Assistant Director, Communities and Social Policy

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Greater London Authority
£86,600 - £93,739
Closing date:
7th November
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Recruitment timetable

Closing Date
7th November 2019
Long List
14th November 2019
Preliminary Interview
20th November 2019
Final Panel
2nd and 4th December 2019


The Greater London Authority (GLA) is home to the Mayor and London Assembly. The Mayor is responsible for making London a 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. Working with a wide range of partners, you will be accountable for critical policy areas and programmes of work spanning
social integration, equality & fairness, food and our community engagement teams.

As Assistant Director, and the most senior policy adviser for this portfolio, you’ll lead on issues ranging from migration and citizenship to equality and poverty alleviation. You will also ensure that our policies and programmes are based on the best available data and analysis and lead high-performing teams of committed specialists.

For a confidential discussion, please contact our recruitment partners at GatenbySanderson: Peter Guilder on 07545 441127

  • 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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