Birmingham City Council

Principal Transport Delivery Officer

01 Aug 2022
30 Oct 2022
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Full time permanent
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Principal Transport Delivery Officer

Transport Projects

Salary GR5 -  £36,371 - £44,624 - Plus Market Supplement £5,500

If you could make new connections, where would you take us?

Birmingham is a city on the move. Join our Transport Services team and you can go further too. We’re a city that leads the way. And at Birmingham City Council, we’re investing a billion pounds in game-changing transportation projects. From HS2 to Birmingham Airport, we’re growing bigger and better. Together, we can keep millions connected for years to come.

Working at a high level with project partners, your focus will be on delivery. We’ll look to you manage the development, implementation and handover of diverse transport projects.  We’ll expect you to keep a close eye on project finances and to prepare bids, businesses cases, tender documents and contracts. Leading meetings with citizens and stakeholders will be a key part of the role.

You have practical experience of leading multidisciplinary transportation and infrastructure projects. A Chartered or appropriately qualified Civil Engineer, you possess the skills to lead on the technical and the financial aspects of projects, from design to implementation. The ability to ensure compliance with legal and contractual obligations is key. You are also equipped to provide specialist advice to different stakeholders and to help resolve issues. 

Thrive in an environment that promotes diversity and inclusivity, healthy lifestyle choices, wellbeing and balance. We’ll empower you to be the best you can be, with coaching, mentoring and training programmes that meet your professional and personal development needs at every stage of your career with us.

We also offer:

  • Family friendly policies.
  • A range of benefits, including membership of the West Midlands Pension Fund, discounted gym membership and a confidential employee assistance programme.
  • 29 days’ annual leave increasing with length of service, plus the option to purchase additional days.

You must upload a CV and Supporting Statement via the miscellaneous attachment on to your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered.

Closing date 30 October - 12 Noon - Applications will be shortlisted weekly 

For informal enquires please contact  Paul Simkins via email at

Please see our microsite for further information and how to apply -

Ref: BCC308

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible). 

Job Description and Person Specification

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