Date Added: 24 November 2017
: 10 December 2017
Job Title: Registration Adviser
Working For: Electoral Commission
Are you interested in joining an organisation playing a vital role in the democratic process? It has been a busy time at the Electoral Commission, with a number of significant electoral events having taken place over the last 18 months and a number of planned electoral events in 2018 and onwards. Now is a really exciting time to be joining The Electoral Commission and an opening has arisen for a Registration Adviser to join the Regulation team in the Political Finance and Regulation Directorate.
If you have great attention to detail and experience of working in a regulatory environment, and would relish the opportunity to be part of the team providing guidance to stakeholders about the registration process then we want to hear from you!
The Commission maintains and publishes registers of political parties, non-party campaigners and other organisations involved in political finance. You will be providing advice and guidance to our stakeholders in relation to the Commission’s registration function.
You will be responsible for assessing and processing registration applications from political parties and other regulated entities, and ensuring that the registers are accurate and up to date. You will also liaise with representatives from political parties and other stakeholders about their registered entries and applications where necessary.
You will become familiar with and have regard to the Political Parties, Elections and Referendums Act 2000 (PPERA) in undertaking your role, including applying the law to registration applications and queries from stakeholders.
Who we are looking for
• You will have experience of resolving queries and relaying information to stakeholders in an accurate and timely manner.
• You will have excellent communication skills and be confident dealing with stakeholder queries over the phone.
• Experience of updating and maintaining databases with accuracy when recording information.
• You will have the motivation and ability to familiarise yourself with the relevant law relating to party and election finance.
• You will have excellent prioritisation skills with the ability to manage several different tasks and organise your workload effectively.
• You will have great attention to detail and experience of working in a regulatory environment.
The Electoral Commission offers excellent terms and conditions, including flexible working hours and the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements (dependent on scheme rules) which include a valuable range of benefits.
Closing Date: 10 December 2017
Interviews to take place 20th December 2017 for a start date end of January.
If you are interested in this role please visit our website; http://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/jobs to download the job description and person specification, before applying online.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.