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Administration Officer - Scrutiny Team, London Assembly
(GLA) Grade 4 (£28,185)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: GLA-AO(S)
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 16 June 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview Date: Wednesday 26 June 2019
Salary: £28,185 per annum
Grade: 4

Are you interested in working in an administrative role, supporting a dynamic and fast-paced research team?

The Scrutiny team for the London Assembly undertakes research for 25 Assembly Members from across the political spectrum to hold the Mayor to account and investigate issues of importance to Londoners.

As Administrative Officer for the team, you will be providing diary management and administrative support for the Assistant Director for Scrutiny and Investigation. This will include all the traditional duties such as managing diaries, arranging meetings, taking minutes and responding to a wide range of correspondence and requests for information. 

You will also be responsible for providing a range of support tasks for the team, such as raising purchase orders and processing invoices, handling incoming and outgoing post, establishing and maintaining spreadsheets and organising systems to support the team’s work.

You will need excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people, from within the Scrutiny team, as well as other teams supporting the London Assembly.  You will need to have strong teamwork stills, good attention to details, and the ability to work flexibly as you respond to real time issues.

This job is ‘politically restricted’ under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.

Please click here for Job Description and Person Specification. 

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 glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference GLA-AO(S).

Application closing date:           Sunday 16 June 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at:      City Hall on Wednesday 26 June 2019.