Senior Policy and Projects Officer (Workforce Integration Network) - Mayor of London

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Salary: £49,405 per annum

Grade: 9

Contract type: Fixed Tem contract until 31 March 2022

Reference: CO282

Interview date: Week commencing 26 July 2021 via MS teams

Application closing date: Sunday 11 July 2021 at 23:59 BST

We are recruiting to a new fixed-term role in the team delivering the Workforce Integration Network (WIN) in the Social Integration team.

WIN is a flagship Mayoral programme working to create systemic change in London’s workforce by addressing underrepresentation, with an initial focus on increasing opportunities for young black men in construction and tech. A Mayoral priority, as part of the Mayor’s Strategy for Social Integration (https://www.london.gov.uk/what-we-do/communities/all-us-mayors-strategy-social-integration), this work is of increasing importance in London’s recovery from Covid-19 and relates to the Good Work recovery mission area (https://www.london.gov.uk/coronavirus/londons-recovery-coronavirus-crisis/recovery-context/helping-londoners-good-work).

WIN has had some major achievements over the past year including: The launch of the WIN toolkitThe WIN Design Labs and The WIN workforce equality data guide.  

As a senior officer in the WIN team, you will support the day-to-day management of the programme. Your responsibilities will include project and people management as well as engaging directly with businesses, commissioning research and resources to inform both the design and delivery of the programme. You will have strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, and use these to further the aims of the programme.  

You’ll be joining a dedicated, warm and passionate team. The ideal candidate will care deeply about and have a strong policy understanding of labour market equality and workforce integration issues affecting underrepresented groups. You will have experience of successfully managing projects within a high-profile programme, experience commissioning research and managing delivery partners and strong stakeholder management skills.  

The Mayor has announced that City Hall will be relocating from More London (London Bridge) to the Crystal Building in the Royal Docks. These roles will be based at The Crystal Building (from January 2022). Further information on the relocation announcement, can be found here.  

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 quoting reference CO282.

Application closing date: Sunday 11 July 2021 at 23:59 GMT 

Interviews will take place via MS Teams: Week commencing 26 July 2021

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