Project Manager - Employment & Skills
(GLA) Grade 9 (£48,437)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLARD009
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 9th June 2019 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: To be Confirmed
Salary: £48,437 per annum
Location of Role: The Crystal, Royal Victoria Dock
Grade: 9
 
Details

We’re working to grow a diverse, competitive, and fair economy — and rebuilding and strengthening the Royal Docks’ reputation as an international centre for innovation, enterprise, and trade. We’re supporting local businesses, nurturing our cultural and creative industries, and empowering and training local people to be ready for the thousands of highly-skilled that will be created in the Royal Docks. So, bring your economic development experience to the Royal Docks and help us shape a more prosperous and fairer future.

The opportunity

Helping to promote a diverse and sustainable business ecosystem in the Royal Docks, you will manage a range of economic projects and programmes that delivers genuine benefit to the local community and London landscape. This means engaging with a range of employers, developers and other partners with a stake in the area to identify challenges and shape solutions, with a particular focus on employment and skills development. Managing a number of project streams, you will monitor progress and track spending against budget. You will also procure and manage the services of a range of consultants.

The person

Your background could be in economic development, capital initiatives, urban regeneration, city planning or a related area, but you’re likely to have some project management experience and a sound understanding of the employment and skills and business support agenda. You will also need be familiar with best practice community consultation and have some experience of managing consultants. Proficiency in IT packages such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel is essential. The ability to think strategically, be flexible and innovative in approach and to communicate clearly is also vital.

Application Process

Please apply using your CV and a two page (maximum) covering letter. It is important you provide evidence of your skills, knowledge and experience and information outlined in the person specification for the role. Short listing will be carried out on the information on your CV and covering letter.

Please click here for the full job description and person specification.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. You will be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to, and achievement in, promoting diversity, equality and inclusion. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share. 

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on recruitment@tfl.gov.uk quoting reference GLARD009

 

Application closing date:  Sunday 9th June 2019
Interviews will take place at: The Crystal,
Royal Victoria Dock