DBR03810 Democratic Service Manager

  • Temp to Perm
  • , YO17

Local Government, Public Sector

An opportunity has arisen for a Democratic Services Manager – To supports and promotes effective and efficient governance arrangements and strategic planning processes. Comprising of commissioned and directly delivered services, all of which must operate to the highest standards:

Working directly with the Strategic Management Board ensuring the production of clear and meaningful performance management information that effectively monitors the progress of delivery of the areas of responsibility under this post:

Qualification – Essential

GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent) in English Language and Mathematics
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Advanced information management database user
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel, Outlook & social Media
To APPLY for this position candidates MUST possess the following skills and experience
Extensive knowledge and understanding of local government and the areas of responsibility
Current and in-depth knowledge of governance and related national policy and strategies
Extensive knowledge and commitment to quality customer-focussed services and the benefits that flow from a corporate approach to service delivery and organisational growth
In-depth awareness, knowledge and adherence to Information Governance/Data Protection principles
Enhanced problem solving, strategic and analytical thinking skills to provide creative and fit for purpose solutions to problems and make a corporate impact
Excellent understanding of the political context at a local, regional and national level and the ability to operate sensitively and efficiently within a political environment
Ability to deliver clear advice on governance matters to senior managers, Elected Members and partners
Demonstrative record of achieving and delivering services judged to be good or outstanding
Ability to work collaboratively, as part of a wider senior leadership group, driving forward organisational performance
Ability to build, maintain and influence effective working relationships and at a strategic level both internally and externally with key stakeholders and partners
Ability to develop, assess and plan for future need with a focus on continuous improvement and securing links to corporate priorities/objectives
Strong experience of Budget and staff management
Enhanced ability to prioritise and manage competing priorities
Highly developed written, presentation and interpersonal skills
Ability to lead, manage and motivate services/teams in a challenging and changing environment
Highly developed programme and project management skills
Able to provide Three Years of references – essential
Enhanced DBS on the update system – essential
To apply for this role, candidates need a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy

Ref: DBR03810
Job Title: Democratic Services Manager
Salary: 20.62 per hour PAYE
Location: North Yorkshire
Hours: 38 hours per week
Duration: Min 3 months with an extension on performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.