Principal Project Officer

Job Roles:
Head of Department, Manager, Other, Officer
Organisation Type:
Other Workplaces
Government/Local Authority
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£51,732 per annum
4th Dec 2017
Start Date:
Greater London Authority
Job Ref:

Principal Programme Officer - Programme Delivery (Skills & Employment)

Greater London Authority

Central London

£51,732 per annum

Ref: PP0010

Under the banner of ‘Skills for Londoners’ the skills agenda is at the heart of the Mayor of London’s vision for London, ensuring both Londoners and London’s businesses have the skills they need to succeed. The newly created role of Principal Project Officer – Programme Delivery within Skills & Employment will be central to preparation for devolution of the Adult Education Budget (AEB) to the Mayor.

You will work on the development and implementation of the Adult Education Budget (AEB) business cycle from project contract to completion; including managing a portfolio of contracts alongside stakeholder and partner negotiations, contract management, audit, quality assurance and compliance processes to prepare for the devolution of skills funding and powers to London.

Working as part of a wider Skills & Employment team, the post will provide expert guidance on skills delivery issues, specifically informing the development of the AEB commissioning strategy.

You will need to demonstrate significant knowledge and practical experience of project management and project control techniques relevant to outcome-related funding models, including financial analysis, project planning and appraisal, financing and risk management and evaluation. A successful track record of monitoring delivery of complex and large-scale programmes, including delivery through multiple third parties and contract management, will also be important.

This is a 24 month fixed term contract or secondment opportunity

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 these roles 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, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process, then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on quoting reference PP0010.

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Application closing date: Sunday 17 December 2017 at 23.59 GMT.

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, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

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