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GLA OPS Product Manager
(GLA 19) Grade 11 (£58,621)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3601
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract or Secondment Opportunity until 31st March 2021
Closing date: Sunday 31st May 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Week commencing: Monday 22nd June 2020
Salary: £58,621 per annum
Grade: 11

Are you looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to put your digital knowledge to use to improve the way products are used and managed? If you are a highly-motivated individual with a genuine interest in digital products and instilling best practice, then London’s City Hall has the perfect job for you.


Open Project System (OPS) is the Greater London Authority’s (GLA) grant and project management system, used across the GLA group. The Skills Gateway allows users to manage and report on learner information and interfaces with the OPS system. We are seeking an enthusiastic team player to join the team to support both products business as usual delivery and ensure new programmes are successfully supported.


Based within the OPS Delivery Team, you’ll work closely with leads from across the GLA, the Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) and the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC). You will play a key role in liaising with a variety of stakeholders, so communication and influencing will be key attributes you will need to bring to this role. You will also lead on defect management so excellent problem solving and organisational skills are a must.


The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge and experience of agile project delivery and will be comfortable working in a fast paced, high performance team.


This role will be based at London’s City Hall (More London, SE1 2AA) with some travel to and working from London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL).

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 GLA3601


Application closing date: Sunday 31st May 2020 at 23:59 GMT 
Interviews will take place at: To be confirmed – W/c 22nd June 2020   


We recognise the unique circumstances surrounding COVID-19, therefore we will be carrying out interviews via video conferencing. Further details on this will be provided if you are shortlisted for interview.

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.