London Estates Delivery Unit Programme Director
(GLA) Grade 15 (£108,022)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3606
Contract type: Fixed Term or Secondment for 2 years
Closing date: Sunday 18 March 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: TBC
Salary: £108,022
Grade: 15



Lead the transformation of London’s NHS estate, while supporting wider public sector goals, such as affordable housing 


This is a unique opportunity to drive city-wide changes that will create a new future for London’s health and social care estate. The NHS is London’s largest landowner, with a combined estate around three times greater than Hyde Park. But with large areas currently not fit-for-purpose, the estate needs significant transformation. That is where an experienced leader of significant property and estates improvements, like yourself, comes in. 


You will bring influential, strategic and collaborative leadership to the London Estates Delivery Unit (LEDU). The LEDU brings together regional and national resource to enrich local and NHS trust estate expertise, planning and delivery capability. Under your leadership, the LEDU will work closely with the London Estates Board and sub-regional estates boards. You will be the prime mover behind a London-wide capital and estates strategy, built on the foundations of local and sub-regional plans. The results you deliver will support a rapid and wide-ranging improvement in the health and well-being of 8.6 million Londoners.


Your portfolio will be broad and ambitious. It spans both health and care, and wider mixed-use development projects, plus surplus estate disposals. As well as supporting the maintenance and development of excellent health and care facilities across the capital, you will be instrumental in enabling wider public sector objectives including new affordable housing. With your guidance and direction, the LEDU will improve the pace, efficiency and outcomes of developments to local health economies. 

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London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.  Please read our ‘diversity in recruitment’ blog for more information on the positive steps we are taking to ensure diversity in the GLA Housing and Land Directorate.


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. The Housing & Land Team blog shows some of the ways our staff can work flexibly.


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, childcare voucher scheme 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 quoting reference GLA3602.

Closing date: Sunday 18 March 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at:
City Hall on

a date TBC

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