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Executive Officer

Band 8, £27,852 to £30,151
37 hours a week
Closing Date: 12:00, Tuesday 11 April 2023

Purpose of the job

We are looking to recruit an outstanding Executive Officer to provide executive support to the Chief Executive and Leader of the Council as well as co-ordinating the corporate responsibilities of the Business Support Officer within the Directorates which include complaint responses and performance reporting. The role will also be responsible for providing meeting support to the Council’s Senior Leadership Team meetings, a range of boards and events (often involving partnership organisations), managing relationships effectively, developing agendas in line with priorities and tracking progress against agreed actions.

About you

We are looking for a candidate who can evidence excellent organisational, prioritising, and project management skills combined with a natural ability and flair for communication, problem solving and building strong working relationships that support getting the job done. You will need to be able to evidence experience of working within pressurised, highly confidential and/or politically sensitive circumstances and be able to demonstrate an ability to adapt and respond to changing priorities.  You will need to feel at home working proactively with senior colleagues in a fast paced and dynamic environment with a wide variety of work.

If you want to help the Council and its leadership team make a positive difference in Melton and are motivated by work that allows you to apply your experience and skills whilst providing the opportunity for continuous learning and development then we really want to hear from you. 

About Us

Melton resides in the beautiful Leicestershire countryside. Its town centre Melton Mowbray, is a quintessential English market town built on a strong tradition of farming. Renowned for its fine food and drink, the borough has become the centre of excellence for local food producers. The town itself is steeped in history and together with the surrounding area has much to offer all those that choose to live, work or visit here.

At Melton Borough Council, we are firmly committed to promoting a vibrant and sustainable economy, focused on growth and prosperity. Working for us, you will find a great sense of community in which we work together towards achieving the council’s shared objectives and which ensures our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  You’ll also enjoy an excellent range of benefits and family friendly working policies. These include flexible and hybrid working arrangements which enables multi-site and home working, generous leave entitlement, a full week off at Christmas, Local Authority Pension Scheme and a clear commitment to your continued professional development.

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