Policy and Research Officer – (24 Hour London)
(DNU/GLA) Grade 7 (£37,967)
Vacancy Description
Job reference: GLA827
Contract type: 1 year -Fixed term contract
Hours: Full time 37 hours per week
Closing date: Sunday 15 October 2017 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Wednesday 25th (AM) and Thursday 26th (PM) October 2017
Salary: £37,967 per annum
Grade: 7

A great opportunity to work on the Mayor’s plan to make London a thriving 24-hour city.


The Mayor of London has exciting plans for London to become a leading 24-hour, global city. He has appointed the UK’s first Night Czar, Amy Lamé and set up a new Night Time Commission chaired by Philip Kolvin QC. The Mayor has also launched his vision for London as a 24-hour City: From Good Night To Great Night.


You will work with the Chair of the Night Time Commission and the Night Time Economy Manager to deliver the work programme of the Night Time Commission. This will include: organising commission meetings, managing a consultation process with Londoners, businesses, authorities and others; holding specialist working groups and producing a report and recommendations for the Mayor.


As Policy and Research Officer (24 Hour London) you will support the work of the Culture and Creative Industries Team. You will carry out policy research, produce briefings for the Mayor’s Office and GLA senior managers, facilitate stakeholder relationships, deliver projects, manage events and contribute to the good governance of the team.


You will have strong organisational and communications skills, good attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment. You will have a good understanding of the key issues affecting the night time economy, including local authority functions such as licensing, planning and economic development.


This fixed term contract runs for one year. We encourage secondment applications for this position.


Please click here to view a copy of the Person Specification and Job Description


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 including remote working, compressed hours and flexibility on start and end times.


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 glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference GLA827


Application closing date: Sunday 15 October 2017 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall on Wednesday 25th (AM) and Thursday 26th (PM) October 2017