Correspondence, Enquires & FOI Officer - The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC)

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Salary: £35,865 - £41,124 per annum

Grade: 7

Contract type: Full time, 12-months Fixed Term

Reference: MOPAC CEFOI

Interview date: Friday 23rd July and/or Monday 26th July

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

The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) is the organisation through which the Mayor of London exercises his role as the Police and Crime Commissioner for London and is led by the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime. MOPAC undertakes a broad range of statutory duties and works closely with the Mayor of London, Deputy Mayor and Metropolitan Police Service to deliver the priorities that will create safer London communities. The Private Office is looking for someone to join the team on a Fixed Term Contract for at least 12 months possibly with a view to extending.

This is an exciting role and is vital in managing MOPAC’s Correspondence, Enquires & FOI processes and administering the system for receiving, handling, and managing the response to large volumes of routine correspondence and enquiries, GDPR related requests and FOI requests for MOPAC.  You will be working across the organisation and with external stakeholders.   We are looking for someone who will:

  • Lead, manage and deliver effective correspondence and enquiries arrangements for MOPAC, through drafting professional responses in a timely manner. Liaising with various internal and external stakeholders across the GLA family and the Metropolitan Police Service.
  • Support the Correspondence, Enquiries and FOI Lead to deliver statutory FOI work and GDPR requests to support the organisation.
  • The role will support the Mayoralty in its efforts to maintain transparency and positive stakeholder engagement experience with the public and broader stakeholders.

Want to find out what it’s like to work with MOPAC? Read our interviews with Havana Wellings-Longmore (Community Engagement Officer).

You can also find out more about MOPAC by visiting our website.

If you have a question about this role please contact Siobhan Williams, Siobhan.Williams@mopac.london.gov.uk If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process please contact a member of the HR team via email on HR@mopac.london.gov.uk

Political Restriction Political Restriction; under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended by the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011) all members of staff of MOPAC will be politically restricted without the right to apply for an exemption.

Security Vetting Clearance The successful candidates will be expected to undergo the necessary security vetting which may take around 8 weeks to be completed. Applicants will also need to have resided in the UK continuously for at least the last three years. Reward and Benefits In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 32.5 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, civil service pension scheme and flexible working arrangements.

Applying for the role To view the job description please click here

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. If this sounds like you, please click on the apply button. Please ensure your Supporting Statement clearly addresses the essential criteria and competency framework.

Where are we based? The team is currently based at City Hall (SE1 2AA) but we are currently working from home in the main, however over the coming months we are moving to a hybrid working model with office hubs at Union Street (near London Bridge) and Newlands Park (postcode SE26). 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.

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