Major Roads Planning and Project Officer (x2)
Expiry date: 1st May 2023
Salary: £35,387 - £42,384 Per Annum
Benefits: 28 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays. Access to the local government pension scheme. Access to various salary sacrifice benefits, including Travel Pass purchase scheme. Access to TfN's Flexi-Time Scheme
We are recruiting for two Major Roads Planning and Project Officers:
Major Roads Planning & Project Officer – Technologies & Innovation
You will support the development and implementation of TfN’s Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Strategy to ensure TfN plays a key role in improving Electric Vehicle rollout across the region.
You will also be required to support TfN in delivering ‘Centre of Excellence’ capability and capacity to local authority partners. For example, in developing evidence to inform TfN and TfN’s partners on recommendations for future policy and investment in road transport, such as electric vehicle charging infrastructure, digital and communication technologies.
Major Roads Planning & Project Officer – Partner Support
You will support TfN in delivering ‘centre of excellence’ capability and capacity to local authority partners. For example, providing evidence and support for Bus Service Improvement Plans, Major Road Network and Active Travel improvements.
You will also be required to support the Major Roads team through working with TfN’s transport modelling and analytical team in providing data and evidence to inform TfN and TfN’s partners on developing recommendations for future policy and investment in the Strategic and Major Road Networks.
The successful candidates for both the above roles will support the TfN Major Roads Team in working with DfT, National Highways and Local Authority partners in determining and agreeing priorities aligned to the Strategic Transport Plan Objectives for investment in the North’s Transport Networks.
You will also be required to manage, control and/or deliver assigned work programmes to meet defined objectives. You will be expected to deliver your scope of work in line with budgetary, compliance, regulatory and planning controls.
What we’re looking for:
The successful candidates must have experience in major highways and/or transportation programme development and delivery and will have the ability to understand and work in partnership with the Local Transport Authorities, Department for Transport, National Highways, Network Rail and/or other national agencies.
Proven experience across a range of relevant projects and programmes of work, degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience and a relevant professional qualification is essential.
Please note the salary range is pending cost of living uplift for 2023/24
Closing Date: 12:00pm Friday 14th April
Provisional Interview Date: TBC
In return, as well as a competitive salary, our other benefits are:
• 28 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
• Access to the local government pension scheme
• Access to various salary sacrifice benefits, including Travel Pass purchase scheme.
• Access to TfN’s Flexi-Time Scheme, allowing accrual of up to 18 additional days leave per year
If you believe you have the skills and experience we’re looking for please apply online, ensuring that in your application you provide evidence in the form of specific examples of how you meet the essential criteria in the role profile.
All candidates will be required to prove their right to work in the UK as part of the recruitment process.
At TfN, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are particularly keen to encourage applications from women, members of ethnic minority groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented.
As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, all applications will be considered on their merit.
As an organisation we always strive to do the right thing and understand that in order to make a difference in our society and workplace, we must be committed to respecting equality and diversity, showing kindness, tackling discrimination and promoting inclusion and have signed the CIHT Diversity and Inclusion Charter Statement to further endorse our commitment. We are also an accredited Living Wage Employer, this means that every employee earns a real Living Wage and are recognised as Disability Confident employer (stage 2) acting as a disability confident champion within our local and business communities and business networks.