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Reference: 91686

Date Added: 8 February 2024
Closing Date: 21 February 2024

Job Title: Head of Local Government Finance/Principal Policy and Project Manager

Working For: London Councils

Location: London

Salary: Role 1: £73,177 - Role 2: £49,146

Length of Contract: Permanent

Job Details

Role 1: Head of Local Government Finance

• To lead London Councils’ work on influencing local government finance policy, working with colleagues across the organisation to ensure this contribution is integrated with other London Councils’ policy development.
• To manage the day-to-day operation of London Councils’ finance policy team – overseeing technical analysis, policy development, and influencing work in areas relating to local government finance.
• To liaise with a wide range of stakeholders across local government in London and nationally, central government, Whitehall, the GLA, press and media, researchers and consultants, business groups, VCS groups and other policy stakeholders.
• To support the Deputy Chair of London Councils, as portfolio holder for Finance and Resources, and other individual Portfolio Holders (Councillors from member authorities) and the forums they chair as

Role 2: Principal Policy and Project Manager – LEDNet

The post will sit within the Transport and Environment Policy Team at London Councils, which is the collective of London local government, the 32 boroughs and the City of London Corporation. They come together through London Councils to work in collaboration to deliver their shared ambitions for London and Londoners. Our services provide fair opportunities for all residents. They include the Freedom Pass, Taxicard, Health Emergency Badge and a grants programme for voluntary sector organisations in London on behalf of our members.

These are testing times for public services. Local government is facing challenges at a scale not previously experienced and include delivering more services with fewer resources, which require creative solutions. London local government is more and more looking to increased cross-borough collaboration, demand management, commercialisation and digital innovation as part of this.

We are looking for a highly motivated person with enthusiasm, innovative ideas and the ability to work flexibly in a dynamic, quickly changing policy environment.
You will manage an ambitious programme of activities; help find innovative solutions to boroughs huge challenges and research and analyse a variety of environmental policy issues. You will oversee a number of research and policy projects, as well as write briefings, presentations and reports.

Closing Date: 21 February 2024

Interview/Start Dates


Application Details

To apply for Role 1: Head of Local Government Finance please click here: https://londoncouncils.tribepad-gro.com/members/modules/job/detail.php?record=84

To apply for role 2: Principal Policy and Project Manager – LEDNet please click here:https://londoncouncils-jobs.tribepad-gro.com/jobs/job/Principal-Policy-and-Project-Manager-LEDNet/83

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

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