Current vacancies

Board and Committee Secretariat (Senior Associate Level 3)

Salary: £34,219

Location: Manchester (M4 3AQ) or Cardiff (CF14 3UZ)

This is a permanent role and is open to both internal and external candidates. 

The closing date for submitting an application is 11:55pm Friday 26 July.

Submit your application via Applied.

Working with us

We can offer you a great place to work and a dedicated team working with you on subjects that really matter to people.

We will support you in developing professional skills and expertise, encourage you to seek out opportunities and provide opportunities for you to broaden your horizons, develop new skills, and progress your career. 


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Working hours

36 hours per week full-time

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Flexible working

A range of flexible working options

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Annual leave

30 days plus bank and public holidays

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Pension scheme

Civil service and stakeholder pension schemes

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Employee Assistance Programme

A confidential support and guidance service

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Learning and development

Investment and commitment to your development

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Season ticket loans

Interest-free loans

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Bicycle loans

Interest-free loans

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We recognise PCS and Unite unions

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Eye tests

Reimbursement of eye test costs

Further information for applicants

Civil Service and internal applicants

Candidates on level transfer will be offered their current salary, or the starting point of the salary band, whichever is higher. Candidates on promotion will be offered the starting salary for the role. A Civil Service candidate’s salary will be rounded up to the nearest pay point on the relevant pay scale.

External applicants

Appointments are generally made at the starting point of the pay grade, however a higher salary may be available for an exceptional candidate.

All applicants

Read our application guidance (40KB, Word).

If you are offered a position, you will be asked to apply for and provide a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, or a Basic Disclosure Scotland certificate, depending on your location.

How to apply

Any current vacancies will be advertised on the BeApplied job board and the Civil Service Jobs website, where you can download the application pack for your chosen job.

If you wish to apply, please follow the link on the careers page to our recruitment site (BeApplied), where you can make your application.

Advice on how to complete your application can be found in the application guidance (40KB, Word). Please read this carefully before completing your application.

All completed applications should be submitted before the closing date and time. No applications will be accepted after this time.

If you have any queries, each job advert contains contact details of the hiring manager and HR and Resourcing Officer related to that job.

We can provide vacancy details in a range of accessible formats. If you wish to make use of this service, or have any specific requirements to complete the application process, please email the People team.

Equality and diversity

We value diversity in our workplace.

We welcome enquiries from everyone. A commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process.

We encourage all applicants to complete our Equal Opportunities Monitoring form provided with all application packs, to support us in delivering upon our Equality Scheme.

Please email the People Team if you have any recruitment enquiries.


Disability Confident Leader

Proud to be a Disability Confident leader

We are a Disability Confident leader. This means we work to make sure that disabled people and those with long term health conditions have opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

We are recognised as champions for the Disability Confident scheme and a leader in championing equality in the workplace.

Our status as Disability Confident leader recognises all the great work we have done and will continue to do to embed an inclusive culture and support disabled colleagues and candidates.

Disability Confident scheme

As a Disability Confident Leader, the Equality and Human Rights Commission offers an interview for people with disabilities who meet the minimum criteria for this appointment. Disability in this context would be as defined by the Equality Act 2010 and The Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2004.

Where high numbers of applications are received, the candidates that best meet the minimum criteria for the role may only be invited to interview.  If you wish to apply for consideration under this scheme, please complete the appropriate section on the online application form. This will enable us to make the appropriate arrangements, if necessary.

If you require an alternative accessible version of the application form or wish to discuss your application or reasonable adjustment, please email the People team or contact us by telephone on 0161 829 8100.


Protecting your information

We are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information about you. We comply with data protection law and principles.