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Policy Officer - Transport x2

Posted: 2 Sep 2019 Closes: 16 Nov 2019
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The Mayor. The London Assembly. The Greater London Authority. Together we form the capital’s strategic regional government. Joining us means coming to the very heart of change, shaping policy and practice to keep this city as one of the most exciting on the planet. If you like London, you’ll love working with us.

Transport has the potential to transform our city.  It’s part of everyone’s daily lives and enables people to make the most of opportunities in London.  London’s streets make up a lot of the city’s public space while transport is key to unlocking development across the capital.

With his Transport Strategy to guide the way, the Mayor is working hard with Transport for London to make transport better for everyone and to transform the city’s streets. You’ll help to translate this vision into practical changes on London’s streets and public transport network. This is a world-leading strategy with stretching ambitions for physical activity, cleaning up the transport system and investment in new projects, which you’ll help to realise.

In this role you will be responsible for gaining buy-in to the Mayor’s priorities and ensuring progress against key commitments, so you will be comfortable working with and influencing senior colleagues.  You’ll have a good understanding of London’s political environment and how it plays out in practice, including managing complex stakeholder relationships. You will need experience of preparing clear and concise written reports, briefings and speaking notes for a range of audiences. In particular, you will be confident in identifying what senior leaders need to know and when, including proactively problem solving and making positive suggestions for change as required.

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: [email protected] quoting reference: GLA2503/GLA2588

Application closing date: Sunday 15 September 2019 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at City Hall on: 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.

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