Project Officer - Education & Youth x2
(GLA) Grade 7 (£38,726)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: STAF988
Contract type: Fixed Term – 2 years
Closing date: Sunday 24 June 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 July 2018
Salary: £38,726 per annum
Grade: 7

We are looking for 2 X Project Officers to join our busy education and youth team. 


We’re passionate about improving the lives of young Londoners. Every child in London should have the best possible chance for happiness and success. All young Londoners should benefit from opportunities to thrive in safe and welcoming communities, a good school place and a chance to have a say and contribute to London’s future.  


Working as a Project Officer you will support the delivery of the Mayor’s £45m Young Londoner’s Fund and other initiatives in the Education and Youth Team. This will involve managing a range of projects to help children and young people to fulfil their potential, particularly those at risk of getting caught up in crime. You will engage a range of stakeholders and partners to ensure projects meet the needs of young Londoners and are in line with the mayor’s manifesto commitments.  You will also help to deliver a wide range of events to promote the work of the team and share good practice.


The ideal candidates will have a good knowledge of education, children and young people policy and practice.  You’ll need to have experience in supporting commissioning/contract delivery through to completion, as well as strong marketing and event support skills.   Enthusiasm to work for the benefit of all young Londoners, particularly the most disadvantaged, is a must.


Please read the 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. 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, 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 STAF988


Application closing date:  Sunday 24 June 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: City Hall on Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 July 2018