The primary objective of the GLA’s Skills and Employment Unit is to fulfil the Mayor’s role to promote and deliver skills and employment policy and deliver the commitments set out in his Skills for Londoners Strategy and the Skills Roadmap for London. The Unit is also responsible for the management and delivery of the Adult Education Budget (AEB) in London.
As a Senior Board Officer you will provide high quality committee services support to the Mayor’s Skills for Londoners Board, Jobs & Skills Business Partnership and their associated task and finish groups, as well as the internal and external governance processes associated with the Skills & Employment Unit as necessary, including those associated with the AEB. You will also support the effective management of the Unit’s decision‑making processes.
Candidates should have: a proven track record of success in managing formal Board and/or Committee meetings; the ability to interpret and apply governance best practice; a broad understanding of key policy and political issues affecting London and its governance structures; and a successful track record in working with a range stakeholders.
Expertise in using specialist committee management software and/or supporting positive Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) practices within a similar working environment will be an advantage.
This role will be based at City Hall, in the Royal Docks (Kamal Chunchie Way, London, E16 1ZE) and at London Fire Brigade’s Head Office (Union Street SE1 0LL). GLA staff are hybrid working up to 3 days a week in our offices and remotely depending on their role. As part of this, you will need to split your time between home working and coming into the office.
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, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority ethnic candidates and disabled candidates who are currently underrepresented in our workforce.
For more information on the GLA’s approach to Diversity and Inclusion, please see Diversity and our values | London City Hall
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.
Interview date: Week commencing 05 September 2022
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.