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Reference: 60279

Date Added: 10 April 2017
Closing Date: 24 April 2017

Job Title: Office Manager/Chief of Staff

Working For: Therese Coffey MP (Suffolk Coastal)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Job Details

I am recruiting for the position of Office Manager/Chief of Staff, based in my busy Westminster office. You will be responsible for managing a small team and therefore previous people management experience is essential.

You will be responsible for ensuring all office operations run smoothly. Will be required to attend meetings on my behalf with senior stakeholders and drive forward constituency campaigns, including ad hoc research.

Desired skills
This role requires someone who can manage people, work independently, manage time well, work to tight deadlines and has confidence to initiate connections.
· Excellent communication skills, written and oral
· Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
· Ability to assess, analyse and precis large volumes of information quickly
· Ability to prioritise different projects and work to tight deadlines
· Ability to work under pressure
· Ability to work independently and in a small team

Candidates must possess excellent organisational, IT and strong communication skills.

Candidates should be sympathetic to the aims and values of the Conservative Party.

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: 24 April 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews and appointment may start before closing date. Initial interviews will be by phone.
Start date to be negotiated but during the month of May.

Application Details

Please send CV and letter to therese.coffey.mp@parliament.uk marked JOB APPLICATION in the subject header or by post to House of Commons. Include in your letter your telephone number and times that you can/cannot be called. Please state salary expectations in the letter.

Applications via email should receive an automatic reply to confirm receipt. You will be contacted again if we wish to invite you for an interview.

For further information, contact Phil on 0207 219 7164 or email therese.coffey.mp@parliament.uk.

Website: http://www.theresecoffey.co.uk

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