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Reference: 88885

Date Added: 22 May 2023
Closing Date: 26 May 2023

Job Title: Policy and Research Advisor - Mayor's Office

Working For: Greater London Authority

Location: London

Salary: £28.25 per hour, pro-rata

Length of Contract:

Job Details

An opportunity has arisen to work as a Policy and Research Advisor within the Mayor’s Office at the GLA.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Conduct research as directed by the Mayoral Head of Policy and other senior advisors to the Mayor.
  • Use research skills and a knowledge of GLA and functional body policies and messages to advise on the suitability and consistency of content to be included in policy documents and communications materials.
  • Produce briefings for the Mayor, the Mayor’s Office and external stakeholders on a wide variety of topics relating to the Mayor, the Greater London Authority and functional bodies.
  • Draft briefings as well as articles, statements and other written material as required.

Skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Proven ability to provide research and strategic policy analysis, within a political or complex business environment, on a wide range of topics, assimilate information and prepare briefings.
  • Ability to write high-quality work at short notice.
  • A thorough understanding of London government, the political landscape in London and the issues facing a major world city.
  • Successful track record of researching and drafting a diverse range of briefings and written material within a complex political environment.
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role supporting a politician or senior manager in a busy and complex environment, dealing with confidential / sensitive issues and documents.

Closing Date: 26 May 2023

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews: End of May / beginning of June. 

Starting date: as soon as possible following interviews.  

Application Details

Please submit a CV and covering letter to Stacey.KasongoMujinga@london.gov.uk

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

Additional Notes