Sports Policy, Programme and Projects Officer
(GLA) Grade 7 (£38,726)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA1597
Contract type: Full Time, Fixed Term until 31 March 2020
Closing date: Monday 27 August 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: To Be Confirmed
Salary: £38,726 per annum pro-rata
Grade: 7

‘Sport Unites’ is the Mayor's new, multi-million-pound flagship community sports investment programme. ‘Sport Unites’ aims to harness the power of sport to achieve the Mayor’s ambition of making London the most active and socially integrated city in the world.

The programme will invest in initiatives that use sport to bring people from different backgrounds together, strengthen local communities and improve the physical and mental health and wellbeing of all Londoners.

‘Sport Unites’ is a complex programme that will be delivered with and through a variety of organisations ranging from high-profile funding partners to small grassroots community organisations.

The GLA is looking to recruit an experienced programme and projects officer to support the development, mobilisation, and the ongoing implementation and management of ‘Sport Unites’ and support the wider work of the Mayor’s Sports Unit including producing written briefings, replying to correspondence and contributing to policy development.

Candidates are required to demonstrate a track record of successfully supporting complex, multi-stakeholder programmes, grant administration, managing projects and supporting policy development. A demonstrable understanding of the community sport landscape in London and the UK is also required.

This is a full-time role, fixed term for two years.

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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.

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


Application closing date:  27 August 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall on a date to be confirmed

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.