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Reference: 71023

Date Added: 13 May 2019
Closing Date: 28 May 2019

Job Title: SitCen Duty Officer

Working For: Greater London Authority

Location: London

Salary: £43,517 per annum + £7,488.06 on call allowance

Job Details

As part of a high performing team of Duty Officers for the London Situational Awareness Team (LSAT) you will monitor real time events and information feeds, initiating and supporting the first response for the GLA to crises and events impacting London and London’s interests. You will provide 24/7 shift cover allowing an effective, efficient, consistent, quality service to key stakeholders (Mayor’s Office, GLA Corporate Management Team etc.). This is a unique opportunity to play a crucial role at the centre of London government.

The Duty Officer is the first point of contact for the GLA out of hours and able to support the activation crisis response arrangements and other mechanisms in response to breaking news and urgent new developments. Senior officers across the GLA will rely on your insight to help keep them informed and updated in a timely way, allowing them to make the right decisions at the right time.

This work can be demanding and will require you to cooperate closely with a wide range of stakeholders and building trusting relationships.

A key requirement for this role is good judgement and the ability to identify, process, analyse and comprehend critical elements of information about what is happening and turn this information into actionable intelligence that will shape the GLA’s response to a critical and major incident. You will be expected to make judgements on difficult/sensitive issues, with a keen awareness of any wider implications (political/media/etc). You should have excellent customer focus (with a range of internal and external customers/stakeholders), good communications skills and the desire to deliver a lasting impact is essential. Experience of policy, crisis management and or intelligence analysis/operational work is desirable.

The job involves shift working and qualifies for shift/on-call allowance.

Post holders must be willing to undergo National Security Vetting to the level of SC.

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.

Closing Date: 28 May 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will take place at: Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 June 2019 at City Hall.

Application Details

Please apply via the GLA recruitment portal here: https://www.london.gov.uk/about-us/jobs-and-working-city-hall/current-vacancies/co02-14-sitcen-duty-officer

Website: https://www.london.gov.uk/

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