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ERDF Support Officer
(GLA 19) Grade 6 (£33,956)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: CO61
Contract type: Fixed term Contract until December 2021
Closing date: Sunday 16th February 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Friday 13th March 2020
Salary: £33,956 per annum
Grade: 6

We are looking for a highly organised and enthusiastic individual to join us to support the delivery of our London Growth Hub business support programme. The £2m programme is co-funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Mayor of London, and is delivered by an external delivery partner across five sites across the capital. We are therefore looking for an individual who will be able to support with operational and administrative tasks as well as  on-going monitoring, verification, recording, analysis and reporting of the project.


As the Project Support Officer, you will work closely with the Project Manager to set up robust monitoring and reporting systems and ensure that we - and our delivery partners comply with strict ERDF guidelines.   You will also be responsible for organising regular project update meetings and ensuring that the partners keep on track and report back in a timely manner.


Successful candidates should have excellent communication and administration skills including the ability to multi-task and good attention to detail. Experience using databases and MS products especially Excel is key to the role.  Experience in working with European Funds and a knowledge and interest in entrepreneurship and small-medium-sized enterprises of diverse backgrounds is also desirable. 


This role will contribute to the delivery of programmes and projects that will help to ensure delivery of the Mayor’s manifesto commitments supporting small businesses in the capital to grow as well as the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP)’s priorities to support enterprise and entrepreneurship.


This post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).




This role will be based across the various sites of the London Growth Hub and will include travel across the sites. These are all within the Greater London area.

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 glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference CO61.



Application closing date:                Sunday 16th February 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at:          City Hall on Friday 13th March 2020

Please note that this job is only open to GLA employees and GLA agency workers. You will not be able to apply via an external channel