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Senior Policy and Project Officer (Better Futures ERDF)
(GLA 19) Grade 8 (£44,388)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA4351
Contract type: Fixed Term until December 2020
Closing date: Sunday 26th January 2020 at 23:59 GMT 2020
Interview date: Friday 7th February 2020
Salary: £44,388 per annum
Grade: 8

The Greater London Authority (GLA) along with key stakeholders has secured additional European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) to deliver the Better Futures Cleantech Incubator as part of the wider development of a Cleantech Innovation cluster for London and is looking for an experienced project manager to take up the role of  Better Futures Project Officer, based in the Sustainable Development Team.

The post will support GLA staff as the accountable body with the delivery of the Better Futures ERDF project, to ensure successful delivery and compliance. The postholder will manage and support  from project delivery to closure. This will include  co-ordination of the necessary support and project management systems for the Better Futures project, in line with the requirements of the ERDF 2014 – 2020 programme, and specifically leading on communications, marketing and evaluation as well as general project management and monitoring.

To succeed you will need a thorough knowledge of sustainable development or the cleantech low carbon sector and experience of implementing sustainability in a political environment, including a successful track record of communicating such complex issues. 

You will need strong project management skills and the ability to ensure that the key policy themes are properly integrated. Strong relationship building, presentation and writing skills are essential, and you must be able to operate effectively in a sensitive political environment.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to 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 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, 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 glajobs@london.gov.ukquoting reference GLA4351.


Application closing date:  Sunday 26 January 2020 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at: City Hall on Friday 7 February 2020


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 for a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.