Senior Policy Officer – Urban Resilience

Location
London Bridge Station, London (Greater)
Salary
£48,437 per annum
Posted
11 Dec 2018
Closes
06 Jan 2019
Ref
STAF1067

We are looking for a Senior Policy Officer, to join the busy office of the Deputy Mayor for Fire and Resilience. London has been selected to take part in the 100 Resilient Cities Programme, an initiative pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation. The 100 Resilient Cities programme is dedicated to helping cities around the world become more resilient to the physical, social and economic challenges that are a growing part of the 21st Century.

You’ll be working closely with the Urban Resilience Manager on the development and implementation of London’s Resilience Strategy. You’ll form an integral part of the team working on the 100 Resilient Cities project, working to strengthen London’s resilience both in relation to acute shocks and chronic stresses. You will also support the broader work of the Deputy Mayor in relation to London’s resilience.

You’ll have experience of working at a senior level, developing communications plans and event planning. You’ll need to have excellent written and communications skills and the ability to work with a range of stakeholders.

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, childcare voucher scheme 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 glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference STAF1067

Application closing date: Sunday 6 January 2019 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place: at City Hall on 21 & 23 January 2019