Policy Adviser x 5 (Scrutiny Team) - London Assembly

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Salary: £44,388 per annum

Grade: 8

Contract type: Permanent

Reference: GLA4660

Interview date: To be confirmed 

Application closing date: Wednesday 28 April 2021 23:59 GMT

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.  

We are looking for someone 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 this role, 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. 

Further information on working within the GLA core Secretariat can be found by watching the following video: https://youtu.be/8TLVhKf7HSY 

This job is ‘politically restricted’ under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989. To view a copy of the job description and person specification please click the 'apply now'  

How to Apply  - Please evidence how you meet the requirements for this role by addressing the 4 listed Technical Requirements & the following 3 Behavioural Competencies (Communicating & Influencing / Research & Analysis & Responding to Pressure and Change). This role is based at City Hall. 

 The Mayor recently announced the relocation from City Hall to the Crystal building in the Royal Docks.  This position is anticipated to be primarily based at the Crystal Building from January 2022.  Further information on the relocation announcement, can be found here:

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

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.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are 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, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk 

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