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Research and Information Officer (Communities) – Part time
(2020) Grade 7 (£41,096)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA4213
Contract type: Part-Time (0.8 FTE), Permanent
Closing date: Monday 25 October 2021 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Monday 08 November 2021
Salary: £41,096 per annum (£32,877 pro rata)
Grade: 7

The GLA Community Engagement (CE) team connects City Hall to London’s exciting mix of communities. Everything we do is geared towards giving London’s communities a platform to be seen, heard and resourced to bring about change, and to be more actively engaged in the City’s decision making. The CE team also leads the GLA’s civil society policy, which is focused on recognising, supporting and building strong partnerships with London’s VCSE sector.  

The Research and Information Officer will support the team to engage effectively with London’s diverse communities by researching and writing reports, proposals and briefings for the Mayor and other senior leaders within the GLA. The role will also include capturing and communicating the community engagement team’s work through a range of channels including internal reports, external blogs and website updates.  


Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses all of the Personal Specification Criteria (Technical requirements and behavioural competencies) . 


This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL)

At present GLA staff are largely working from home, with office space available at our offices based at the London Fire Brigade’s Head Office.  Over the coming weeks, we will moving to hybrid working, linked to our relocation programme. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office. 


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.  

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave (pro rata), interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme. 

If you have a question about the role, please contact hannah.goulding@london.gov.uk   

or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glarecruitment@engageats.co.uk quoting reference GLA4213. 


Application closing date:  Monday 25 October 2021 at 23:59 GMT 
Interviews will take place via Video: on Monday 08 November 2021 


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.