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[CLOSED] Office Manager for Sir Geoffrey Cox QC MP (Torridge and West Devon)

Job Description

Sir Geoffrey Cox QC MP is looking to recruit an Office Manager to be part of his constituency team.  

The ideal candidate will be an experienced administrator, who is highly motivated, comfortable leading the team and able to prioritise a busy workload.  

This role requires a flexible and can-do attitude and the ability to deal sensitively and empathetically with constituents and casework. Applicants should have an awareness of the constituency and be sympathetic with the values of the Conservative party. 

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 
  • 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 
  • 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 

Benefits: 

• Competitive salary within IPSA pay-scales £30,000-47,389 

• Generous employer contribution pension scheme 

• 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) 

• Access to training and professional development opportunities 

• Employee Assistance Programme 

This is a full-time role, Monday–Friday, on an initial 6-month contract with a view to being made permanent. The successful candidate will be ideally based in the West Devon area.   

Submit your CV & Covering Letter for [CLOSED] Office Manager for Sir Geoffrey Cox QC MP (Torridge and West Devon)

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Salary: Within IPSA pay-scales £30,000-47,389 
Interviews / Start Date: Interviews will be arranged on a rolling basis and an appointment may be made ahead of the closing date; early applications encouraged.
Application Closing Date: 31st July 2022
Application Details:

Please submit your CV and cover letter using the form on this page.

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