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Reference: 73186

Date Added: 22 October 2019
Closing Date: 10 November 2019

Job Title: Senior Policy Advisers (x3)

Working For: London Assembly

Location: London

Salary: £54,898-£59,422 (pro rata for job share)

Job Details

Are you interested in working with Assembly Members from across the political spectrum to hold the Mayor to account and investigate issues of importance to Londoners?

The London Assembly is looking for talented individuals to join its dynamic and highly-regarded scrutiny team, where you will be investigating some of the key challenges facing London and examining the Mayor’s policies to address them.

The London Assembly are looking for people with excellent research and analysis skills, the ability to create high quality written outputs, as well as experience working in a political environment or with politicians.

In these roles, you will be responsible for leading, producing and delivering a wide-range of projects, research, briefings, reports and outputs for the London Assembly, its committees and its Members.
On a day to day basis, you will be liaising with politicians and their teams, gathering and analysing evidence from a range of sources, developing and maintaining relationships with stakeholders, and formulating credible recommendations for action.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in dealing with a wide range of stakeholders inside and outside City Hall – including senior elected politicians.

If you enjoy creative thinking, working in a fast-paced, political environment, and have strong research and drafting skills, this job could be perfect for you.

BAME Recruitment is delighted to partner with the GLA on the recruitment of 3 x Senior Policy Advisers in the Scrutiny and Investigation Unit:

  • Senior Policy Adviser – Housing/Planning / Regeneration
  • Senior Policy Adviser – Transport/Environment
  • Senior Policy Adviser – Police and Crime/Fire, Resilience and Emergency Planning (Job Share – 3 days per week)

This job is ‘politically restricted’ under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989

We are committed to flexible working arrangements.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.

We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.


Closing Date: 10 November 2019

Interview/Start Dates

Interview date: w/c 9 December 2019.

Application Details


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

Additional Notes

24th October 2019 - The Working For and logo have been corrected.