Principal Project Development Officer - (Culture and Creative Industries)
(GLA) Grade 10 (£53,822)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3931
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Wednesday 2 January 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 January 2019
Salary: £53,822 per annum
Grade: 10

The GLA’s Culture and Creative Industries Unit is recruiting a new role to increase creative engagement across London.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a passionate team, helping to shape the cultural agenda for London.

The Mayor’s Culture Strategy sets out an ambitious vision for how culture can support the good growth and well-being of the capital, for all Londoners. As a key new role in the Strategy and Programmes team, you will lead the development of city-wide initiatives which harness the power of culture to transform lives. This will include playing a central role in developing and delivering an ambitious cultural programme for EURO 2020, taking its lead from the legacy of the London 2012 Games.

You will have significant experience of developing and delivering impact through complex and large scale new projects which promote cultural and creative participation for communities. Your proven track record will include developing successful engagement and communications strategies, project planning and evaluation, fundraising and budget management, contract and risk management.

With a good understanding of the strategic issues facing Londoners and London’s cultural and creative industries, you will have experience of developing cultural policy.  Your passion for building relationships and experience in managing multiple stakeholders in a complex environment will be key. 

Please read the 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. 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. We would welcome applications from candidates who would like to be considered for a 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 GLA3931

Application closing date:  Wednesday 2 January 2019 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall on Tuesday 22 & Wednesday 23 January 2019