Date Added: 11 September 2019
: 18 September 2019
Job Title: Interim Cabinet Support Officer
Working For: London Borough of Hackney
Salary: £18.61 per hour
This role is a temporary position for approximately 8 weeks, pending successful recruitment to the permanent vacancy. If you have an interest in applying for the permanent vacancy further details can be found here https://recruitment.hackney.gov.uk/vacancy/cabinet-support-officer-2/
We are looking for an interim Cabinet Support Officer for a short period. You will be responsible for delivering a seamless and high quality support service to the Mayor (Philip Glanville, the directly elected Labour Mayor of Hackney) and his Cabinet. This is a wide-ranging and challenging role responsible for managing multiple diaries, meetings, briefing requests and correspondence on a daily basis. Whilst working in this politically sensitive environment, the role will also require you to work closely with members and officers across all parts of the organisation.
You will need to be a highly motivated, proactive individual with strong organisational and communication skills. Experience of working under pressure in a political environment and at a high level is desirable. You must have experience in independently carrying out duties effectively and in a manner which respects confidentiality and data protection. You must also have experience in independently carrying out duties effectively. Good knowledge and understanding or experience in a political or local government environment is desirable but not essential.
Hackney is London's most diverse, dynamic borough. Reaching from the Square Mile to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, this is an area of rapid economic growth, particularly in technology, media, fashion and other creative industries. Hackney has more green spaces than any other inner London borough; some of the capital's finest schools; first class transport connections; excellent public services; and thriving arts, cultural and retail sectors. We seek people with ambition, creativity and commitment to ensure our economic growth provides benefits for everyone and creates opportunities to transform the lives of residents.
Closing Date: 18 September 2019
This is an interim post so we may appoint before the closing date if the right candidate is found.
The successful candidate must be available to start work during w/c 23 September 2019.
To apply for the post, please send a CV and cover letter to Tessa Mitchell, Mayor & Cabinet Support Manager at Tessa.Mitchell@hackney.gov.uk
Due to large volume of application we are not able to reply all the candidates. So if you don't hear from us within two weeks, please consider that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.