Committee Officer (Secondment Opportunity)
(DNU/GLA) Grade 7 (£37,967)
Vacancy Description
Post: GLA1932
Job title: Committee Officer (Grade: 7)
Term: Secondment until March 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday 18 October
Interview Date: Likely to be week commencing 23 October
Salary: £37,967- 41,909 per annum (depending on experience and current salary)

The GLA is offering a secondment opportunity for a Committee Officer. The role provides clerking support to key London Assembly and London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority meetings and Members.


You would be working in the team at City Hall which provides key clerking support to the London Assembly, Mayor of London, Transport for London, the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority, London Legacy Development Corporation and Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation; it is a dynamic working environment and a great development opportunity.


You will need: a proven track record of success in managing formal Committee meetings involving the decision-making processes in a political organisation; the ability to interpret and apply legislation; awareness of and an interest in current affairs; good communication and writing skills; excellent organisational skills; the ability to consistently meet demanding deadlines in a pressurised environment; and the ability to work effectively in a complex, political and high-profile organisation.


You must also be able to manage the interface between officers and elected representatives with tact and diplomacy, and have a firm grasp of the use and application of IT systems, ideally including committee management software.


As the successful applicant is expected to remain an employee of their current employer, we kindly request that you gain provisional approval from your employer before making an application.


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.


If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process please contact Olivia Clear at quoting reference GLA1932.


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