Bus Reform Lead Officer - 12 Month Fixed Term

Liverpool City Region

Liverpool City Region

Date posted: 16/07/2021
Closing date: 18 August, 2021 4:00 pm
Hours per week: 35
Salary: £36,953-£40,384
Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Employment type: Full Time
Contract type: 12 month Fixed Term Contract

Job Description:
Steve Rotheram, the Liverpool City Region’s Metro Mayor was re-elected in May 2021 with a promise to deliver a London-style integrated public transport system for the people of our city region. Buses will play a vital role in the delivery of this objective, so now it’s time for us to ‘unleash the bus’, and we need your help to do it

8 out of 10 public transport journeys in our region are made on buses and we must ensure that the customer experience is world class. Working towards that goal means the Bus Team within the Combined Authority needs to grow so that we have the right capacity and skills to deliver at pace.

This is a great opportunity for people with the right skills, expertise and attitude to join an organisation that is making a difference and delivering transformational change on behalf of the 1.6 million people that live, work and spend their leisure time in the Liverpool City Region .

The Bus Reform Project is examining how we can use the opportunity of devolution to further improve bus services for customers. The project has moved into a new and exciting phase where we will be working to finalise our assessment of franchising and enhanced partnership options so that we can deliver the bus system our City Region needs.

The Lead Officer will be expected to drive the delivery of this project with the help of a support officer, working closely with a dedicated project manager and the wider Bus Team to deliver on this high profile organisational priority.

This role is for an initial fixed 12-month period, with the potential for a further 6-month extension. Secondments and remote working opportunities would be welcomed.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact [email protected] 

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. To this end, we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds as we are under-represented by people from these communities.

Please note that due to current government restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we are only accepting applications electronically at this time.

Completed application forms can be sent to: [email protected] 

This information can be provided in alternative formats on request

For further information and to apply click here.


  • Location: Liverpool
  • Job Title: Bus Reform Lead Officer - 12 Month Fixed Term
  • Salary: £36,953-£40,384
  • Closed: 18 Aug 2021

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