Transport Strategy Manger

Rutland County Council

Job title: Transport Strategy Manager
Contract: Fixed Term for 18 months for Maternity cover
Hours: 37
Salary: £33,486 to £36,371
Closing date: 29.05.2022 @ 23:59

Do you have experience of people management, research, collating data, producing reports and working on policies and strategies? Do you have knowledge of the transport (or a similar operational) sector? If so, we want to hear from you! Our Transport team are looking for an experienced Strategy Manager to become part of a reliable and efficient team on a fixed term contract, covering for maternity leave.

About you…
As the Transport Strategy Manager you will need to have the following;
• Educated to degree level or equivalent (NVQ Level 5)
• Experienced people manager
• Experience of report writing in a similar field
• Good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
• Able to work to deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Experienced in working with a wide range of clients

About the role…
As the Transport Strategy Manager you will lead in the implementation, monitoring and review of the Council’s Local Transport Plan, Sustainable Travel Statement, Sustainable Modes of Travel to School strategy and other policies relating to sustainable travel.
Other duties will include;
• Line Manage the Road Safety Education Officer, Sustainable Travel Officer and cycle instructors.
• Support in developing wider transport and highway policies, plans and strategies.
• Manage the budgets and any contracts relating to sustainable travel, road safety education.

The Transport Strategy Manager interviews will be held week commencing 6th June 2022.
Please be advised this could be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.

We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.

Whilst the base for this post is Oakham, Rutland, the Local Authority offers a hybrid working practice.

Our offer to you:
We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.

Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.

Find out more:
To learn more about working with us visit or if you have any queries about this role please contact Emma Odabas on 01572 720923 or at [email protected]

How to apply:
Click on the following link,to apply:, this will redirect you to the Jobs Go Public (JGP site) where we handle all of our vacancies. If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process. Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered.

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758428 or email us at [email protected] 

All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will be sent out via email from the Jobs Go Public site. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team.

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

Job Desciption profile below: 


  • Location: Rutland
  • Job Title: Transport Strategy Manger
  • Salary: £33,486 - £36,371
  • Closes: 29 May 2022 ** Last chance to apply **
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