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Capital Development Manager
(GLA 19) Grade 10 (£54,898)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: CDM001
Contract type: Fixed Term or secondment until 31 March 2023
Closing date: Monday 25 October 2021 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: to be be confirmed
Salary: £54,898 per annum
Grade: 10

The GLA’s Culture and Creative Industries Unit is recruiting a new role to increase support some of London’s most exciting capital and infrastructure projects. This is a great opportunity to be part of a passionate team, helping to shape London’s cultural infrastructure.  

The Mayor’s Culture Strategy sets out an ambitious vision for how culture can support the good growth and well-being of the capital, for all Londoners. As a key new role in the Cultural Infrastructure and Public Realm team, you will lead the development of city-wide initiatives which promote urban regeneration, social cohesion and economic growth across London. This will include playing a central role in the delivery of East Bank, supporting the Museum of London capital project and contributing to the developing of other large scale strategic cultural infrastructure projects, particularly where they align with Mayoral developments, Opportunity Areas or GLA funding programmes. 

You will have significant experience of developing and delivering impact through complex and large scale new projects which support the principles of Good Growth.  Your proven track record will include delivering successful regeneration projects, project planning and evaluation, fundraising and budget management, contract and risk management. 

With a good understanding of the strategic issues facing Londoners and London’s cultural and creative industries, you will have experience of evaluating delivery of projects to develop and inform regeneration and cultural policy and good practice

You will have excellent negotiating, influencing and communication skills, including experience of preparing written reports, newsletters and briefings. You will be able to manage your time effectively in a fast-paced changing environment with a solution focused mindset.


Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses all of the Personal Specification Criteria (Technical requirements and behavioural competencies) . 


This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL) 

At present GLA staff are working largely from home, with office space available at our offices based at City Hall, More London.  Over the coming weeks and months, we will moving to hybrid working, linked to our relocation programme. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office. The Culture & Creative Industries Unit is anchored at the Union Street building.  


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 a
re 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 
kirsten.dunne@london.gov.uk or the recruitment process then please email on glarecruitment@engageats.co.uk quoting reference CDM001 


Application closing date:  Monday 25 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.