Development Officer
(GLA) Grade 9 (£48,437)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLARD014
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 2nd June 2019 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: To be Confirmed
Salary: £48,437 per annum
Location of Role: The Crystal, Royal Victoria Dock
Grade: 9
Vacancies: 2

We’ve got a lot planned over the next five years – , driving community-focused regeneration for the Royal Docks’ unique waterfront landscape.

With a number of initiatives already set to launch, we need talented people to help us see them through. Put your project management and development experience to work here, and you’ll deliver mixed-use developments to benefit all Londoners, working with leading developers on some of the capital’s largest projects.

The opportunity

Build your expertise in land and property development by working on large, complex strategic projects in the Royal Docks. You’ll assist with managing a range of projects that support our delivery plan and the Mayor’s objectives for new homes, economic development and regeneration. You will assist with the appraisal of project proposals, and provide regular reporting on projects, including outputs, budgets and risks.

The person

With a background in the property sector, you’ll have experience of working on development projects, including appraisal, planning and project finance. Experience of contract management in the property sector is vital and you should have good knowledge of London housing and regeneration issues. An understanding of the principles of place-making is essential. Strong communication skills and negotiating ability will also be key to your continued development.

Application Process

Please apply using your CV and a two page (maximum) covering letter. It is important you provide evidence of your skills, knowledge and experience and information outlined in the person specification for the role. Short listing will be carried out on the information on your CV and covering letter.

Please click here for the full 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. You will be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to, and achievement in, promoting diversity, equality and inclusion. 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 or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLARD014


Application closing date:  Sunday 2nd June 2019
Interviews will take place at: The Crystal,
Royal Victoria Dock