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Contract type: 1x Permanent and 1x Fixed term Contract until Sept 2023
Interview date: Thursday 15 or Friday 16 September 2022
Application closing date: Sunday 28 August 2022 at 23:59 GMT
We are looking for two highly organised and enthusiastic individuals interested in developing their project management skills, to join us to support the delivery of business support projects across London.
Will support with a diverse range of projects that support London’s small to medium sized enterprises (SME’s) .
Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)
Will work fully on a project that is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and the Mayor of London. This is delivered by an external delivery partner across five sites across the capital. We are therefore looking for an individual who will be able to support with operational and administrative tasks as well as ongoing monitoring, compliance, verification, recording, analysis and reporting of the project. Attention to detail and proficient use of MS products especially Excel is essential.
This role will contribute to the delivery of programmes and projects that will help to ensure delivery of the Mayor’s manifesto commitments supporting small businesses in the capital to grow as well as the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP)’s priorities to support enterprise and entrepreneurship.
Both roles will work closely with their associated Project Managers to manage stakeholders, set up robust monitoring and reporting systems and ensure that we - and our delivery partners comply with funding guidelines. They will also be responsible for organising regular project update meetings and ensuring that the partners keep on track and report back in a timely manner.
The successful candidates will demonstrate an ability to work flexibly across multiple policy issues and projects, to understand and effectively communicate complex ideas to others, build and nurture strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, reflecting the political context in which we work. The ability to multi task and having good attention to detail are essential. They will have an understanding of the economic policy issues facing London today and an interest in project management.
Experience in working with European Funds (for the fixed term role) and a knowledge and interest in entrepreneurship and small-medium-sized enterprises of diverse backgrounds is also desirable.
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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