Research & Support Officer (Liberal Democrats)
(GLA) Grade 6 (£33,128)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: GLA2356
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 26 August 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview Date: 6 September 2019
Salary: £33,128 per annum
Grade: 6

The GLA is looking to recruit a Research and Support Officer to provide support to Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon MBE AM, and to lead on a number of different policy areas including housing, planning, policing and crime. Your work will include undertaking research and providing policy briefings, helping draft questions to the Mayor, liaising with the public and external organisations, managing correspondence and extensive amounts of casework, organising meetings and other related support tasks. Diary management for Caroline Pidgeon is also a vital part of this role. The work is fast moving and varied.


You will need a good understanding of the work of the London Assembly and a high level of political awareness, together with sound organisational, administrative and written communication skills, along with experience of building relationships with a wide range of people. Knowledge of policy issues facing the capital would be an advantage.

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This role is based at City Hall.

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 quoting reference GLA2356.

Application closing date:            Monday 26 August 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at:      City Hall on the 6 September 2019.

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