Programme Officer – LEAP Delivery Team
(DNU/GLA) Grade 8 (£41,827)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA2495
Contract type: 37 hours per week – Permanent & Fixed term
Closing date: Sunday 04 February 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Week Commencing 19th February 2018
Salary: £42,664
Grade: 8

The Greater London Authorities Regeneration Unit is looking to appoint a Programme Officer to act as delivery lead for a wide range of capital projects across the existing Further Education Capital programme, the Growing Places Fund and the new Skills for Londoners Capital Fund which combined represent a grant value of £324m. These programmes respond directly to priorities of the Mayor and London Economic Action Partnership (the London Local Enterprise Partnership or LEP).

We are looking for an exceptional candidate with experience of project management, building and maintaining strong relationships which will be with other GLA teams, LEAP and public and private sector funding partners and a good understanding of the planning and political context of London, ideally including familiarity with economic development, regeneration, place-making, and design quality management.

Leading the development and delivery of a portfolio of projects, from assessment of funding applications, through to contracting of funding agreements and the monitoring and reporting of project performance, you’ll play a key role in ensuring successful delivery of major city-wide initiatives, from high-profile holistic regeneration projects, commercial developments, educational estates development schemes focused on London’s extensive Further Education sector, and capital infrastructure projects all with a key focus on economic development and growth. The role will also provide support in programme management of the funding programmes.

This is for one fixed term and one permanent position.

Please click here to view a copy of 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. 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, 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 GLA1548

Application closing date: Sunday 4 February 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall, Date, Week Commencing 19th February 2018

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