Relationship Manager - Bus Partnerships

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority

Relationship Manager - Bus Partnerships
Hours: 37 hours
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Grade 9: £38,296 - £41,496
Location: Sheffield Head Office
Workplace type: Hybrid

Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a Enhanced Partnership Manager (Relationship Manager - Bus Partnerships) to join our Public Transport Development Team.

Reporting into the Project Director, Bus Partnerships - the role will be responsible for managing SYMCA’s day-to-day involvement in the South Yorkshire Enhanced Partnership, which seeks to transform bus services and grow bus patronage in South Yorkshire.

The role will work with bus operators, Councils and SYMCA colleagues, to ensure the successful delivery of Enhanced Partnership projects.

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
We would love to hear from those with influencing, relationship management and political skills. You will be working or come from a similar environment role and understand and be able to speak all things transport.

Bus legalities are essential for this role and the post holder will have in depth knowledge when it comes to bus jargon and understanding the bus/transport field. Influencing is essential when it comes to this role as liaise frequently when it comes to operators as well speaking to those internally.


All colleagues have access to a local Government Pension Scheme and the chance to be part of an organisation where you can really make a difference. Located in Sheffield City Centre, we are well-placed for transport links and encourage employees to take advantage of the active travel facilities. Work/life balance is extremely important to us here at SYMCA with our recognised family/friendly policies, genuine work flexibility, recognition, and shared success.

In addition to the above, some of benefits include -

Annual Leave Purchase Scheme – The ability to purchase up to a further 15 days per year in additional to your normal annual leave

Hybrid working – Our offices are a space where we come together and collaborate. Most of our roles are offered on a hybrid basis with the exception of some support roles being onsite full time.

Rewarding You - Reducing everyday expenses through discounts, benefits, financial advice, wellbeing solutions and more with Reward Gateway!

Training on the job - Support with upskilling skills through on the job training and qualifications

Holiday – Up to 36 days annual leave (depending on length of service). Pro-rata for part time colleagues.

Diversity at South Yorkshire Combined Mayoral Authority
Our workforce is made up of a diverse community, where we all belong and feel part of something bigger. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We will consider flexible working requests for all roles unless operational requirements prevent otherwise.

About South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority
The South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority (SYMCA) brings together the local authorities of Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield and to serve the communities and businesses of South Yorkshire. From transport to housing, from business growth to skills, the SYMCA has a great story to tell. We have ambitions to deliver recovery and renewal for people, businesses and places across South Yorkshire.

In recent years significant funding has been secured through the Transforming Cities Fund and a devolution deal, and further funding has recently been secured through the region’s City Region Sustainable Transport Settlement. As result we have a large and growing capital programme to deliver in support of the South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority Mayor’s 2040 vision for transport. Join our workforce of talented people who love working together – and are proud of the work they do. Progression here can take you in all kinds of directions.

This is what a career at South Yorkshire Mayoral Combined Authority is like, and this is where yours starts.

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  • Location: Sheffield
  • Job Title: Relationship Manager - Bus Partnerships
  • Salary: £38,296 - £41,496
  • Closed: 8 Dec 2023

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