Transport Programme Manager

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Directorate: Regeneration and Environment
Transport Programme Manager
Job reference: REQ16453
Location: Riverside House, Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Salary: £48,474 - £51,515
Permanent, Full time, 37 hours per week.

Join our dynamic team at Rotherham Council's Transportation Infrastructure Service as a Transport Programme Manager and spearhead the transformation of our capital programme. We need an experienced and passionate individual to drive the delivery of innovative projects, revolutionising active travel and public transport, and contributing to Rotherham's transition to an inclusive, healthy, and sustainable borough.

As the chosen candidate, you will be the driving force behind exciting initiatives that include enhancing rail connections, pioneering public realm improvements and promoting a transition to a low-carbon transport system. Your experience in leading complex schemes will play a pivotal role in the delivery of our wide ranging and fast paced capital programme.

In this role, initiative, commitment, and drive are essential.  With strong communication, influencing, and problem-solving skills, coupled with excellent project management and leadership abilities, you'll manage a team of Project Managers and Support Officers, working closely with colleagues in Finance and Procurement to ensure budgetary control and compliance with purchasing standards.  The role also requires working with external contractors, managing individual commissions and large scale design and build contracts.

This position offers an exceptional opportunity for career progression within an ambitious Local Authority, supported by a proactive and engaged team dedicated to delivering. Don't miss the chance to be a key player in shaping the future of Rotherham!

For an informal discussion, please contact Matthew Reynolds, Head of Transportation Infrastructure Service at [email protected]

This post will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at the Basic level (unspent criminal convictions).

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. As a Disability Confident employer, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview. For further information, please visit our website.

From 1st April 2017 to 31st March 2024 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a weekly / monthly deduction (dependent on pay frequency) from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure, those who experience a pay reduction will be awarded of three additional day’s leave (pro rata for part-time).

Closing date 17/03/2024

Interviews commencing April 2024.

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  • Location: Riverside House, Rotherham, South Yorkshire
  • Job Title: Transport Programme Manager
  • Salary: £48,474 - £51,515
  • Closed: 17 Mar 2024

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