Team Lead - Sustainable Travel

SMBC, Council House, Solihull
£37,890 - £43,857
03 Sep 2020
21 Sep 2020
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Fixed Term Contract
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Hours: 37.0 Hours per Week

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

We have a fantastic opportunity, for a Team Lead to work with our Sustainable Travel Team.

Sustainable travel and improving air quality remains a significant priority for Solihull Council.  We are looking for a dynamic and self-motivated individual who wants the responsibility of delivering transformation programmes and projects that delivers sustainability benefits and improved outcomes across the region.

As Team Lead you will manage a dedicated team of staff and anchor projects across a wide programme of activity including schools, businesses and the wider community to deliver customer focused initiatives.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A degree and Project Management qualification or be able to demonstrate relevant extended experience and training
  • A demonstrable track record of successfully delivering projects / programmes.
  • Experience of managing and leading staff
  • Experience of financial management to ensure project compliance, including grant claims, bids, audit and external funding requirements are met.
  • The ability to engage and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels and communicate complex information to a variety of audiences.

Whilst you will be required to have knowledge of sustainable travel, behaviour change and road safety, experience is not essential.

If you’re the kind of person who has a ‘can do’ attitude, who wants to do the best job possible and who approaches everything with passion and purpose, then this is the place for you.  Here you will be able to apply your knowledge and expertise in a place that matters to people and communities. 

Working for Solihull means that not only can we offer employees a great working environment, but also a range of agile and flexible working options, attractive staff benefits including an extensive wellbeing offer and a career average pension scheme.

To apply, please click the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact Tina Wiggin, Sustainable Travel Senior Officer at

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 29 September 2020 and will take place using a secure video conferencing platform. 

Please note we do not accept CVs.

The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required .

This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: DBS Enhanced Adults & Childrens .

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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