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[CLOSED] Office Manager for Katherine Fletcher MP (South Ribble)

Job Description

Katherine Fletcher MP is looking to recruit an experienced Office Manager to be part of a team making a real impact for the people of South Ribble.

This demanding role will involve you working closely with Katherine to deliver her priorities for her constituents. You will be heavily involved in all aspects of Parliamentary life and will have responsibility for coordinating the team’s busy workload.

This role would suit someone highly organised, able to support and motivate a team, confident in acting on their own initiative, able to prioritise a busy workload, and able to demonstrate good political nous.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Provide high quality, efficient and effective support to the MP
  • Lead a highly professional administrative support function for the MP’s office
  • Supervise the office team, including overseeing training and development
  • Oversee budgets and keep MP informed of all relevant financial matters
  • Engage professionally, confidentially and with care and integrity with members of the public, organisations in the constituency and constituents through a variety of methods
  • Take ownership of complex casework
  • Monitor incoming calls, face to face enquiries, emails and social media enquiries
  • Ensure records are kept and information managed confidentially in line with the data protection legislation
  • Liaise with House of Commons authorities and external bodies; including Government Ministers and other senior stakeholders
  • Horizon-scanning, anticipate what advice or action may be required; proactively identify problems and resolve them

Requirements:

  • Experience working as a senior administrator and team manager
  • A genuine interest in helping constituents
  • Ability to lead and motivate a team
  • A highly motivated staff member, with a positive can-do attitude and ability to work independently and collectively as part of a small team
  • Outstanding written and verbal skills, with keen attention to detail
  • An interest in current affairs, local and national politics

This is a full time role, based either in Westminster or South Ribble. Hybrid working available for the right candidate.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Submit your CV & Covering Letter for [CLOSED] Office Manager for Katherine Fletcher MP (South Ribble)

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Salary: Inline with IPSA payscales (up to £50,310 dependant on location)
Interviews / Start Date: Interviews will take place on a rolling basis
Application Closing Date: Ongoing until the right candidate is appointed
Application Details:

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter. Please be clear about which location you are available to work from.

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