Principal Policy and Programme Officer (Environment)
(GLA) Grade 10 (£52,767)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA1538
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Friday 20 April 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Tuesday 1 May 2018
Salary: £52,767 per annum
Grade: 10

We are seeking to appoint a Principal Policy and Programme Officers to work in the Zero Carbon Policy team, part of the Environment Team at the Greater London Authority to lead on its carbon budgets work and develop the policies that will put London on track to be zero carbon by 2050.


We are looking for exceptional candidates with experience of interpreting, formulating and implementing environment and energy policy and ideally technical experience in low carbon system buildings and technologies. You will work to develop policies around the transformation of London’s energy system including managing the electricity network impacts of electric vehicle charging and distributed generation.


You will have experience of both undertaking and managing qualitative and quantitative research programmes and will be able to communicate and disseminate results clearly. You will have experience of developing and implementing new work programmes, complex project management and working with external stakeholders to drive environmental change.




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 these roles 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.


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 GLA1538.


Application closing date: Friday 20 April 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place on: Tuesday 1 May 2018


Please note we do not accept CV’s 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.