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Application closing date: Monday 29 August 2022 at 23:59 GMT
The Crystal Palace National Sports Centre is an iconic sporting venue which has served the local community in south London and hosted world class athletes and events over many decades. The Mayor of London has approved a significant capital budget to refurbish this historic sporting venue in order to bring it back to its former glory.
This role offers a unique opportunity to play an important part in its reinvigoration as a key heritage asset in the centre of Crystal Palace Park. As Project Director, you will provide strategic leadership on all matters relating to the comprehensive refurbishment of the Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. You will have responsibility for delivering the project on time and budget, leading engagement with key internal and external stakeholders, and ensuring that the project is delivered to the highest quality in line with Good Growth principles.
You will have experience of leading complex multifaceted capital projects or programmes in a political environment or organisation and bring strong communication skills to the role.
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, 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
This role will be based at City Hall, in the Royal Docks (Kamal Chunchie Way, London, E16 1ZE). 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.
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.
Diversifying Leadership is a careers platform dedicated to increasing diversity and representation in management and leadership.
Diversifying Leadership exists under the umbrella of Diversifying Jobs, part of Diversifying Group – a Diversity and Inclusion Services organisation.
Diversifying Group (formerly BAME Recruitment) provide a blend of Talent Attraction, Executive Search, Recruitment Marketing, Events, Training and Consultancy Services to support organisations on their journey to inclusive working.
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