The House of Commons is a unique and exciting place to work right at the heart of the UK's thriving democratic system.
Behind the scenes, the House of Commons Service is made up of more than 3,000 employees who support and facilitate the smooth day to day running of the House. They provide professional services to Members of Parliament, their staff, and the wider parliamentary community.
In addition to your salary, we offer an attractive range of benefits including:
The Chamber and Participation team supports the business of the House of Commons, providing procedural services and advice, reporting and broadcasting services, and support for international relations.
This post sits in the Public Bill Office, which is one of a number of Chamber Business teams: these teams provide direct support to activity in the Chamber of the House of Commons. The Public Bill Office is responsible for support for the legislative process in the House of Commons. Other teams in the Chamber Business Team are the Table Office, Journal Office and Vote Office. The Procedural Publishing Unit (PPU), which is part of the Vote Office, provides pre-publication, printing and publishing services for the House. This post works across all the Chamber Business teams.
This role is designed to work alongside the Digital Systems Manager and PPU publishing specialists to support colleagues using key digital systems that hold business-critical procedural and related information. A particular focus for an initial period will be on supporting PBO colleagues with the implementation of a new legislation drafting and management system named Lawmaker. As well as developing expertise in the Lawmaker system in order to provide training to other users, this role will also be involved in live publishing of legislative material. No previous experience of Lawmaker is expected.
Some of the responsibilities for this role include:
Skills and Experience
To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:
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