Programme Support Officer - Cyber Security (Fixed term until 31 March 2022)
Central London, currently remote

Vacancy Reference: 002286

Location: Central London, currently remote

Closing Date: 30/07/2021

Salary: £31,453 pa (including London Weighting)

Employment Type: Fixed term or secondment considered, full-time

Department: Improvement Directorate, LGA

Hours Per week: 35

Fixed term until 31 March 2022

About us

The LGA is the national voice of local government. We work with councils to support, promote and improve local government. 

The Improvement Directorate of the LGA provides support to local authorities across the country. The Directorate is looking to employ a Programme Support Officer to work with our Cyber Security team.

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The role

The roles require individuals who can: work independently across multiple projects at any one time, update and analyse spreadsheets, produce reports, chase external stakeholders for information, plan and prepare meetings and events, take minutes, raise orders and invoices, monitor budgets, routinely keep project information and records up to date, understand and follow corporate policies and processes. 

The requirements

Successful applicants will need to be: team players who are flexible and capable of working with minimal supervision; well organised with the ability to plan and deliver a varied workload; highly capable and well-motivated; excellent communicators. They will also need to have strong interpersonal skills and have excellent attention to detail.

The Cyber Security Programme works with a number of stakeholders to promote the information security and service resilience of local authorities across the country. 

For enquiries contact Katie Owen via email on  

You must have the right to work in the UK, the LGA are unfortunately unable to offer sponsorship visas. Evidence for the right to work in the UK will be requested at the interview stage. 

Closing Date:              5pm, Friday 30 July
Interview Date:          Friday 6 – Monday 10 August 2021, interviews will be held remotely

As a Disability Confident Leader, the LGA values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community