Opportunities

General Info

Council: Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils

County: Based in Aylesbury but with flexible working from home agreement

Salary: SCP 29 – 32, £32,910 –£35,745 (pay award pending), pro rata and depending on the applicant’s qualification and experience

Closing date: 27/10/2021

County Officer

Applications must be returned by 27/10/2021

The current County Officer is retiring so an exciting opportunity has arisen to join a well-established County Association and team based in Aylesbury but with flexible working from home on agreement from the Executive Board.

Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Association of Local councils is a not for profit organisation representing its member councils in the geographical area of Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. Presently we have 95% membership from parish and town councils. The Association represents a diverse range of councils and parish meetings, ranging from rural villages to more urban communities and are committed to finding innovative ways to enhance our service and member benefits.

Details:

  • Role is for 30 per week but full time (37 hours) would be considered.
  • Some evening work necessary, with time off in lieu.
  • Salary: SCP 29 – 32, £32,910 –£35,745 (pay award pending), pro rata and depending on the applicant’s qualification and experience
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Annual Leave in line with the NJC provisions
  • Location – County Hall. Aylesbury but flexible working arrangements will be considered

As County Officer your role will include for example:

  • Advise and support member councils, this will require an understanding of the framework within which local councils work.
  • Liaise with the National Association of Local Councils, Unitary Authorities, and member councils.
  • Organise and deliver training courses via internal and external organisations.
  • Management of a team of two.
  • Servicing BMKALC committees – production of agenda, minutes etc.
  • Financial management of the Association
  • Increase membership of BMKALC

Interviews during week commencing 1 November 2020

Visit BMKALC’s website here for further information.

Job description and person specification available, please phone or email:

Carole Burslem: Carole@bucksalc.gov.uk

County Officer,
BMKALC,
County Hall,
Aylesbury,
Bucks,
HP20 1UA

Please apply either in writing or by email, including a CV and outlining reasons for applying.