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Research & Support Officer (Police and Crime) – Labour Group

Posted: 9 Aug 2019 Closes: 20 Oct 2019
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Research. Investigate. Question. Make London a better place to live.

We are looking for a Research Support Officer in the London Assembly Labour Group. Working as part of a small team, you would be providing support to Assembly Members, covering the Police and Crime brief.

Whether drafting a question for submission to London’s Mayor, drafting a report or a briefing, Members will look to you for advice and information. Looking into emerging trends and issues facing London, you’ll provide core research and policy briefings and provide high quality advice and support to Members. You will provide support to the Members in drafting questions and motions, keeping them abreast of developments in their policy area, advising them on their scrutiny work and producing policy and constituency reports to publication standard. Working with our press team, you will provide proactive public affairs support for your policy areas and you’ll represent views and interests to a wide range of people both within and external to the organisation.

With proven experience of providing direct support to influential, high profile people, you’re used to dealing with confidential and sensitive issues and documents within a pressurised environment. Excellent organisational, research, analytical and problem solving skills will be crucial to your success. Collaborative and diplomatic, you’ll bring to the role a demonstrable flair for communicating and influencing both in person and in writing.

The Greater London Authority 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.

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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 GLA2327.

Application closing date:              Monday 2 September 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at:      City Hall on the 18 September 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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