Briefings Officer

  • Reference J19540
  • Paye:£16.53
  • Umbrella:£25.13
  • Role/TypeContract/Full Time
  • LocationLondon

RSR Police is a market leading recruitment business dedicated to supplying experienced practitioners on a temporary, contractual or permanent basis to the Law Enforcement market.

RSR Police are currently recruiting for a Briefings Officer for the Greater London Authority.

This is a temporary contract for 12 weeks initially, paying £16.53 per hour PAYE or £25.13 per hour via an Umbrella or Limited company

Job purpose

  • The Briefings Officer will work alongside the Briefings Manager and support in the preparation of high-quality briefing materials for the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, the Mayor, Chief Executive and directors and others as required.
  • They will focus delivery on all high-profile briefings which require attention to detail, particularly on financial information.
  • They will contribute to the effective working of the Private Office, operating collaboratively across team roles as necessary.
  • They will cover for the Briefings Manager if absent.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Work with colleagues to ensure the Deputy Mayor, Mayor and others are provided with high-quality briefings for meetings and events in a timely and effective manner, through either commissioning and overseeing the production of briefings, or preparing briefings on some matters personally.
  • Work with colleagues, but a particular focus on Finance to ensure all information is shared in a digestible way. The post holder will draft and collate the necessary information to ensure briefings are delivered succinctly and in a timely fashion.
  • The post holder will support colleagues in the Correspondence, Enquiries and FOI team to access the required up to date information from the centralised briefings portal.
  • Work with colleagues and with the Mayor’s Office to produce high quality and politically astute briefings for all Mayoral and Deputy Mayor engagement and other major Mayoral events and meetings.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to deliver an efficient service across the Private Office.

Person Specification

  • Experience of supporting a principal in a local government, parliamentary or other similar environment
  • Excellent written and spoken English and demonstrable experience of providing briefings and other written materials
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to manage various processes simultaneously, prioritise workloads and work with others to deliver quality products
  • Good political judgement
  • Willingness and experience of change and organisational upwards management

If you would like to be considered for this position and have the relevant experience, then please email your CV to

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Briefings Officer

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