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Reference: 69733

Date Added: 5 February 2019
Closing Date: 15 February 2019

Job Title: MP Support Services Officer

Working For: IPSA

Location: London

Salary: £27,562.35

Job Details

IPSA is the independent body created in 2009 to regulate and administer MPs’ pay, pensions, business costs and expenses. We are a small organisation working in a high profile and politically sensitive environment. We manage a budget of £170m and are responsible for ensuring transparency and fairness in the way MPs are remunerated. As well as administering MPs’ business costs and expenses, we run the payroll for MPs and their staff – around 4,000 people – and are responsible for setting MPs’ pay and pensions.

We are seeking to appoint two MP Support Services Officers who will act as first point of contact and provide a high-quality service for a group of up to 170 MPs and their staff. The role involves supporting MPs in the administration of the MPs’ Scheme of Business Costs and Expenses in order to ensure compliance with our principles, rules and processes.

This is an exciting opportunity for dynamic, organised and self-motivated individuals seeking an opportunity to work in an organisation currently undergoing transformational change, where every day is different.

We are looking for:

  • Someone with a positive and hardworking attitude who shares our values and is able to work well within a team and also use their own initiative
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Customer service skills and experience
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to effectively present information to key stakeholders and colleagues across the organisation.

We are a high-performing organisation that respects diversity and promotes our values of professionalism, respect, integrity, collaboration & improvement through all the work that we do.

If you would like further information or have any questions about the role please contact Abi Samuels, Deputy Operations Manager on 020 7811 6450.

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Closing Date: 15 February 2019

Interview/Start Dates

We will be inviting candidates to interview upon receipt of applications. The application window may close before the date detailed above if the available positions are filled.

Application Details

If you are interested in applying for this role, please read the full job description and person specification. Please send your CV and a 200 word response to the question ‘why do you think the independent regulation of MP’s expenses is important’ to HR@theipsa.org.uk.

Please indicate where you saw the role advertised.

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

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