appointed to roles currently based at Kent Police, Sutton Road after 25 May 2020 and before the closure of the site will be accepting the contract knowing that their workplace will change. They will not be eligible to claim for any additional ‘home to work’ mileage costs or additional public transport costs incurred from the requirement to travel to their new contractual workplace. By applying for this role, you are demonstrating that you accept these conditions. It should be noted however, that the OKPCC will be staying in the Maidstone area and providing certain criteria are met, the role of Committee and Executive Support Officer presents home-based working and flexi-time opportunities.
Interviews/assessments are scheduled for week commencing 15 November but may be subject to change due to business requirements.
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