Network Strategy and Technology Specialist

1 Lancaster Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 7DJ
£43,662 - £54,575
13 Aug 2019
08 Sep 2019
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Network Strategy and Technology SpecialistPermanentWorking 36.50 Hours Per WeekGR6- £43,662 - £54,5751 Lancaster Circus, Queensway, Birmingham, B4 7DJThe Transport Planning and Network Strategy service area brings together Transport Planning including management of the Transportation Capital Programme, Strategic Traffic Management including the Statutory Network Management duty under the Traffic Management Act 2004, supporting complex infrastructure projects such as HS2, Sprint and Metro, transport development control, travel demand management / communications and road safety.

The latest reinvention of Birmingham is progressing at a remarkable rate. Continued national and international confidence in the future of the city means that the level of inward investment is both unprecedented and unabated. It is being put to good use - delivering tens of thousands of new jobs and new homes, creating new urban environments fit for modern life. Good transport is an essential ingredient in Birmingham’s future success. Transport is much more than a means of getting us to where we want to go each day. It also has the potential to open up new opportunities in every aspect of our lives. To unlock the transformational potential of transport, we need to fundamentally change the way people and goods move around the city. Data collection and analysis techniques, alongside developments and innovations in transport technologies are transforming transport planning and network management. The purpose of this specialist role is to lead this transformation for the city, support the ongoing integration of these techniques into service delivery, representing the city at regional and national forums and to secure and guide investment in this area. Reporting direct to the Head of Transport Planning and Network Strategy (Statutory Traffic Manager), the post holder will play a fundamental role in developing and implementing the council’s vision for transport data, technology and innovation and be responsible for the Network Management Plan.

You will possess a broad transport planning knowledge along with specialist knowledge and expertise in formulating and developing network management strategies, ITS systems, MaaS, UTMC, CAVs and intelligent mobility, advanced data processing (big datasets), web technologies and spatial data management.

You will have significant experience of budget monitoring , preparing funding bids, and working with elected Members and stakeholders, as well as having strong communication, leadership, partnership working and project management skills.

You will be supported with your continuous professional development.You will get a minimum of 29 days holiday allowance per year, the opportunity to join a market leading pension scheme and enjoy an impressive package of other health and wellbeing benefits including our flexible working policy, and discounts with some of the UKs top retailers, fashion and tech brands.

For further enquiries please contact Mel James - Head of Transport Planning and Network Strategy - on 0121 303 7758


“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”

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