Strategic Transport Manager - Ref: EE05121

Walsall, West Midlands
G12: £45,859 - £51,315 per annum
30 Sep 2021
29 Oct 2021
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Strategic Transport Manager - Ref: EE05121
G12: £45,859 - £51,315 per annum

At Walsall Council, we believe that people are at the heart of everything we do. Enabling safe, sustainable and reliable journeys to work, education, healthcare, family and friends is essential to reducing inequality and maximising opportunities. Investment in regeneration across Walsall and the Black Country presents exciting opportunities to enhance and future proof our transport network, taking a collaborative approach to the delivery of innovative and exciting projects. Now we invite you to join us on our journey.

Our team are instrumental in the successful delivery of highways and transport services in Walsall. We are looking to recruit a forward thinking and ambitious Strategic Transport Manager who can take a leading role at a local and regional level.

The successful applicant will lead and direct the strategic transport function within Highways & Transport, reporting to the Group Manager for Transportation and working closely with regional colleagues from the Black Country Transport Team and Transport for West Midlands.

The post holder will take day-to-day responsibility for the successful development, delivery and management of: -

  • Major Project Pipeline (highways, cycling, walking and, in conjunction with TfWM, rail, bus, rapid transit)
  • Strategic and scheme-specific traffic modelling in support of the project pipeline
  • Transportation Capital Programme
  • Transport Strategy
  • Ultra-Low Vehicle Emission Strategy
  • Sustainable Transport Strategy / Local Cycling & Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP)
  • Walsall’s input to the Black Country Transport Priorities
  • Transport input to the Black Country Plan Review and Delivery

This is a varied role with innovation and partnership working at its heart. We are looking for someone who has a strong transportation background and the ability to both lead and work effectively with peers as part of a strategic team.  If you’re ready for your next challenge, we’re ready to hear from you!

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Closing date: 29th October 2021

Legislation imposes restrictions on political activity for certain local government employees. This position is designated as a politically restricted (sensitive) post as set out in Part 1 the Local Government & Housing Act 1989 and the Local Government (Political Restrictions) Regulations 1990 (LGO(PR)R 1990) [SI 851] and S.30 of the Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

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