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Planning and Scheme Development Officer

Employer: Transport for the North

  • Reference: TFN/17/40845
  • Published on: Fri 11/08/2017 16:55 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 29/08/2017 10:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
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  • Salary: Circa £40,000 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater Manchester

Transport for the North (TfN) is a unique partnership, established in October 2014, between the 19 Northern Local Transport Authorities, Department for Transport, Network Rail, High Speed 2 Ltd and Highways England. TfN allows the North to speak with a coherent and integrated approach to pan-Northern strategic transport planning and investment in order to achieve transformational economic growth.

TfN expects to gain statutory status by becoming England’s first Sub-national Transport Body (STB) in 2017. TfN is currently developing an integrated, multi-modal Strategic Transport Plan which will set the long-term sequenced investment priorities for TfN as an STB.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), on behalf of TfN, is looking to recruit the following role:

The role - Two Year Fixed-Term Contract / Secondment (public sector bodies only):

To work in partnership with the Department for Transport and Highways England, to support the determination and commission of priorities for investment into the North's Major Road Network (MRN) aligned to the strategic Transport Plan (STP), and to engage with partners across the North.

What we’re looking for:

The successful candidate will have significant exposure to major highways or transportation programme development and delivery, with the ability to deliver complex projects and work plans to meet key objectives. You will have experience of implementing and developing successful transport strategy policies, developing strategies for continuous improvement and have experience of project performance management. In addition you will have proven experience of analysing information and evidence to make recommendations to the business.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, our other benefits are:

  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

For more information on the role and the kind of person we’re looking for please refer to the role profile and person specification.

If you believe you have the skills and experience we’re looking for please apply online, ensuring that in your application you provide evidence in the form of specific examples of how you meet the essential criteria in the role profile (e.g. E1,E2,E3,E4..).

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