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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Executive Officer to the Leader and Deputy Leader

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/02/2019 23:59
Employment Location:
Town Hall, Peterborough
£30,756 - £34,106
Weekly Hours:
37 Hours per week
Vacancy ID:

Job details 

Closing date:
15 Feb

Supporting documents

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

This is a fast-paced and varied role in an exciting environment. The role primarily ensures the Leader of the Council has excellent secretarial support, but will also provide support to the Deputy Leader.

We are looking for an Executive Officer who is able to work efficiently and be highly productive, who can provide professional administrative support, understanding political sensitivities and has a “can do” and positive approach to work.

The main duties include:-
? To be the first point of contact for the Leader and Deputy Leader of the
? Provide an essential interface between the Leaders Office and other internal
teams and external organisations
? To fully support the leader with all aspects of diary management,
administrative duties, as well as providing advice and assistance to Cabinet
? To coordinate the preparation and organisation on meetings
? To monitor the Leaders Office budget, approving and reporting on all
? To understand and be aware of political, strategic and policy issues, and be
able to deal with situations as they arise, whilst maintaining political
impartiality at all times
? Support the Leader and Deputy Leader in writing reports and
correspondences to MP’s, Media, external companies and stakeholders
? To line manage the Leaders Executive Assistant, overseeing their
workloads, undertake 121’s and Personal Development Reviews

Interview Date: 26th February 2019

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