Project Support Officer (Regeneration Team)
(DNU/GLA) Grade 6 (£31,533)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: GLA2487
Contract type: Fixed term until June 2018
Closing date: Thursday 29 June 2017 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: Monday 10 July 2017
Salary: £ 31,533 per annum
Grade: 6

As the Mayor's team responsible for driving London's sustainable economic growth through placed based regeneration, it's our job to ensure that London remains a global success story - in the next year, the next decade and in the next century. We work to deliver the Mayor's vision for London to be a sustainable world city with strong, long-term economic growth, social inclusion and active environmental improvement.


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the GLA’s Development, Enterprise and Environment Directorate to help drive this process. You will play a key part in supporting the delivery a wide range of spatial, employment generating, infrastructure and environmental projects as part of the Mayor’s Regeneration agenda. Working within the Regeneration Team, through the Good Growth Fund and Skills for Londoners Capital Fund, you will provide project support for place making, economic development, skills capital, workspace, crowdfunding and public realm projects across the whole of London. You will help to reshape London, playing a role in implementing the projects that will meet the Mayor’s vision and strategy for London as a 21st century city and a city for all Londoners.


Key skills for this role include excellent planning, administration and organisational skills, good communication skills, experience of relationship management and an ability to respond effectively to pressure and changing priorities. The role will include general admin support to the team’s programmes, financial support including placing purchase orders, support to the teams programme office in corporate reporting and the coordination of responses to public enquiries about the teams work and questions arising from the London Assembly. You will also have:-


  • Demonstrable ability and experience in the support of project delivery management
  • Well developed IT skills and experience of using financial or project management systems and processes
  • An awareness of the planning and political context of London including experience of economic development, planning and regeneration.


It is also important that the successful candidate understands the importance of good internal governance processes and programme management.


This position is being offered as a fixed term appointment or secondment opportunity.


Please read the full 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 these roles 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 GLA2487.


Application closing date:                  Thursday 29 June 2017 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at:             Monday 10 July 2017


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 for a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the