Strategic Transport Programme Co-ordinator

  • Job Reference: PLA/1221
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2020
  • Employer: Plymouth City Council
  • Website: https://www.plymouth.gov.uk/
  • Location: Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary: £44,863 to £49,831
  • Sector: Executive Positions, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time, Contract
  • Duration: UNTIL 31/12/2023

Job Description

Role: Strategic Transport Programme Coordinator Grade: J Salary: £44,863 - £49,831 Period of Opportunity: Fixed Term Contract available  to December 2023 

 SP&I are leading one of the most ambitious transport investment programmes Plymouth has ever seen, with an overall programme of over £200 Million. This includes Between now and 2023, over £51 Million which will be invested in Sustainable Transport projects between now and 2023 through the Transforming Cities Fund (TCF) with initiatives including supporting for walking, cycling and improving public transport. This is a top priority for the Council through to 2023, and we need more help to get it delivered. If you’re ambitious, highly motivated and want to support Plymouth’s delivery of its award winning Joint Local Plan becoming greener as we grow, some exciting opportunities exist in delivering transformational transport projects including a number of TCF schemes. We are establishing a Fixed Term Contract for a Strategic Transport Programme Coordinator post through to December 2023. You will be the client manager managing a team of project managers and external consultants and will be accountable and responsible for delivering a challenging programme of sustainable transport schemes including those funded through the Government's Transforming Cities Fund. The TCF programme, ‘Productive Plymouth’, is all about:- Transformative Infrastructure – delivering a step-change in our sustainable transport offer through improved door-to-door connectivity, providing quality infrastructure that delivers a viable alternative to the private car, and clear information to keep the traveller informed. Innovative Technology - encouraging the use of new and innovative technology and new mobility systems to provide cleaner transport, enhanced accessibility to active travel modes and to manage transport demand. Effective Behaviour Change - integrating transport measures and effectively managing travel demand through the application of policies that discourage single occupancy car community alongside targeted fiscal based management strategies in major employment locations. You would be working full time within the Strategic Transport Team and alongside the Strategic Transport Manager and TCF Programme Director as client manager to deliver exceptional schemes including the TCF Programme to ensure that the programme boosts the productivity of the Plymouth City Region, enables equality of access and improves the health of our communities.