Liberal Democrats

Parliamentary Business Adviser

Responsible to:        Head of the Lords Whips' Office

Salary:                        £27,000 - £29,000 per annum, depending on experience

Benefit:                     8% Employer’s Pension Contribution

Tenure:                      Permanent

Hours:                        Full time, 40 hours per week

Location:                   Liberal Democrat Whips' Office, House of Lords, Westminster

PURPOSE OF JOB

The post holder will assist and support the Liberal Democrat group in the House of Lords in their Parliamentary work.  They will be the first port of call in the Whips’ Office for all Peers queries and messages.  They will lead on ensuring all business is covered by Liberal Democrat Peers and take control of the production of the weekly whip.  They will also lead on promoting the work of the Liberal Democrat group in the House of Lords across the country and will support individual Peers and local party contacts in ensuring that Peers undertake a wide range of visits across the country.  They will also provide occasional research support for peers taking part in debates and other business in the Lords. They may also be asked to provide some secretarial and administrative support to the Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords (‘the Leader’) and the Liberal Democrat Chief Whip in the House of Lords (‘the Chief Whip’). 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

It is recommended that you read the full job description before applying for this role.

  • A full CV of no more than two pages and including a telephone number and email address
  • A covering letter (no more than one A4 page) setting out why you want the job and how your experience and skills are relevant to it 

To be considered for this position, please submit your application to Humphrey Amos at humphrey.amos@parliament.uk by 12 noon on Monday 14th September. 

Interviews are likely to take place on Friday 18th September and Monday 21st September.

Please note: We will not be able to employ you if you are not eligible to work in the UK.  We will not be able to obtain a work permit on your behalf. 

The Liberal Democrats are equal opportunity employers and applications are encouraged from people in groups that are under-represented in politics. 




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