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Contract type: Fixed term (or secondment) up to March 2025
Interview date: Wednesday 07 and Friday 09 September 2022
Application closing date: Monday 22 August 2022 at 23:59 GMT
The GLA’s Green Infrastructure team promotes and delivers the Mayor's Green Infrastructure policies and programmes and coordinates the London Urban Forest Partnership with the Forestry Commission. The team is recruiting a London Urban Forest Plan coordinator following a successful funding bid to the Defra Trees Call to Action Fund (TCAF). In addition to funding this role, the grant is funding eight projects led by LUFP partners to deliver tree planting, woodland management and community engagement projects across London over three years.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the delivery, monitoring and updating of the London Urban Forest Plan, working closely with key stakeholders in the London Urban Forest Partnership. They will also provide co-ordination for the TCAF project, organising regular project meetings with delivery partners, reporting on project progress and outcomes, and evaluating the programme.
The role sits in the Green Infrastructure team and your work will contribute to making London’s public realm greener, improving access to, and enhancing green spaces, increasing the capital’s resilience to the impacts of climate change and safeguarding and enhancing biodiversity.
We are looking for an individual who is familiar with the tree and woodland sector and has excellent project and programme management experience. This should include project planning, budget management, risk management, issue resolution and evaluation. This role is particularly suited to someone from the environment sector who wants to advance their career in project and programme management.
This role will be based 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.
Please note we do not accept CV’s for this role. All applications for this vacancy must be submitted via our online recruitment system. To apply and to view a copy of the Job Description and Person specification, please click the "Apply Now" button below.
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