MP Support Services Officer (3 FTC until October 2018 & 1 Permanent)

27075.00 GBP Annual
08 Jul 2017
18 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

IPSA is the independent body created in 2009 to regulate and administer MPs' pay, pensions, business costs and expenses. We are a small organisation working in a high profile, political environment. We manage a budget of GBP170m and are responsible for ensuring transparency and fairness in the way MPs are remunerated. As well as administering MPs' business costs and expenses, we run the payroll for MPs and their staff - around 4,000 people - and are responsible for setting MPs' pay and pensions.

We are seeking to appoint MP Support Services Officers who will act as first point of contact and provide a high-quality service for a group of up to 170 MPs and their staff, to support them in the administration of the Scheme of MPs' Business Costs and Expenses, in order to ensure compliance with principles, rules and processes.

This is an exciting opportunity for dynamic, organised and self-motivated individuals seeking an opportunity to work in an organisation currently undergoing transformational change, where every day is different.

We are looking for:

  • Someone with a positive and hardworking attitude who shares our values and able to work well within a team and also on their own initiative.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy and be able to effectively present information to key stakeholders and across the organisation.

We are a high-performing organisation that respects diversity and promotes our values of independence, honesty, openness, accountability and fairness through all the work that we do.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please read the full job description and person specification. Please send your covering letter and CV demonstrating how your skills match the person specification.

Applications without cover letters will be rejected, please specify in your covering letter where you saw the vacancy advertised.

If you would like further information or have any questions about the role please contact Jo Lush - Operations Manager on .

Application closing date: Tuesday 18 July 2017

Interviews: Week commencing 24 July 2017

If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date then regrettably your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.