Planning and Scheme Development Officer

£40000.00 per annum
10 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Andrew Brady
Job Function
Job position
Contract Type
Full Time

Planning and Scheme Development Officer - Manchester

Your new company
A leading provider of Design & Management across the UK are currently experiencing a period of growth.

Your new role

  • Support the delivery of Major Road Network (MRN) Programme aligned to the wider Strategic Transport Plan (STP)
  • Support inputs to the STP and MRN and its successor Strategies and to the Business Plan.
  • Coordinate the MRN work-stream programme team
  • Manage and establish positive and effective relationships with stakeholders
  • Maintain interface with other functions and key personnel
  • Manage intelligence on UK MRN related developments and trends
  • Ensure you comply with all applicable organisational legislation and policy

What you'll need to succeed

  • Previous experience in major highways and/or transportation programme development and delivery
  • Previous experience of working in partnership with the Department for Transport, Highways England, Network Rail and other national agencies
  • Previous experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams to deliver complex projects and work plans, and to meet key objectives
  • Previous experience of successful transport strategy and policy development and implementation
  • Knowledge of transport strategy, transportation planning and traffic/highway engineering
  • Experience of managing budgets and effectively applying key commercial, business and other management processes
  • Experience of working in an active policy development environment involving regular contact with senior elected members and / or board level private-sector executives
  • Experience of analysing information and evidence and making recommendations
  • Able to determine the most appropriate public transport solution for the specific locality
  • Experience of developing strategies for continuous improvement and of project performance measurement

What you'll get in return
Competitive Salary 25 days Holiday + bank holidays, Childcare Voucher Scheme Bike to Work Scheme, Company Pension Scheme Share Ownership (subject to status), Life Assurance Holiday Accommodation (subject to availability)

What you need to do now
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