Funding Policy & Systems Manager (Skills)
(DNU/GLA) Grade 11 (£55,786)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3502
Contract type: Fixed term - 12 months (37 hours)
Closing date: Monday 28 August 2017 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: Friday 08 September 2017
Salary: £66,845 per annum
Grade: 12

Under the banner of ‘Skills for Londoners’ the skills agenda is at the heart of the Mayor of London’s vision for London, ensuring both Londoners and London’s businesses have the skills they need to succeed. The newly created role of Funding Policy & Systems Manager – Skills will be central to preparation for devolution of the Adult Education Budget (AEB) to the Mayor.

The successful candidate will use technical expertise to manage the development and implementation of skills funding policy and systems to help realise the aspirations of the Mayor’s evolving London Skills Strategy, with a specific focus on adult skills and technical education.

Working as part of a wider skills policy and strategy team, the post will provide strategic direction and expert guidance on skills funding issues, specifically informing the development of priorities for a devolved AEB in London, a draft AEB Funding Statement and a draft AEB commissioning strategy

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate a substantial technical knowledge of skills funding policy and systems, their development and their relationship to broader skills policy and strategy development. A successful track record in developing and implementing skills funding policy and systems, ideally related to adult skills and technical education, will also be important.

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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.

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 these roles 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, 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 GLA3502

Application closing date:
  Monday 28 August 2017 at 23.59 GMT 

Interviews will take place at: 
City Hall Friday 08 September 2017