Project Manager (Regeneration Team)
(GLA) Grade 9 (£47,487)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA799
Contract type: Fixed term contract or secondment until 30 November 2018
Closing date: Sunday 18 February 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: During w/c Monday 5 March 2018
Salary: £47,487per annum
Grade: 9

The Regeneration team at the GLA is an exciting place to be and following a successful European funding bid, a fixed term role has been created to help deliver a European project, shape London’s economic growth and contribute to the delivery of the GLA’s Regeneration initiatives and the Mayor’s vision of London as the best place in the world to do business and to start and grow a new company.


The post offers the opportunity to develop an in-depth knowledge of this complex policy area, working with a range of private and public sector stakeholders from across London and Europe to deliver a challenging programme of activities.


The successful candidate will be working in a multi-disciplinary project team, which delivers a wide range of projects and programmes, and will lead the delivery of the Revolving Investment in Cities of Europe (RICE) research project.  This would entail;


  • Working with European partners such as the cities of Milan and The Hague, and the European Investment Bank to develop cross-border investment products and frameworks to help catalyse innovation and maintain London’s position as the best place to do business in London;
  • Representing the GLA at stakeholder meetings hosted by the project partners;
  • Working collaboratively with the GLA Intelligence team to identify how Financial Instruments might support wider SMART City objectives;
  • Working collaboratively with the GLA Infrastructure team to support an infrastructure needs assessment and development of a dynamic systems model for London.


The ideal candidate will have initiative and drive, along with the ability to prioritise a challenging work load and adapt quickly to new situations. They will have substantial experience of delivering programmes and projects and demonstrable ability to analyse and interpret information to assess risk, brief decision makers and identify workable solutions to problems as they arise.


Effective communication and diplomatic skills are essential to develop good relationships with internal and external stakeholders and a range of private and public sector networks. Working with European agencies at a sensitive time will require a high level of political awareness of both domestic and European political pressures.


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.

This position is open to colleagues from across the GLA group.  If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Julie Sexton on x5610.


Application closing date:  Sunday 18 February 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: City Hall During w/c Monday 5 March 2018