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Vacancy Description
Job reference number: CZAR001
Contract type: Fixed Term Period (office holder)
Closing date: Monday 12 September at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Wednesday 21 September 2016
Salary: £35,000 per annum (2.5 days a week)
Grade: Not Applicable

The Mayor of London is looking to appoint the UK’s first Night Czar to shape London’s future as a 24-hour city. The Night Czar will champion the value of London’s night time culture whilst developing and diversifying London’s night time economy.


Working with the Mayor, the Night Time Commission, local authorities, businesses, the Metropolitan Police Service, Transport For London and other agencies, the Night Czar will create a vision for London as 24-hour city and a roadmap showing how the vision will be realised. The Night Czar will have proven leadership ability, public profile and convening power, plus a thorough understanding of the night time economy and the ability to work in a political environment.


For further information please see job accountabilities and person specification 

This is initially a one-year officeholder post with a time commitment of up to 2.5 days per week.


London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to reflect London's diversity in all GLA appointments. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.


How to Apply:  Candidates are invited to apply by submitting a CV and cover letter.  The CV must include:  employment, public appointments and qualifications history; and details of two referees willing to provide a reference.  The cover letter must address the person specification criteria. The CV and Cover Letter combined should be no more than 4 sides in length.

Please note applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply please click the "Apply Now" button below.

If you require a hardcopy application pack or have any questions regarding the application process, please contact email
glajobs@london.gov.uk  quoting reference CZAR001


Application closing date:  Monday 12 September at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall on Wednesday 21 September 2016