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Reference: 54061

Date Added: 23 December 2015
Closing Date: 6 January 2016

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Working For: Sadiq Khan MP (Tooting)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales. Dependent on experience. Successful applicant will be paid at least the London Living Wage

Length of Contract:

Job Details

I am looking for a full-time Administrative Officer to work in both Westminster and Tooting on a fixed-term contract ending on 31st March 2016.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and conscientious individual with excellent communication skills, with experience and a good knowledge of the political process.

Key responsibilities will be:

• Opening and dispatching mail
• Diary management
• Assisting with arrangements for events (non-political)
• Responding to enquiries by telephone and e mail, passing on queries to other team members/MP as appropriate
• Providing administrative support in relation to MPs' expenses scheme
• Handling administrative arrangements for meetings with members of the public/MP surgeries
• Photocopying, filing, record-keeping and typing correspondence
• Liaising with external suppliers when required regarding office supplies

Skills required:

• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Ability to liaise effectively with constituents, Members of Parliament, Ministerial Departments, external organisations, local, national and international media
• Ability to work unsupervised but as part of the team
• Research and writing skills
• Proficient use of Microsoft Office including Word and Outlook
• Ability to prioritise heavy workload in busy environment and meet deadlines

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.

Closing Date: 6 January 2016

Interview/Start Dates

Closing for all applications is midday. Shortlisted applicants will be notified on 8th January. Interviews will take place week commencing 11th January, with the successful applicant starting on Monday 18th January 2016.

Application Details

Applicants should send a letter of application and CV to: Joy Adeyemo, Office of Sadiq Khan MP, House of Commons, Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA or by email to joy.adeyemo@parliament.uk.

Further details are available by calling 020 7219 5820.

Website: http://sadiqkhan.nationbuilder.com/

Additional Notes