Got what it takes to help allocate London’s €750m of European Structural funds?
18 September 2015
We are inviting applications to become a member of the London European Structural and Investment Funds Committee (LEC). There are currently four vacancies on the Committee for individuals representing one of the following sectors: Higher Education; Social Enterprise; Employment Support; or Equalities.
The LEC is responsible for advising on the development and delivery of the London European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF) strategy 2014-20 (available here), ensuring that local strategic aims are considered alongside national strategic and operational objectives; and that maximum impact is achieved through the European Social Fund (ESF) and European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), thereby contributing to the delivery of the national ESF and ERDF Operational Programmes. It is responsible for overseeing the development of an appropriate pipeline of proposals; advising the Greater London Authority on investments; and monitoring performance against targets at the London level.
The Members representing London’s Higher Education, Social Enterprise, Employment Support and Equalities sectors will demonstrate senior and substantial experience. They will focus on their area of expertise and its cross-disciplinary contribution to the economic strengths of the capital. They will have a clear view of the opportunities and challenges facing their sector. They will have the skills and contacts to be able to act as an effective conduit between their sector and the Committee.