Policy, Research and Evidence Officer
(DNU/GLA) Grade 7 (£37,967)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA3470
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Monday 16 October 2017 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: w/c Monday 30 October 2017
Salary: £37,967
Grade: 7
Would you like to play a part in making London a fairer place? Would you like to help the Mayor make sure that all Londoners are able to take advantage of what our city has to offer? Are you excited by the prospect of getting to grips with evidence and policy developments on knotty social issues?


The GLA’s Communities and Social Policy Unit is recruiting a Policy, Evidence and Research Officer to work in its Equalities and Fairness team. The team is developing and will implement the GLA’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategy as well as a programme of work on fairness. This will include a making a key contribution to the Mayor’s priorities of promoting economic fairness and social integration.


We are looking for someone to help ensure our policy making is informed by robust data and evidence and that it responds to – and shapes – the latest policy developments. You will have experience of working with complex data sets, including qualitative and quantitative data; knowledge of and experience of working on social policy issues; and the ability to communicate complex and sensitive issues clearly and concisely and brief decision makers.


You will work closely with the GLA’s Intelligence Unit, the other teams in the Communities and Social Policy Unit and teams across the GLA.

This post is a permanent contract.


To view a copy of the job description and Person specification please click here

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.


Application closing date
: Monday 16 October 2017 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall w/c Monday 30 October 2017