Board Secretary
(GLA) Grade 10 (£52,767)
Vacancy Description
Job reference no: GLA2272
Contract type: Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 18 March 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interview Date: Monday 26 March 2018
Salary: £52,767 per annum
Grade: 10

The GLA is looking to recruit a Board Secretary to manage the provision of secretariat and clerking support to the full range of mayoral boards supported by the Committee Services Team and to act as Board Secretary to the London Economic Action Partnership (the London Local Enterprise Partnership Board).

You will need: a proven track record of success in managing staff and managing formal meetings involving the decision-making processes in a high profile, complex organisation; the ability to interpret and apply legislation; substantial knowledge of relevant policy areas and partner organisations; an awareness of and an interest in current affairs; good communication and writing skills; excellent organisational skills including the ability to consistently meet demanding deadlines in a pressurised environment.

You must also be able to manage relationships between senior staff across the GLA Group as well as mayoral appointees and high profile external board members with tact and diplomacy, and have a firm grasp of the use and application of IT systems, ideally including committee management software.

You would be working in the team at City Hall which provides clerking support to the Mayor of London, Transport for London, London Legacy Development Corporation and Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation, London Economic Action Partnership and London Assembly. It is a dynamic working environment and a great development opportunity.

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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 GLA2272.


Application closing date:        Sunday 18 March 2018 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at:  City Hall on Monday 26 March 2018

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