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BSIP & EP Programme Manager

Worcestershire County Council
Worcester, Worcestershire
£47,495 to £51,070 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Highways / Transport / Traffic
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Working Pattern
Full-Time, Part-Time

Job Details

Job Title: BSIP & EP Programme Manager
Team: Highways and Transport Systems and Technology
Salary: £47,495 to £51,070 per annum
35 Hours per Week
County Hall, Worcester

The Role
Passenger transport services form the ‘backbone’ of Worcestershire’s transport networks. It is widely recognised that the most successful economies boast strong, well-integrated passenger transport networks which enable the efficient movement of people.

Worcestershire County Council has an ambitious vision for improving its Passenger Network which is outlined within its Passenger Transport Strategy and Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP). These focus on a delivering a network that is suitable for all residents within Worcestershire.

In order to deliver this vision, we have an exciting opportunity for a Bus Service Improvement Plan & Enhanced Partnership Manager to join our Highways and Transport Technology Team. This is a new role to manage and successfully deliver a diverse number of schemes and projects within the Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) and also be responsible for successful delivery and facilitation of Worcestershire’s Enhanced Partnership (EP).

The role will be working closely with our bus operator partners, officers, contractors and elected members to ensure that the highest standards are achieved within the constraints of time, quality and budget.  You will also be the main contact with the Department for Transport ensuring all reporting and financial requirements are met. As part of this role, you will be required to identify and monitor risks, implement solutions, identify additional funding opportunities and be responsible for the yearly update of Worcestershire’s BSIP.

We are looking for someone with good communication skills, both speaking and in writing, and experience of stakeholder engagement at senior levels. Most importantly though we are looking for someone who can deliver the vision as set out in our Bus Service Improvement Plan as well as Worcestershire’s Passenger Strategy, lead on projects, drive through and implement new schemes.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Matt Stone, Head of Transport Systems


You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council, so do take a look!  Some of these offers include:

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.


How to Apply
CVs with cover letters are invited to apply for this role.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your CV with Cover Letter to

Application Closing Date: Sunday 14th July 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: W/C 22nd July 2024





The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

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Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

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First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

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01905 846666
Worcestershire County Council
County Hall
Spetchley Road

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