Chippenham Town Council

Democratic Services Manager

Salary: SCP 24 – 28 (New banding rates from 1 April 2019) £27,905 to £31,371

Chippenham Town Council has recently undergone an organisational review and the new post of Democratic Services Manager is one of three newly created job roles from 1 April 2019. This position will be responsible for managing and co-ordinating the work of the Democratic Services Team which includes all matters relating to the democratic processes of the council and providing support for the Mayor and Deputy Mayor in relation to the delivery of their civic duties. The role will ensure that the Council’s approach to democratic services and civic matters reflects, and continuously adapts to support the strategic, operational and financial objectives of Chippenham Town Council. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic, highly organised and flexible with excellent management and inter-personal skills to work effectively with Councillors, staff, external organisations and the community. This is a great opportunity to join to a progressive and proactive council.

Closing date: Tuesday 5 March 2019 at 12 noon. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 12 March 2019

If you would like an informal discussion about the role, please contact us on 01249 446699 or by email at

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