Mayor of London
London, Greater London (On-site)
£56,655 per annum
Contract, Fixed term or secondment until May 2025, Full-time
Job description

This is your opportunity to join the GLA’s Skills and Employment Unit to help lead and design an exciting, new three year, £41m skills programme in London which focuses on improving people’s numeracy skills.

This role will lead and contribute to the Mayor’s policy development on skills and employment, with a particular focus on numeracy skills and how this can support Londoners mitigate the increasing cost of living in the capital. You will be part of a team which aims to fulfil the Mayor’s role to promote and deliver skills and employment policy and programmes which help Londoners get the skills they need to progress into good work and lead happier, healthier lives.

The team is also responsible for the management, design and delivery of the devolved c. £320m annual Adult Education Budget (AEB). This role will work closely with other officers to ensure alignment with the AEB and the Mayor’s wider jobs and skills programmes.

This role also comes with line management responsibility. 

This role will be based at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL).  GLA staff are hybrid working up to 3 days a week in our offices and remotely depending on their role. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office.

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.

To apply, please visit our website. On applying, you will need to supply a a supporting statement clearly addressing the person specification criteria (technical requirements and behavioural competencies).

Application closing date: Sunday 17 July 2022 at 23:59 GMT.

Interviews will take place: Thursday 28 July 2022.

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, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic candidates and disabled candidates who are currently underrepresented in our workforce.

Refreshed on: 09 July 2022
Closed date: 17 July 2022 at 23:59
Job ref: PPO1
Tags: Policy/Research, Management