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Reference: 86712

Date Added: 15 November 2022
Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Job Title: Office Manager

Working For: Dr Kieran Mullan MP (Crewe and Nantwich)

Location: Crewe and Nantwich

Salary: £30,000 to £35,000

Length of Contract: Initially 12 months fixed term

Job Details

Dr Kieran Mullan MP is looking to recruit an Office Manager for his constituency office, in Crewe.

The Office Manager will be responsible for line management of staff in the constituency, as well as supporting with casework enquiries.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the office team, ensuring accurate personnel record are kept and notifying IPSA of contractual changes as necessary.
  • Supporting and managing the recruitment of staff for the MP's office.
  • Identifying training opportunities and ensuring the office team maintain and develop knowledge of relevant legislation where appropriate.
  • Ensuring the office is fully equipped.
  • Managing the office budget, keeping the MP informed of all relevant financial matters and liaising with IPSA on office finance.
  • Keeping abreast of security guidance and liaise with external bodies as appropriate.
  • Management of complex cases.
  • Ensuring that all cases and decisions are properly documented, with clear notes and explanations.
  • Assisting with surgeries and other meetings as appropriate.
  • Oversight and management of local projects.

There may be a requirement for the role holder to work outside of normal working hours, but overtime or lieu time will be offered for this.

Person Specification:

  • Sympathetic to the aims of the Conservative Party.
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise a demanding workload, to meet deadlines.
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills, and pays attention to detail.
  • A positive can do attitude.
  • It would be desirable, if the candidate has worked for an MP previously or in a similar role.
  • Has a full clean driver's licence.

Closing Date: 30 November 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Applications close at midday on the closing date. Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis and we may appoint before the closing date. We may also ask you to complete an 'in-tray' exercise prior to interview.

Application Details

Interested applicants should email their CV (no more than two sides) and a short covering letter (no more than one side) detailing why you are suitable for the role to Natalie Fenton, Kieran's Senior Caseworker, at natalie.fenton@parliament.uk with the subject heading "[insert name]: Office Manager Application".

Website: https://www.drkieranmullan.org.uk/

Additional Notes