Job Title: Principal Assembly Usher (Support)
Salary range: £37,925 – £39,062
Grade: Assembly Grade 6
Directorate: Corporate Services Directorate
Business Area/Office: Usher Services
Accountable to: Head of Usher Services
As a member of the Usher Services management team, the post-holder will work alongside the Principal Usher (Operations), and will report to the Head of Usher Services. The post-holder will directly assist in the maintenance of a safe and secure environment to support all Assembly business.
The post-holder will primarily lead in the management of the administrative element of Usher Services business, though will also play a key part in the broader daily operational component which requires a security presence to be maintained within Parliament Buildings, and a response to any security related incidents that occur within the precincts of Parliament Buildings.
The main duties and responsibilities of the post include:
Additionally, carrying out other duties that the Assembly Commission reasonably requires.
Applicants must, by the closing date for applications have:
At least 3 years’ experience of each of the areas detailed at (a) – (c):
a) Participating as a line manager within a team responsible for the delivery of a range of operational and administration services within the work place, ensuring compliance with DPA and UK GDPR legislation.
b) Planning and organising a diverse workload, delivering high quality work to tight deadlines and in accordance with organisational policy and procedures.
c) Analysing information from a range of sources e.g. budgets, contract management, management reports etc. to develop high quality written documents which support and inform effective decision making.
Additional to criteria 1. or 2. Applicants must also demonstrate experience of criteria 3. and 4.
At least two years’ experience of managing contracts or budgets or business continuity.
The following Assembly Skills and Behaviours will be assessed during the selection process:
Delivering a quality service
…is about providing a high-quality and efficient service to our customers. It is thinking ahead, managing resources effectively and delivering work on time and to a high standard. It is also using professional or technical expertise to enhance service delivery.
Building relationships and effective communication
…is creating and maintaining positive, professional and respectful internal and external working relationships through effective and appropriate communications.
Managing & Leading Self and Others
… is setting high standards for ourselves. It is about guiding, motivating and developing others to achieve high performance. It is about engaging others in delivering a corporate vision of excellence, expertise and innovation in support of the Assembly as a legislature.