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Programme Support Officer (European Programmes)
(2020) Grade 5 (£31,847)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA2087
Contract type: Fixed term or secondment opportunity until October 2023
Closing date: Wednesday 20 October 2021 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: to be confirmed
Salary: £31,847 per annum
Grade: 5

European programmes continue until their closure in 2023-24, with their replacement, the domestically-funded UK Shared Prosperity Fund being piloted this year.  We are seeking an individual who has experience of working within a busy and collaborative environment. 


The position will play a key role in supporting the European Programmes Management Team in managing EU funded projects with high-level administrative support such as arranging meetingsproducing meeting documentation and supporting the team with managing the UK governments online contracts payments systems - Eclaims; as well as providing project management support activity such as tracking project performance against targets, liaising with grant recipients, co-ordinating and chasing for information on behalf of programme officers and managers.   


You will have excellent organisational and IT skills to manage your workload and support initiatives in the team. 


You will maintain lines of communication with senior managers and their support staff across the organisation and keep abreast of planned meetings and key developments relevant to the unit.   


Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses all of the Personal Specification Criteria. 


This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street, SE1 0LL). Over the coming weeks and months, the GLA will move to hybrid working. 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. 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, please contact Saadiya.Shaikh@london.gov.uk 
or the recruitment process then please email on glarecruitment@engageats.co.uk quoting reference GLA2087 


Application closing date:  Wednesday 20 October 2021 at 23:59 GMT 
Interviews will take place: date to be confirmed   


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.