Policy & Project Officer, Growth & Infrastructure, Open to flexible working
Do you have a passion for London and want to help shape its future growth and infrastructure? Do you have strong project management skills and an ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders? If so, the GLA’s Infrastructure and Growth Team wants to hear from you.
This role provides you with a chance to work on a wide range of existing and new projects, supporting the development of initiatives designed to improve the way in which infrastructure is delivered in the city, with the goal of ensuring that London remains an attractive, equitable and productive place to live and work as it grows.
The team you will join is high-performing, benefiting from strong working relationships across the GLA. As such you will be exposed to a diverse work programme that will support your career development and have the chance to work with people at a range of levels. Some key outputs of the team in recent years have included developing London’s first infrastructure plan and leading on the pioneering London Infrastructure Mapping Application.
A focus of your role will be supporting the recently created Infrastructure Development Coordination Team, which is piloting innovative projects to solve complex infrastructure planning and delivery challenges in London’s high growth areas.
To meet the requirements of the role you will need to be well organised and have experience managing projects. You will also have strong research, problem solving and analytical skills, an ability to communicate effectively, and be comfortable working with a diverse range of people.
We welcome applicants from a range of backgrounds. You may have studied or have work experience in areas such as economics, town planning, infrastructure policy, or other related areas. The key in your application is to demonstrate how your experience and skills are relevant to the position.
At the GLA we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days annual leave pro rata, interest free season ticket and bicycle loan, pension and incremental salary scheme.
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.
Application closing date: Monday 9 September 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
Interviews will take place at: City Hall, on a date to be confirmed.