Executive Director, Resources

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Greater London Authority
Circa £130,000
Closing date:
14th November
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Recruitment timetable

Closing Date
14th November 2019
Long List
25th November 2019
Preliminary Interview
29th November 2019
Short Listing
6th December 2019
Stakeholder meeting
9th and 10th December 2019
Final Panel
w/c 16th December 2019


The Greater London Authority (GLA) is home to the Mayor and London Assembly. The Mayor is responsible for making London better place for everyone who visits, lives and
works in the capital. The London Assembly holds the Mayor to account on behalf of Londoners.

Operating at the heart of London government, this post offers the opportunity to influence across the city and make real changes that affect those living and working in the capital.

As Executive Director, and the statutory Chief Finance Officer for the GLA, you will possess exceptional financial acumen to ensure we use our financial assets to deliver benefits for Londoners. You will also ensure our approach to technology and facilities management are exemplar services
that reflect our world class city.

This is a substantial role and we are looking for an exceptional finance professional who enjoys complexity and working in collaboration with senior partners. As well as overseeing the highest standards of treasury management and probity for the GLA itself, you will lead on the strategic development of the consolidated budgets for the GLA Group, which includes the Metropolitan Police Service and Transport for London, which are in excess of £18 billion per annum.

For further information please visit www.join-gla.com. For a confidential discussion, please contact our recruitment partners at GatenbySanderson: Gillian Young (01908 230 265)

  • This job is ‘politically restricted’ under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.
  • Greater London Authority are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider any flexible working arrangements.

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