Programme Officer – Building Safety
(GLA) Grade 7 (£39,501)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA-PO(HL)
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 22 September 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: To be confirmed
Salary: £39,501 per annum
Grade: 7

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a brand new team in the GLA’s Housing & Land directorate.

We are looking for a Programme Officers to join the Building Safety team. The team’s job will be to help us improve the safety of London’s homes. The Private Sector Cladding Remediation Fund (PSCRF) is designed to ensure high-rise buildings in London with certain types of unsafe cladding are made safe as quickly as possible. Delivering this fund is a high profile and urgent task which is central to achieving the Mayor’s vision that all Londoners should benefit from a safe, good quality home.


This newly created role will provide a vital support function for the Building Safety team. This includes monitoring and reporting on performance, assisting with processing applications and payments, helping to manage input from legal and technical advisors, and dealing with correspondence from stakeholders and residents.


You will have experience of working on a complex project or programme, ideally in a field related to housing or building safety. You will be well-organised, good at building effective relationships with everyone from senior decision-makers to members of the public, and have excellent attention to detail.



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


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.


Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic candidates will be particularly welcomed as they are currently under-represented in this area of our organisation.


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 GLA-PO(HL).


Application closing date: Sunday 22 September 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: To be confirmed


Please note we do not accept CVs for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.