House of Commons Member's Hub role

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£25,400
Posted
26 Jun 2018
Closes
13 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Graduate
Hours
Full Time

The Members’ Hub is situated in the Corporate Services (CS) Team of the House of Commons. The Members’ Hub is responsible for delivering and overseeing all MP-facing services provided by Corporate Services, including HR and Reward type functions, and their interaction with other Members’ services delivered by the House and Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).

You will be working in a busy and dynamic public administration role, helping to develop the role and function of the Members’ Hub alongside other Hub colleagues and managing the day to day running of its services. This role would suit new graduates interested in pursuing a career in HR and general management.

Working in an inclusive environment, you will develop your skills in a wide range of areas, including: HR and reward, general business management, contract and budget management, drafting reports and internal communications, internal and external stakeholder management.

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Head of Members’ Hub to manage the Travel Office contract. (£400k approx.)
  • Drafting reports and papers for the HOC Administration Committee and other bodies
  • Drafting replies to Parliamentary Questions and Freedom Of Information requests
  • Liaising with Members of Parliament, Senior HOC staff and Peers
  • Drafting letter and email communications
  • Gathering and assessing feedback on Member Services provided by the Corporate Services Team.

 

About you:

  • An understanding of operations and functional management and capacity to manage process improvement.
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and monitor tasks in a systematic and organised way.
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information and act in accordance with information security guidelines.
  • The ability to get on with people from all walks of life and the skills to build and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people and organisations.

Desirable Skills:

  • An understanding of the work of Parliament.

 

Benefits:

  • A starting salary of £25,400 pa
  • 36 hour working week (some evening work may occasionally be required)
  • 28 days annual leave + public holidays

 

Successful candidates will need to undergo UK Government security clearance in order to gain full access to parliament.  You must meet the residency requirements for this check.  You must also be eligible to work in the UK without requiring visa sponsorship.

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