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Team Assistant and PA to the Assistant Director, Skills & Employment
(2020) Grade 5 (£31,847)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3758
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 17 October 2021 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Tuesday 09 and Wednesday 10 November 2021
Salary: £31,847 per annum
Grade: 5

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 role of PA/Administrator within the Skills & Employment Unit is central to ensuring the Skills for Londoners programmes, including the Adult Education Budget (AEB) are delivered effectively. 


The successful candidate will provide diary, secretarial and administrative support services to the Assistant Director - Skills & Employment and other Senior Managers within the Skills & Employment Unit, which are responsive to their needs and contribute to making their role/s effective. 


As well as providing PA support to the Assistant Director, the role is based within the Unit’s Programmes, Governance & Compliance team and supports various corporate functions including responding to Mayoral correspondence and coordinating the Unit’s responses to questions to the Mayor form the London Assembly. 


Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses all of the Personal Specification Criteria (Technical requirements and behavioural competencies) . 


This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL) 

At present GLA staff are working largely from home, with office space available at our offices in Union Street, where this role is based, and City Hall, More London. Over the coming weeks and months, we will moving to hybrid working, linked to our relocation programme. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office. 

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 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
, please contact 
jamie.davies@london.gov.uk or the recruitment process then please email on glarecruitment@engageats.co.uk quoting reference GLA3758. 


Application closing date:  Sunday 17 October 2021 at 23:59 GMT 
Interviews will take place via video: Tuesday 09 and Wednesday 10 November 2021 


Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.