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Research and Support Officer – GLA Green Group

Posted: 18 Jul 2019 Closes: 11 Oct 2019
Variable GLA2361

This is an exciting opportunity to become a Research and Support Officer for the Green Members of the London Assembly.

You will lead on housing policy and planning issues including those related to the environment. This role works closely with the Team Coordinator, two other Research and Support Officers, an apprentice and two elected politicians in a dynamic, friendly team. Your work will include undertaking research for the housing and environment committees, as well as providing policy briefings, drafting questions to the Mayor, liaising with the public and external organisations, managing correspondence and casework, organising meetings and writing clear communications material for a range of audiences. The work is fast moving and varied.

You will need a good understanding of:

  • The work of the London Assembly and the GLA’s role in housing and planning.
  • A high level of political awareness.
  • Sound organisational, administrative and written communication skills.
  • Experience of building relationships with a wide range of people.

For further information on working within the GLA London Assembly please watch the following video:

This role is based at City Hall.

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 
[email protected] quoting reference GLA2361.

Application closing date:              Sunday 11 August 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at:      City Hall on the 28 August 2019.

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 "Apply Now" button below.

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