The Greater London Authority is looking to appoint a Programme Officer, to act as delivery lead for a wide range of capital projects across the existing Further Education Capital programme, the Growing Places Fund and the new Skills for Londoners Capital Fund which combined represent a grant value of £324m. These programmes respond directly to priorities of the Mayor and London Enterprise Action Partnership (the London LEP). You will be joining a friendly, high functioning team consisting of 7 people, working in a fast-paced environment within the GLA’s Regeneration Unit.
We are looking for an exceptional candidate with experience of project and programme management, able to build and maintain strong relationships with other GLA teams, LEAP and public and private sector funding partners, working closely with these to ensure excellent project outcomes. A good understanding of the planning and political context of London is required, ideally including familiarity with economic development, regeneration, place-making, and design quality management.
You will lead on the development and delivery of a portfolio of projects, working on the assessment of funding applications, contracting of funding agreements and the monitoring and reporting of project performance. You’ll play a key role in ensuring successful delivery of a variety of major city-wide initiatives, for example high-profile holistic regeneration projects, commercial developments, educational estates development schemes focused on London’s extensive Further Education sector and capital infrastructure projects all with a key focus on economic development and growth.
FTC (24 months).
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.