Senior Committee Assistant

House of Commons - London
£30985 - £34000
21 Jan 2019


Company overview:

The House of Commons and the iconic Palace of Westminster are key elements of the UK’s “Mother of all Parliaments”. Around 2,500 staff work behind the scenes at the House of Commons, supporting the democratic process in many different ways. We are politically impartial and take great pride in the vision and values which guide our work.

It takes a huge range of skills and experience to keep the House of Commons running, and we all contribute to supporting a thriving parliamentary democracy.

Role overview:

Senior Committee Assistants (SCAs) in the Chamber and Committees Team (CCT) are responsible for the day to day administrative management of the committee to which they are assigned. Working as part of a small committee team, SCAs are expected to lead on administrative matters, financial management, organising UK and overseas committee visits, liaising with Members of Parliament and their staff, drafting correspondence, and liaising with the Committee Office’s Web and Publications Unit over the committee’s website and report publications.

House of Commons are recruiting ahead of need as part of their workforce strategy and the post holders may spend a few months on temporary assignments and training, or may be placed immediately with a committee team.

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