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Senior Programme Officer – Building Safety
(GLA 19) Grade 9 (£49,405)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA4309
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Tuesday 10 December 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Thursday 19 December 2019
Salary: £49,405 per annum
Grade: 9

An exciting opportunity has arisen for to join a brand new team in the GLA’s Housing & Land directorate.


We are looking for a Senior Programme Officer to join the Building Safety team. The team’s job will be to help us improve the safety of London’s homes. The Private Sector Cladding Remediation Fund (PSCRF) is designed to ensure high-rise buildings in London with certain types of unsafe cladding are made safe as quickly as possible. Delivering this fund is a high profile and urgent task which is central to achieving the Mayor’s vision that all Londoners should benefit from a safe, good quality home.


This newly created role will lead on ensuring a portfolio of London buildings access funding in order to remove unsafe cladding as quickly as possible. This will involve managing complex relationships with building owners, technical advisers and London boroughs, and leading all aspects of the application, assessment, approval, grant payment and monitoring for ththe PSCRF.


You will be an effective and experienced project manager, with experience of managing large capital budgets and working with external professional advisers, ideally in housing or building safety fields. You will be self-motivated and proactive, with excellent attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.




This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office, 169 Union Street, London, SE1 0LL.

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 GLA4309


Application closing date:  Tuesday 10 December 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at: 169 Union Street, London, SE1 0LL on Thursday 19 December 2019

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.