About the role
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to play a leading role within a team that has a role to play in addressing structural inequalities across the capital.
We are recruiting a role within the Equalities team, within the Communities and Social Policy Unit. The ideal candidate will be passionate about addressing structural equalities within London and will have a strong understanding of social policy and programme delivery. You will have experience of successfully managing a team and high-profile programme with strong stakeholder engagement skills.
As Principal Policy and Projects Officer you will be responsible for the programme of activities that seek to address structural inequalities across London, working closely with a wide range of stakeholders including local and national government, voluntary and community sector organisations, commercial organisations and more.
The Equalities team sits in the Communities and Social Policy Unit at the GLA. The team consists of two sub-teams: this team, which delivers the Mayor’s statutory equalities duties and a range of programmes and activities to address structural inequalities within London, and the other team which delivers the Workforce Integration Network programme to address labour market inequalities.
The Principal Policy and Projects Officer reports to the Head of Equalities and plays a key role in the Equalities management team. You will manage a warm and highly motivated team of around 5 members of staff.
1. Supporting the Head of Equalities in delivering the Mayor’s priorities relating to addressing structural inequalities.
2. Playing a leading role in the design of and hold responsibility for the delivery of a programme of projects and policy work relating to tackling structural inequalities; supporting groups sharing protected characteristics under equality legislations, in line with the Mayor’s priorities.
3. Managing a sub-team of people working on structural inequalities and being responsible for the budget associated with it.
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