Senior Policy and Projects Officer – Workforce Intergration Network, Open to flexible working

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£49,405 per annum
Posted
16 Jun 2021
Closes
11 Jul 2021
Ref
CO282

We are recruiting to a new fixed-term role in the team delivering the Workforce Integration Network (WIN) in the Social Integration team.

WIN is a flagship Mayoral programme working to create systemic change in London’s workforce by addressing underrepresentation, with an initial focus on increasing opportunities for young black men in construction and tech. A Mayoral priority, as part of the Mayor’s Strategy for Social Integration (https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/communities/all-us-mayors-strategy-social-integration), this work is of increasing importance in London’s recovery from Covid-19 and relates to the Good Work recovery mission area (https://www.london.gov.uk/coronavirus/londons-recovery-coronavirus-crisis/recovery-context/helping-londoners-good-work).

WIN has had some major achievements over the past year including: The launch of the WIN toolkit; The WIN Design Labs and The WIN workforce equality data guide.

As a senior officer in the WIN team, you will support the day-to-day management of the programme. Your responsibilities will include project and people management as well as engaging directly with businesses, commissioning research and resources to inform both the design and delivery of the programme. You will have strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, and use these to further the aims of the programme.

You’ll be joining a dedicated, warm and passionate team. The ideal candidate will care deeply about and have a strong policy understanding of labour market equality and workforce integration issues affecting underrepresented groups. You will have experience of successfully managing projects within a high-profile programme, experience commissioning research and managing delivery partners and strong stakeholder management skills.

Application closing date: Sunday 11 July 2021 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place via MS Teams: Week commencing 26 July 2021

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" button below.

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