Business Support Officer
(GLA) Grade 5 (£30,461)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLARD018
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 9th June 2019 at 23.59 GMT
Interview date: To be Confirmed
Salary: £30,461 per annum
Location of Role: The Crystal, Royal Victoria Dock
Grade: 5

The Royal Docks is a complex and exciting project, one that requires strategic direction and people who can help us to develop and manage transformative regeneration programmes. Join us in one of these hands-on roles, and you’ll work closely with GLA teams, the London Borough of Newham, public and private sector funding partners, and local organisations to oversee and create the programmes that will shape the future of the area.

The opportunity

From organising meetings and travel to analysing data, ordering office supplies to preparing reports and presentations, this is a hugely varied administrative role within a dynamic and fast-changing organisation. You’ll support a diverse range of projects and people, ensuring everything runs smoothly. It’s a great opportunity to learn about project and programme management and to hone your organisational skills.

The person

We’re looking for someone with a level head and plenty of initiative. You’re likely to have some experience in a secretarial, administrative or business support role, and must be fully computer literate with a good level proficiency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. If you have any knowledge of project management systems or databases, so much the better. Flexibility and good communication skills are also essential.

Application Process

Please apply using your CV and a two page (maximum) covering letter. It is important you provide evidence of your skills, knowledge and experience and information outlined in the person specification for the role. Short listing will be carried out on the information on your CV and covering letter.

Please click here for the full job description and person specification.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. You will be able to demonstrate a clear commitment to, and achievement in, promoting diversity, equality and inclusion. 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 quoting reference GLARD018


Application closing date:  Sunday 9th June 2019
Interviews will take place at: The Crystal,
Royal Victoria Dock