Senior Board Officer – Skills & Employment
(GLA) Grade 8 (£43,517)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3757
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 18 August 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: 29 and 30 August 2019
Salary: £43,517 per annum
Grade: 8

The Greater London Authority (GLA) is looking to recruit a Senior Board Officer to provide high level governance and clerking support to the Skills and Employment Unit. The primary objective of the GLA’s Skills and Employment Unit is to fulfil the Mayor’s role to promote and deliver skills and employment policy and deliver the commitments set out in his Skills for Londoners Strategy. The Unit is also responsible for the management and delivery of the Adult Education Budget (AEB) in London.

As a Senior Board Officer you will provide high quality committee services support to the Mayor’s Skills for Londoners Board, Business Partnership and their associated task and finish groups, as well as the internal and external governance processes associated with the Skills & Employment Unit as necessary, including those related to the AEB. You will also support the effective management of the Unit’s decision‑making processes.

Candidates should have: a proven track record of success in managing formal Board and/or Committee meetings; the ability to interpret and apply governance best practice; a broad understanding of key policy and political issues affecting London and its governance structures; and a successful track record in working with a range stakeholders.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification. 

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

This role is politically restricted under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

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 or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference GLA3757.

Application closing date:            Sunday 18 August 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at:      169 Union Street on 29 and 30 August 2019.

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