Programme Support Officer (Fixed term until January 2023)
Westminster - London

Vacancy Reference: 002427

Location: Westminster - London

Closing Date: 08/12/2021

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

Employment Type: Fixed term, part-time

Department: Improvement Directorate, LGA

Hours Per week: 17.5

Fixed-term, part time position until January 2023

About us

We are a politically led, cross-party organisation that works on behalf of councils to ensure local government has a strong, credible voice with national government. We aim to influence and set the political agenda on the issues that matter to councils, so they are able to deliver local solutions to national problems.

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The role 

The Local Government Association has a fantastic opportunity for someone to join its dynamic improvement teams working on a number of high-profile programmes that support councils to improve services to local people. 

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

The role will suit an individual 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

The successful candidate 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.

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. 

For enquiries contact Karen Denyer

Closing Date:         5pm, Wednesday 8 December 2021
Interview Date:     W/C Monday 13 December 2021

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


This vacancy is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.