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Research and Support Officer (Labour Group)

Posted: 15 Sep 2021 Closes: 27 Sep 2021
London £34,636 per annum
Permanent & Full-time greater-london-authority/20210915175830

The Greater London Authority (GLA) is a unique form of strategic citywide government for London, made up of a directly elected Mayor and London Assembly.  

We’re focused on making London an outstanding world city with a safe and sustainable environment. Join our committed team and help make London a better place for all its communities.


In this role you will be supporting two Labour Assembly Members. The role requires you to deal with influential, high profile people, confidential and sensitive issues and documents within a pressurised environment. Excellent organisational, analytical, problem solving, research and written communication skills are crucial.  

The successful candidate will have diary management experience, the ability to draft correspondence, event and meeting management experience. Casework experience is desirable.

Acting as a first point of contact for the Assembly Members you support, you’ll represent professional views and interests to a wide range of people both within and external to the organisation. For this this particular post, candidates’ applications should highlight strong organisational and communication skills and demonstrate ability to pro-actively problem solve.    

This role will initially be based at City Hall. The Mayor has announced that City Hall will be relocating from More London (London Bridge) to the Crystal Building in the Royal Docks, so this role will be based at The Crystal Building from January 2022. Further information on the relocation announcement, can be found 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 and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role, please contact Alison.orlandi@london.gov.uk, or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team at glarecruitment@engageats.gov.uk quoting reference GLA2330

Application closing date:  Monday 27 September 2021 at 23:59 GMT
Interviews will take place at City Hall: On date 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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