Senior Transport Officer – Equans – Grimsby

Equans

Domain: Construction/Site Management

Job type: Standard

Schedule: Full-Time

EQUANS are recruiting for an Senior Transport Officer to be based in Grimsby DN31. This is a permanent full-time role working 37.50 hours per week. On offer is a salary of £30,550 – £35,500 per annum and benefits package.

General Overview

Equans is North East Lincolnshire Council’s long-term Regeneration Partner delivering a number of services on their behalf, including the Highways & Transport Service. This role is required to support the Transport & Traffic Manager, to ensure the effective development of highways and transport strategies and the delivery of an annual programme of traffic, transport, road safety and highway maintenance schemes. The Senior Transport Policy Officer will:

Take a leading role on the development of the Local Transport Plan strategy and associated documents to ensure compliance with national, regional, and local policy and guidance.
Administer all aspects of the development, delivery, and evaluation of the annual LTP Delivery Plan.
Manage the day-to-day activities of the LTP Programme Assistant and team of Traffic Enumerators.

The post holder will need to be articulate, enthusiastic, committed and highly organised with a proven track record in strategy development, and with leading and working within a busy team. Flexibility and the ability to respond to the changing demands of the business as well as the ability to multi-task are vital. In return we can offer a great work/life balance, with hybrid working arrangements

Key Accountabilities

LTP strategy

To lead on the develop the Local Transport Plan strategy (including associated plans & strategies) in line with national, regional or local guidance.
To liaise with external contractors on matters relating to policy and strategy development.
To undertake public and stakeholder engagement relating to strategy development in line with agreed guidelines and practices.
To provide transport policy input into the development of wider strategic plans and documents.
To provide advice to Senior Managers on specialist matters relating to the LTP strategy development and programme delivery.

LTP programme development and delivery

To administer the development of the annual LTP Delivery Plan including a rolling three-year programme of schemes.
To develop and ensure the delivery of appropriately robust and auditable measures to monitor and evaluate LTP programme delivery.
To liaise with external contractors on matters relating to programme delivery.
To maintain accurate financial and performance monitoring relating to the delivery of the annual LTP Capital Programme including the completion of monthly highlight reports and financial monitoring systems.
To develop effective partnerships, networks and joint working arrangements with organisations across the wider public, private and third sectors to collaborate on delivering shared goals and projects.

Other

To investigate and provide responses to public requests relating to the LTP strategy and programme delivery.
To develop and support bids for external funding.
To manage the day-to-day activities of the LTP Programme Assistant, a team of Traffic Enumerators and additional staff as required.
To produce reports for the Council, Cabinet, Scrutiny Panels and Portfolio Holders and attend meetings when necessary.
To ensure effective written and verbal communication is maintained and promoted at all levels.
Carry out duties in accordance with Equans policies and procedures.
Develop and maintain strong, positive working relationships with commissioners, their teams/partners and across service areas as appropriate
Be prepared to work flexibly to meet business needs.
Assist in day-to-day leadership, advice and guidance to the provider team and work within own area of responsibility.
Undertake such other duties as may be reasonably be expected at this level.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a salary of £30,550 – £35,500 per annum and benefits package, which includes;

Pension Scheme
24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app
Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
Gym membership discounts
Cycle to work scheme
Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes

Who are we looking for?

Essential:

GCSE pass at grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English Language (A)
Experience of dealing effectively with members of the public and elected members (A/I)
Experience of developing strategic plans or policies. (A/I)
Strong oral and written communication skills (A/I)
Experience of managing a portfolio of projects (A/I)
Experience in using Microsoft Office, including using e-mail, Teams and electronic calendar (A/I)
Good team worker (A/I)
Customer Focus (A/I)
Experience of supervising and motivating others(A/I)
Demonstrable level of skill/knowledge/experience and appropriate level of technical skills in a highway related discipline (A/I)

Desirable:

Experience of carrying out public and stakeholder engagement (A/I)
Ability to prioritise their own workload and meet potentially conflicting deadlines (A/I)
Experience of mapping and web based systems (A/I)
Qualification or certification in a related discipline. (CQ)
Knowledge of highways, traffic, transport and road safety related matters (A/I)
Experience of working within a Local Authority or Partnership organisation (A/I)

Who are we?

EQUANS is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.

In the UK & Ireland, EQUANS is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

EQUANS’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

EQUANS is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

For more information about EQUANS, please visit:

https://www.equans.co.uk

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including WiE (Women in Equans), RISE (BAME), LGBTQI+, Working Parents, YPN (Young Professionals Network) and our Disability Network.

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role. Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The EQUANS Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to EQUANS Managers.

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