Job vacancy: Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils
Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils is looking for a county officer to join their team.
Job title: County officer
Organisation: Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Association of Local Councils
Salary: £38,890 – £42,821 (SCP 35-39)
Application deadline: 16 December 2021
Phone number: 07875 694 465
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. They are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the team who is forward-thinking and will develop the association over the coming years.
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 they have 95% membership from local (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.
- The role is a minimum of 30 hours per week with the potential for full time.
- Some evening work is necessary, with time off in lieu.
- £38,890 – £42,821 (SCP 35-39) FTE (pay award pending) — depending on the applicant’s qualification and experience.
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- Annual Leave in line with the NJC provisions
- Located at County Hall, Aylesbury. But flexible working arrangements will be considered
As county officer your role will include for example:
- Advice and support member councils, this requires 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.
- Manage a team of two.
- Service association committees - production of agenda, minutes etc.
- Financial management of the association.
- Increase membership of the association.