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Assistant Assembly Clerk ( 41k / Belfast / Hybrid )

VANRATH

Belfast

  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £45,000

  • Job Type:

    Temporary Full-Time

  • Added:

    13/02/2024

  • Closing:

    14/03/2024

Job description

A leading Public Sector employer based in Belfast are currently recruiting an Assistant Assembly Clerk to join their team on an initial interim basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of Northern Ireland’s most recognisable employers.

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary – £41,020
  • Initial interim contract
  • Hybrid working policy

About your next employer

The Assistant Assembly Clerk role supports the legislative process, and services and supports committees of the Assembly and plenary meetings of the Assembly. This role involves working frequently with Members of the Legislative Assembly (Members), as well as a range of other internal and external stakeholders.

The role of an Assistant Assembly Clerk is both demanding and challenging, operating as it does in a highly pressurised and scrutinised environment, and on occasion outside of normal business hours.

About you

  • Degree educated (minimum 2.2 classification) or equivalent
  • A thorough understanding of the role and functions of the Northern Ireland Assembly and the political environment in which it operates including the current challenges
  • 3 years’ managing staff
  • Analysing information from a range of sources to develop high quality written documents which support and inform effective decision making
  • Planning and organising a diverse workload, delivering high quality work to tight deadlines and in line with organisational policy and procedures

What you’ll do

  • Assisting the Assembly Clerk/Senior Assistant Clerk(s) in developing and providing briefing papers and advice on procedural matters relating to the management of Assembly business.
  • Undertaking research and investigatory work, providing timely and accurate analysis and recommendations to assist with complex issues relating to plenary and committee scrutiny of legislation, policies, reports and briefing documents.
  • Supporting processing of primary legislation at each stage, including monitoring plenary, processing amendments and providing advice and draft briefing on procedural issues for the Assembly Clerk/Senior Assistant Clerk, facilitating the tabling of amendments and the publication of Bills and Acts.
  • Engaging with departments and other stakeholders to manage issues in the conduct of plenary proceedings, the management of legislation and the conduct of committee business under the direction of the Assembly Clerk/Senior Assistant Clerk.

To apply today contact Ethan Boylan in the strictest confidence.

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