Support Officer (Governance)

Post Number AA0065
Service Governance
Location Civic Centre
Grade 11
Salary £29,007 - £30,366 per annum
Hours 37 ½ hours per week (banking 30 minutes per week to be used towards the shut down between Christmas and the New Year)
Closing Date Monday 1 October 2018
Interview Date To be confirmed
Advertised; LG Jobs; ADSO


We are looking to appoint a self-motivated and experienced committee administrator to join our Corporate and Democratic Services Team.  The team is responsible for providing support for the Council and its committees, for the Chairman of the Council, political group leaders and the Senior Management Board and to Councillors generally.

You will work alongside two other Governance Support Officers responsible for providing a professional and comprehensive support service for the Council, Cabinet, Committees, Sub-Committees, Panels and Working Groups of the Council.

Candidates will have good organisational and communication skills and a high level of political awareness.  You will have the ability to work as part of a team and will be proficient in using Microsoft packages.

Knowledge of the law relating to local authority constitutions and meetings is essential.

To apply

To apply please email your completed application form to or by hand to Contact Harlow at the Civic Centre.

Please note: if you are returning your application form via Hotmail please attach the file as a document rather than using SkyDrive.

Alternatively the above application pack is available for collection from Contact Harlow at the Civic Centre.

Please note: Harlow Council does not accept CVs

Contact details

  • Janet Jackson, Corporate and Democratic Services Manager, (01279) 446004
  • Harlow Council HR: 01279 446017