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Reference: 72176

Date Added: 5 August 2019
Closing Date: 26 August 2019

Job Title: Research & Support Officer (Liberal Democrats)

Working For: London Assembly

Location: London

Salary: £33,128 per annum

Job Details

The GLA is looking to recruit a Research and Support Officer to provide support to Liberal Democrat London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon MBE AM, and to lead on a number of different policy areas including housing, planning, policing and crime. Your work will include undertaking research and providing policy briefings, helping draft questions to the Mayor, liaising with the public and external organisations, managing correspondence and extensive amounts of casework, organising meetings and other related support tasks. Diary management for Caroline Pidgeon is also a vital part of this role. The work is fast moving and varied.

You will need a good understanding of the work of the London Assembly and a high level of political awareness, together with sound organisational, administrative and written communication skills, along with experience of building relationships with a wide range of people. Knowledge of policy issues facing the capital would be an advantage.

For further information on working within the GLA London Assembly please watch the following video https://youtu.be/lU31a2lrzX4

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from candidates 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 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.

Closing Date: 26 August 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: 6 September 2019.

Application Details

https://www.london.gov.uk/about-us/jobs-and-working-city-hall/current-vacancies/gla2356-research-support-officer-liberal-democrats-1

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

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