Lying at the heart of Scotland’s transport network, and covering the Angus, Dundee City, Perth & Kinross and Stirling Council areas, Tactran is the statutory Regional Transport Partnership with a duty to create a Regional Transport Strategy and oversee its delivery. The Partnership is also a statutory Community Planning and Development Planning agency, and has a key role in supporting the development and implementation of the Tay Cities and Stirling & Clackmannanshire City Deals.
Our current Regional Transport Strategy 2015-2036 gained Ministerial approval in July 2015. It is expected that a review of the Strategy will require to be undertaken following the recent publication of Transport Scotland’s National Transport Strategy.
We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated professional to play a key role in developing and delivering our Regional Transport Strategy and contributing to our role in supporting Community Planning, Development Planning and emerging City Deals.
Strategy Officer – Sustainable Transport (£34,170 - £39,654)
You will have responsibility for supporting the development, implementation and monitoring of the Regional Transport Strategy and related delivery programmes, with particular emphasis on advancing the Active Travel, Health & Transport, Travel Planning and Travel Information elements of the Strategy. This will involve supporting and contributing to key stakeholder and partner liaison and assisting in the appraisal, procurement and delivery of proposals and projects. Key tasks will be the management of Tactran’s Active Travel Grant scheme and associated initiatives, in close liaison with Sustrans Scotland and Tactran’s Regional Active Travel Development Fund projects. Ideally educated to degree level in a relevant discipline, you will also be familiar with transport and wider policy issues within an RTP or local authority environment and have knowledge and/or experience of relevant legislation, procedures and best practice in sustainable and active travel provision, travel planning and travel information.
For an application pack visit www.tactran.gov.uk or telephone 07919 698611, or for an informal discussion contact Niall Gardiner, Senior Partnership Manager on 07919 990370
Closing date 17 July 2020