Research Support Officer, Open to flexible working

London Assembly
London Bridge Station, London (Greater)
£32,163 per annum
13 Sep 2018
30 Sep 2018
Contract Type

Research Support Officer Vacancy in the London Assembly Labour Group supporting Navin Shah AM

Discover and share data that will make London a better place to live.

Whether preparing for a meeting, submitting a question to London’s Mayor or tabling a motion, Navin Shah AM will look to you for advice and information. Proactively anticipating and carefully considering his needs, you’ll have the answers at your fingertips. You’ll manage his diary, correspondence and casework, and produce constituency reports to publication standard. Working with the senior press officer, you will provide pro-active public affairs support. Looking into emerging trends and issues facing London, you’ll provide core research. As first point of contact, you’ll represent professional 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 (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.

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.  Applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates will be particularly welcomed as they are currently under-represented in this area of our organisation.

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.

Application closing date:  Sunday 30 September 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall on a 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.

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