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Reference: 84063

Date Added: 13 May 2022
Closing Date: 26 May 2022

Job Title: Assistant Programme Manager

Working For: Local Government Associatoon

Location: London

Salary: From £53,327 per annum

Length of Contract: Fixed term until 31 March 2023

Job Details

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.

To find out more information about what it’s like to work at the LGA, please visit http://www.local.gov.uk/benefits-and-working-lga and for information on Equality and Diversity at the LGA, please visit https://www.local.gov.uk/equality-and-diversity-lga

The role

As an Assistant Programme Manager within the Cyber, Digital and Technology Team, you will be responsible for leading on the day-to-day delivery of the Cyber 360 programme, assisting councils to reduce cyber risk. The successful candidate will have diverse experience in delivering improvement projects which focus on growing skills and knowledge across an organisation. This is an opportunity to deliver a high-profile programme which is a key priority for central government, councils, and the LGA.

As we encourage flexible working at the LGA, we are happy to discuss the option of a home-based contract. The salary for a home-based worker is from £53,327 pa or office-based from £57,104 pa (including London Weighting). The office-based working will be in line with our transitional flexible working policy as we begin to return to the office following COVID-19.

The requirements

• High level interpersonal skills, with the ability to develop positive internal and external relationships.
• A team player willing to work flexibly to meet changing priorities
• Excellent organisational and people skills together with a good understanding of the local government agenda and the current issues facing local government. Specific or technical knowledge of cyber security is not necessary.
• Self-motivated and self-supporting, able to prioritise work against competing demands.

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 Jamie Cross, jamie.cross@local.gov.uk 

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

Closing Date: 26 May 2022

Interview/Start Dates

Interview Date: Wednesday 08 June 2022

Application Details

For further information and to apply online please our job site: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/lga/displayjob.aspx?jobid=1600 

Website: https://www.local.gov.uk/

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