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 will have 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 envisaged that a further review of the Strategy will require to be undertaken upon completion of Transport Scotland’s current review of the National Transport Strategy.
We are seeking to appoint two experienced and highly motivated professionals to play key roles in developing and delivering our Regional Transport Strategy and contributing to our role in supporting Community Planning, Development Planning and emerging City Deals.
Senior Strategy Officer (£39,625 - £42,692)
Reporting to the Senior Partnership Manager you will have responsibility for providing professional and technical input to the development, implementation and monitoring of the Regional Strategy and associated delivery programmes. This will involve extensive liaison and partnership working with a wide range of key stakeholders, including our partner Councils, Community Planning Partnerships and related partner bodies, Development Planning Authorities, City Deals, and a variety of transport agencies and providers including other Regional Transport Partnerships and Transport Scotland. Educated to degree level or with equivalent experience in a transportation or engineering related discipline, you will also have a thorough understanding of transport policy and delivery issues, knowledge and experience of transportation appraisal and modelling techniques, and experience in the procurement and management of projects and consultants.
Strategy Officer (£31,194 - £36,210)
Reporting to the Senior Strategy Officer 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 Strategic Connectivity, Bus, Rail, Park & Ride and Freight 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. Ideally educated to degree level in a transportation, engineering or other 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 transportation appraisal and modelling techniques and have knowledge of transport and other relevant legislation and related operational practices and procedures.
For an application pack visit www.tactran.gov.uk or telephone 01738 475775, or for an informal discussion contact Niall Gardiner, Senior Partnership Manager on 01738 475764
Closing date 22 September 2017