LEDNet (London Environment Directors Network) is a professional network of senior environment
leaders across London boroughs, providing and commissioning services and solutions to all of
London. LEDNet is working with London Councils, GLA, Central Government and other professional
bodies to achieve the most effective and efficient services for all Londoners.
The post will sit within the Transport and Environment Policy Team at London Councils, which is
the collective of London local government, the 32 boroughs and the City of London Corporation.
They come together through London Councils to work in collaboration to deliver their shared
ambitions for London and Londoners. Our services provide fair opportunities for all residents.
They include the Freedom Pass, Taxicard, Health Emergency Badge and a grants programme for
voluntary sector organisations in London on behalf of our members.
These are testing times for public services. Local government is facing challenges at a scale
not previously experienced and include delivering more services with fewer resources, which
require creative solutions. London local government is more and more looking to increased
cross-borough collaboration, demand management, commercialisation and digital innovation as
part of this.
We are looking for a highly motivated person with enthusiasm, innovative ideas and the ability
to work flexibly in a dynamic, quickly changing policy environment.
You will manage an ambitious programme of activities; help find innovative solutions to
boroughs huge challenges and research and analyse a variety of environmental policy issues. You
will oversee a number of research and policy projects, as well as write briefings,
presentations and reports.
You will work closely with senior London borough officers and Members as well as other key
agencies and organisations to develop appropriate and challenging policy proposals. You will be
talented at building effective relationships across sectors and be able to communicate,
negotiate with and influence a diverse range of people.
We are looking for someone who will be part of the solution to London’s needs, developing
creative approaches to key environmental policy issues. These challenges offer you
opportunities to shape service delivery approaches and leave your mark on the London policy
An information pack and application form can be obtained via the following
means: (please ensure you quote the correct reference number when applying for the
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.londoncouncils.gov.uk. The entire recruitment
pack can be downloaded from the website
Telephone: 020 7332 3978 (24hr answerphone) minicom service for the hearing impaired is available on 020 7332 3732.
For an informal chat, please contact Katharina Winbeck on 07769 145326.
Closing date for applications: 21 Feb 2024
Interview Dates: TBC
London Councils is committed to equality of opportunities. As users of the disability symbol,
we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the post
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