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Reference: 60363

Date Added: 13 April 2017
Closing Date: 28 April 2017

Job Title: Parliamentary Assistant

Working For: Anna Soubry MP (Broxtowe)

Location: London

Salary: In line with IPSA pay scales

Job Details

Anna Soubry is looking for a Parliamentary Assistant to work in her Westminster office, full-time, on a permanent basis.

It is essential that the successful candidate has had previous experience of working in Parliament or in a similar role.

The main responsibilities of the role are: researching material, diary management, preparing briefings, liaising with media contacts and assisting with general office administration.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the co-ordination of the diary
  • Undertaking research thoroughly and accurately. Analysing, evaluating and interpreting data on key issues.
  • Drafting Parliamentary Questions, developing a knowledge of relevant legislation and drafting written correspondence on a range of issues.
  • Communicating effectively with both internal and external contacts.
  • Any other duties commensurate with the post and required by the Member.

Experience required:

  • It is essential the applicant has experience working in Parliament as a Parliamentary Assistant/Researcher or similar position.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize a heavy workload, work under pressure and work well as part of a team.
  • Educated to degree level.
  • Competent use of Microsoft Office.
  • 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: 28 April 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Canddidates may be appointed before the closing date.

Application Details

CV and 1 page covering letter to be emailed to sean.coley@parliament.uk. Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Website: http://www.annasoubry.org.uk

Additional Notes