Greenwich

Current GLLaB job opportunities

Vacancies via Greenwich Local Labour and Business

GLLaB works with employers to promote job vacancies for local people. Listed below are current vacancies with local businesses.

Please note these are not advertisements for jobs at the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

For job vacancies with the Royal Borough of Greenwich and in schools, please visit the council and teaching jobs section.


Gardeners

  • Location: Stratford
  • Salary: £9 to £13 per hour, depending on qualification and experience 

Experienced, qualified gardeners needed on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford.

  • Four posts for Level 3 qualified candidates with at least five years' experience in full time horticultural work.
  • Five posts for Level 2 qualified candidates with at least two years' experience in full time horticultural work.

For more information, or to apply, please email your CV to terry.mcguinness@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.

Closing date for completed applications: 22 April 2014.


Lunchtime supervisor

  • Location: Charlton
  • Salary: £7.48 per hour, including holiday pay
  • Hours: 10 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Term-time only.

This is a temporary position for one year covering maternity leave. It would suit someone who is looking for a second job to top up their salary or someone who is not claiming Jobseeker's Allowance.

Applicants do not need to have any qualifications in childcare, but you must have experience of working in a childcare setting or working in a school kitchen.

Applicants must show a commitment and a desire to work within this industry and be able to demonstrate a good work ethic, have good communication skills, speak good English and be willing to learn and undertake any training that will be provided.

For more details and an application pack please email Alison.wetherly@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.

Closing date for completed applications: 4.30pm, 5 May 2014.


General manager

A traditional pub that is to open soon in General Gordon Square, Woolwich, is looking for a general manager.

Successful applicants will need to demonstrate that they are creative in their approach to managing a business, with a strong sense of leadership and the ability to deliver a high-quality product in a community-led environment.

Previous experience working for independent pubs or groups is an advantage.

The role will require you to:

  • Recruit and train a team, delivering a high standard of service
  • Recruit individuals to reflect the ethos of the pub
  • Have a passion for delivering fresh, seasonal food
  • Have the business and financial acumen to deliver both growth and profit
  • Deliver events and entertainment that promote the community ethos of the pub
  • Have an understanding of food hygiene and health and safety requirements
  • Be a personal licence holder

If you think you fit the bill, email your CV to peter.ellis@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.


Chef/cook

  • Salary: £6.50 to £7.50 per hour
  • Hours: Starting time can be from 5pm closing time between 12am and 4am (depending on how busy the business is)
  • Location: North Greenwich

You will:

  • prepare and cook food
  • ensure a high standard of food hygiene is maintained at all times.

To apply, you should have:

  • two years' previous experience as a cook in a similar environment
  • knowledge of Health and Safety regulations
  • a basic food hygiene certificate.

For more information, or to apply, please email your CV to rachael.hart@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.


Senior business analyst

You will work within a matrix structure, undertaking a range of business analysis tasks for established projects or potential projects and programmes of work coming through the IS stage gate process or corporate transformation portfolio.

  • Salary: £23.42 per hour.
  • Contract: Temporary position, with the potential to become permanent.

You must have a degree to apply for this vacancy.

You will:

  • maintain a specialist area of expertise, ensuring best practice and continuous improvement for these areas across the team
  • undertake business analyst tasks and activities as a resource on projects
  • undertake a relationship management role, leading on engagement for a specific set of services
  • have areas of expertise in business change and project management.

For a full job description or to apply, email graduate-opportunities@royalgreenwich.gov.uk attaching your CV and a covering letter.


CTAS London vault operations assistant

In the financial services sector, reconciling physical live bearer instruments against relevant holdings reports – under four-eyed supervision.

  • Salary: £16 per hour.
  • Contract: Temporary position, with the potential to become permanent.

Essential skills:

  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • attention to detail
  • you must work well within a small team
  • relevant industry experience is preferable
  • you must have a degree.

For a full job description or to apply, email graduate-opportunities@royalgreenwich.gov.uk attaching your CV and a covering letter.


Personal assistant (PA) to headteacher

You will maintain high professional standards and oversee a communications team managing press releases, publications, fundraising and corporate branding.

You will also provide a confidential and personal service to the headteacher and senior leadership team, and act as their ambassador in all matters, managing hospitality for all meetings, events and functions.

  • Salary: £26,000 per year.
  • Contract: Temporary position, with the potential to become permanent.

To apply you should have:

  • a degree
  • a minimum RSA word processing level three or equivalent
  • a high level of computer literacy, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, Access, PowerPoint and the internet.

For a full job description or to apply, email graduate-opportunities@royalgreenwich.gov.uk attaching your CV and a covering letter.


Office manager

You will lead and manage the administrative team within a school, and be responsible for day-to-day leadership, management, forward planning and a programme of work for the school office.

You will maintain the school calendar and diary, including the diaries of the senior leadership team, and take the lead in training staff in different aspects of customer service.

You must have a degree to apply for this job.

  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 per year.
  • Contract: Temporary position, with the potential to become permanent.

For a full job description or to apply, email graduate-opportunities@royalgreenwich.gov.uk attaching your CV and a covering letter.


Ramp service assistants at London City Airport

  • Reference: 5976
  • Salary: £10,272 per year
  • Hours: Part time, 20 to 21 hours per week
  • Location: E16
  • Contract: Permanent after a six-month probation period 

The shift pattern is set by the employer. Patterns are set on a 13-week rolling roster, covering weekends and bank holidays. They will consist of a mixture of the two shifts below:

  • Early: Monday to Saturday, 5.30am to 11.30am
  • Late: Sunday to Friday, 3pm to 8pm

Job description

London City Airport provides a unique stress-free experience for business and leisure travellers, serving 40 European destinations with over 1,300 flights per week.

The main purposes of the job are:

  • to meet the ground handling demands of customer airlines
  • maintaining the highest levels of health and safety and customer service standards in the workplace.

Essential skills and experience

You must: 

  • have two years' manual work experience dated within the last two years
  • have a full UK or EU driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • be a strong team player
  • have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • have full colour vision and no hearing impediments
  • be able to work part-time only on a 13-week rolling roster, as described in the shift patterns above
  • live within a 30-minute commute to E16 2PB
  • be able to supply a five-year checkable work history
  • be able to attend an assessment centre within six weeks
  • disclose all criminal convictions and cautions, spent and unspent

For further information and how to apply, send CVs to Rachael.Hart@royalgreenwich.gov.uk


Part-time assistant martial arts instructor

A part-time assistant martial arts instructor is needed to join a team of instructors at Pyramid Martial Arts. 

  • Martial arts experience is essential.
  • You will preferably be a black belt in either freestyle kickboxing, sports karate or taekwondo. Applicants who are on a lower grading will be considered if they have the right mentality.
  • You must enjoy working with children and have a fun and outgoing personality, but be stern when required.
  • The successful applicant will also need to be patient and understanding of children's individual needs.
  • A DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service, formerly CRB) check will be required.

The successful candidate will be provided with full training and a uniform.

When attending interview please bring along any records of achievement. 

Salary and hours will be discussed at interview.

Please send CVs to Johanna.fender@royalgreenwich.gov.uk