Liberal Democrats

Standards Officer

Job Title:                           Standards Officer

Reports to:                       Head of HR & Compliance

Salary:                               Competitive + 8% employer’s pension contribution

Contract:                          Full time, permanent

Location:                           Can be based anywhere in UK however regular travel to London HQ will be required

Purpose of the job

The Liberal Democrats are seeking a professional and well-organised Standards Officer to support and advise party officers responsible for overseeing standards and discipline, and for resolving complaints and disputes.  The post-holder will deal with questions which may arise concerning the Liberal Democrats constitutions, internal rules and procedures.

The Standards Officer will support the recruitment and training of party members to perform designated functions including conciliation, mediation, arbitration, investigation and adjudication.

We are looking for someone with a strong intellect, independent mind, integrity, discretion and probity.  Because of the need for absolute impartiality in supporting functions of this nature, the position will operate semi-independently from the usual chain of command within Lib Dem HQ. 

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

For questions and further details, and to submit an application, please contact:

[email protected] by attaching:

  • CV (including contact telephone numbers and email address);
  • Covering letter (two A4 pages maximum) setting out why you want to do this job and how your experience and skills are relevant to it;

Applicants are encouraged to inform us if any reasonable adjustments are needed to be made during any part of the recruitment process.

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 particularly welcome applications from groups who are currently under-represented in our staff.

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