Home to School Transport Manager
Up to £74k per annum | Birmingham, West Midlands
Local Government / Specialist Transport Operations
Reporting to the Assistant Director for Inclusion & SEND, you will manage a home to school transport service for over 7,000 children and young people across Birmingham.
This will entail managing contracts with multiple transport suppliers (such as specialist taxi, bus and coach operators), planning the necessary routes, and monitoring operational performance.
You will be tasked with the delivery of current and future business priorities, which will include:
• Delivering a significant change programme that will ensure the ongoing provision of excellent services for users and stakeholders.
• Taking advantage of “New Ways of Working” and the financial and operational opportunities that this will provide.
• Implementing a new IT system that will facilitate enhanced route planning and performance monitoring.
This key leadership role offers real responsibility and autonomy, and an opportunity to make a real difference to citizens through leading a service which is essential to many children and young people across Birmingham.
Consequently, we are looking for an ambitious and talented transport professional with experience of managing a large home to school or specialist transport service, as well as highly-effective communication, project management and financial management skills.
If you are looking for an exciting and stimulating leadership opportunity, that will fully utilise your expertise, then look no further. Please follow the application instructions on this web site to confirm your interest in this role, or contact Andrew Tromans at Lord Search & Selection (0121 445 6446/[email protected]), quoting reference number 372237 to arrange a confidential conversation.
Please note: This opportunity can be offered as full time or part time as a job share for the right applicant.