Mayor of London

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Job Description

Want to play your part in shaping policy in London?

Principal Policy & Project Officer –Young Peoples’ Education & Schools

These are challenging but exciting times for public services. We are looking for a highly motivated person with enthusiasm and ideas to work flexibly in a dynamic, quickly changing policy environment.

Working in the Enterprise, Economy and Skills team, you will be working on education policy covering areas such as SEND, inclusive practice and 14-19 provision. You will have experience of contributing to policy development in education, including the 14 to 19 phase of education, or related policy areas, with a good understanding of local government and its place in a complex policy landscape. 

We are looking for an outstanding candidate who can build effective relationships across sectors, negotiate with and influence a diverse range of people, and who has experience of creative problem solving and managing a varied workload in a pressurised environment.

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.  
 
An information pack and application form can be obtained via the following means: (please ensure you quote the correct reference number when applying for the post).
   
Email: cru@cityoflondon.gov.uk
Website: http://www.londoncouncils.gov.uk. The entire recruitment pack can be downloaded from the website 

Telephone: 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone)
minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732

Closing date: 25th January 2019.
Interview date: 6th February 2019.

London Councils is committed to equality of opportunities. As users of the disability symbol, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the post.

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