Research and Operations Manager - Scrutiny Team - Greater London Authority (GLA)

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BAME Recruitment is delighted to continue our partnership with the Greater London Authority (GLA) and support them with their recruitment for a Research and Operations Manager.

Salary: £54,898 per annum

Grade: 10

Contract type: Permanent

Reference: GLA4185

Interview date: To be confirmed

Application closing date: Sunday 12 July 2020 at 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 an experienced manager to join its dynamic and highly-regarded scrutiny team, where you will be responsible for managing a team of 14 policy professionals investigating some of the key challenges facing London and examining the Mayor’s policies to address them.

The role will also include the development of a Research Unit to provide ongoing data monitoring, data visualisation and research support to the London Assembly; the role will involve devising and guiding the new pieces of research, as well as proactively liaising with politicians to make sure the London Assembly are delivering on their requirements.

The London Assembly are looking for someone comfortable working with research and data projects, with experience successfully carrying out a programme of policy projects, and who enjoys the challenge of leading and managing teams to deliver complex programmes.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in dealing with a wide range of stakeholders inside and outside City Hall – including senior elected politicians. If you enjoy leading on new projects, working in a fast-paced, political environment, and have strong management skills, this job could be perfect for you.

Further information on working within the GLA core Secretariat can be found by watching the following video:

This job is ‘politically restricted’ under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989. This role is based at City Hall.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and the GLA strive to ensure that their workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. They welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. The GLA are committed to being an inclusive employer and they are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. They 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, the GLA 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.

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