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Senior Programme Officer (Building Safety) x5
(GLA 19) Grade 9 (£49,405)
Vacancy Description
Job reference number: CO173
Contract type: (x 4) 18-month Fixed Term Contract / (x1) Fixed Term Contract until March 2022
Closing date: Wednesday 30 September 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interview date: To be Confirmed
Salary: £49,405 per annum
Grade: 9


An exciting opportunity has arisen in the GLA’s Housing & Land directorate to deliver a new, high-profile, urgent building safety funding programme.

We are looking for 5 Senior Programme Officers to join the Building Safety team. The team’s job is improve the safety of London’s homes. The Government’s new £1 billion Building Safety Fund 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 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.


You will be an effective and experienced project manager, with a good track record in building relationships and managing stakeholders. Ideally, you will have experience of managing large capital projects and/or contract, as well as working with external professional advisers. You will be self-motivated and proactive, with excellent attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders.


Please read the JOB DESCRIPTION and PERSON SPECIFICATION - Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses all of the Personal Specification Criteria.


This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office - Union Street 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 CO173


Application closing date: Wednesday 30 September 2020 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place via video: 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.