The Committee Services team has a vacancy for a Committee Assistant supporting the work of the London Assembly and its committees. You will work in a team that also provides key clerking support across the GLA Group to the London Assembly, Mayor of London, Transport for London, London Legacy Development Corporation and the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation; it is a dynamic working environment with a great deal of scope for professional development.
You will need: a strong understanding of how local authority meetings work and ideally already have some direct, relevant experience in this area; high-level communication and writing skills; excellent organisational skills; the ability to consistently meet demanding deadlines in a pressurised environment; and the ability to work effectively in a complex, political and high-profile organisation. Knowledge of the role of scrutiny in a local authority setting would be advantageous.
You must also be able to manage the interface between officers and elected representatives with tact and diplomacy, and have a firm grasp of the use and application of ICT.
Candidates who applied for this vacancy in April 2018 need not apply.
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.
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.