Jul 252016

Lay Member

Recruiter: House of Commons
Location: London (Greater)
Salary: Remunerated
Posted: 24 Jul 2016
Closes: 31 Aug 2016
Job Function: Lay Member
Industry: Public

Lay Member: £300 per day, London, 10-15 days a year, fixed five year term.

The Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA) is the independent statutory body tasked with the regulation and administration of MPs’ business costs and expenses, the payment of the salaries of MPs and their staff and setting MPs’ pay and pensions.

The Speaker’s Committee has a statutory duty to examine IPSA’s annual budget and to endorse the Speaker’s selection of candidates for appointment as IPSA’s Chair and Board Members before those names may be put to the House. Lay Members play a critical role in bringing the public’s perspective to the table when SCIPSA considers the resources needed for IPSA to carry out its role.

This role will give you a fascinating insight into the Parliamentary environment and the chance to apply your expertise to a remit that generates much public interest and debate.

As well as your professional experience and record of operating at a senior level in a complex organisation, you will bring strong analytical and communication skills, sound judgement and the proven ability to build effective relationships across multiple diverse customer bases.  Experience of resource and business planning in organisations undergoing major change in how they deliver their services, especially those who have embraced digital, real time systems will be especially valued in order to complement the expertise offered by the other Lay Members already on the Committee.

For more information about the role please visit: www.gatenbysanderson.com/job/GSe28486 for an informal discussion please contact our advising consultants at GatenbySanderson, Sue Jenkins on 0207 426 3975 or Helen Anderson on 0207 426 3977.

Closing Date: 10am Wednesday 31st August 2016.

The House of Commons is committed to strengthening diversity and inclusion and will welcome applications from people regardless of race, sex, marital status, religion or belief, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or any other irrelevant factor.


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