Head of Housing Delivery & Compliance
(GLA) Grade 14 (£84,902)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLAHL001
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 9th June 2019 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: July
Salary: £84,902 - £91,901per annum
Location of Role: 169 Union St, London SE1 0LL
Grade: 14

Translate housing strategy into homes


The housing crisis is one of the greatest challenges facing the capital – and the Mayor of London has ambitious plans to tackle it. The Greater London Authority (GLA) is working hard to make genuinely affordable homes a reality for more people. The scale of the challenge is huge, but so is our commitment. Together we can build a London for everyone.

The opportunity

Offering real scope and influence, this high-profile management role presents the opportunity to transform housing in London. A key member of our senior management team, you’ll lead corporate projects, support the teams to develop and implement new approaches to housing delivery, and drive continuous improvement across our housing functions.


Responsible for identifying new investment and partnering opportunities, you will work closely with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, external partners and other housing functions across the GLA Group. You will also contribute to the development of GLA housing policy and practice, and as part of the senior management team provide support to the Executive Director in delivering GLA’s corporate objectives.


The person


You’ll bring significant senior-level experience of delivering major housing and regeneration programmes. A strategic thinker, capable of translating ideas into action, you will have experience of high-level programme and project analysis, planning and management. Success will depend on your ability to nurture sound working relationships and work cross-functionally, both inside and outside the GLA. You will also be competent at managing risk and quality assurance.


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 recruitment@tfl.gov.uk quoting reference GLAHL001


Application closing date:  Sunday 9th June 2019
Interviews will take place at: 169 Union St, SE1 0LL