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Job vacancy: Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils


Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils is looking for a deputy chief executive (training & advice) to join their team.


Job title: deputy chief executive (training & advice)
Organisation: Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils
Salary: £30,000+ (pro-rata) depending upon experience
Application deadline: 8 November 2019 (9 am)
Email address:
Phone number: 01162 353 800


Leicestershire & Rutland Association of Local Councils (LRALC) provides member services to local (parish and town) councils across the two counties. As part of LRALC's commitment to improving the first-tier of local government, they have an immediate vacancy for someone to join their small busy team as deputy chief executive with specific oversight of training and advice services to member councils. There will also be responsibilities for other key areas of LRALC service delivery, as well as working closely with and deputising for the chief executive.

You should have:

  • Previous experience of local council law and procedure
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Proven organisation, planning and time management skills
  • Outstanding presentation skills and the ability to encourage and motivate people
  • IT skills and the ability to write clearly and keep accurate records and systems

This exciting new role is a permanent position and will be a key role in helping LRALC to continue to develop and grow its business activities following its transition to a limited company in April 2018. The post comes with attractive terms and conditions, including a workplace pension. The post holder will normally be required to work 30 hours per week, including semi-regular evening and occasional weekend work. Working patterns are flexible and will be discussed at interview and with the successful candidate, including the possibility for some home working. The role will be based at the LRALC office but remote working and travel will be part of the role. Training will be offered to the successful applicant. LRALC wish to appoint a driven and dedicated individual to help develop LRALC during this exciting phase of its life.

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