Principal Policy & Project Officer

Want to play your part in London’s economic recovery?

Salary: £36,042 per annum

Ref: LC786

London’s economy is facing big challenges and opportunities with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. We are looking for a highly motivated person with enthusiasm and ideas to help support London’s economic recovery and promote the role that London’s local authorities can play in this.

Working in London Councils’ Enterprise, Economy and Skills team, you will work on a range of policy projects to help Londoners get the skills they need in key growth sectors, promote apprenticeships, support London’s crucial cultural sector and create economic growth that benefits more disadvantaged Londoners.

This is an outward facing role, building relationships with and influencing lots of different stakeholders and coming up with creative solutions to make London a better place to live and work. You’ll work with London local authorities, the Greater London Authority, central government, business organisations, cultural organisations, skills providers and others. You’ll develop policy ideas and solutions and present them in a persuasive way.

London Councils represents the 32 boroughs and the City of London. We aim to get the best deal for Londoners and to ensure that London’s councils have the resources, freedoms and powers to do the best possible job for their residents and local businesses. We welcome applications from across London’s diverse communities.

Closing date for applications:         Monday 9 August 2021 at 12 Noon

Interview Dates:                                Thursday 2 September 2021

To view the Job Information Pack for this role, please go to attachments section.

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Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour Answer phone) quoting reference number LC786 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732

As a Disability Confident Employer, London Councils will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the post.