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Spatial Data Analyst (KRN) - Transport for West Midlands

Permanent
Hours of Work: 36.5 per week
Reference number: WMCA00127
Salary: £25,811 - £30,191 per annum per annum + exclusive benefits
Closes: 2020-06-19T11:59:00
Location: 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD

Who we need

We are looking for creative, driven problem solvers who can work comfortably with data and in a highly collaborative environment to help us centrally manage the Key Route Network (KRN) Highway Infrastructure assets.

You will be supporting the Network Resilience Data Manager and must be creative as this role will require developing the KRN asset management systems and development of innovative solutions to provide insight for transport intelligence and performance management.

You must be prepared to work closely with partners from across the local authorities, in addition to strengthening existing collaborative relationships with Highways England, HS2, Network Rail and Department for Transport. In conjunction with this, the role will implement the necessary steps required to monitor the application of these outcomes.

To succeed in this role, you will need knowledge and experience of Geographic Information Systems software applications and data capture and analysis. You will have proven experience of developing web based mapping solutions and be able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to details.

You will need to be comfortable working in a highly complex political environment, in which you have a proven ability to negotiate and achieve required outcomes from conflicting demands.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.

 

About the team

The Network Resilience team within TfWM is responsible for the development and delivery of congestion management and travel demand management strategies, to mitigate the impact of congestion and delays caused by roadworks and disruption arising from investment on the transport system. Embedded within the team is the management of the Key Route Network (KRN) – 605km of strategic local roads and safety and security, keeping people safe when using our integrated transport network. We are also responsible for the Regional Transport Coordination Centre a new multi-agency facility to be opened in December 2019.

 

 

Who we are

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) plans, develops and manages an integrated transport system for the West Midlands that is reliable, affordable and accessible for all. It is the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority. 

A standard setter in the industry, our achievements are regularly recognised nationally, most importantly as the winner of ‘City Region Authority of the Year’ in 2016, 2017 and 2019 at the National Transport Awards. 

Whether it’s developing and delivering new infrastructure, collaborating on future mobility projects, operating the West Midlands Metro or helping customers to keep moving, we need creative and innovative talent to join our already excellent team and help us make a real difference to residents, businesses and visitors travelling in and around the West Midlands. 

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits. 

We’re committed to growing our team here at WMCA and we’ll continue to recruit into our critical positions during this time. We understand this will take dedication on our part and commitment from anyone wishing to become part of our team. We want to make it as straight forward as possible and we understand the effort involved from our applicants. We’ll be utilizing various means of video technology to conduct interviews and we have adapted our onboarding and induction processes for remote access.

How to apply

Please provide detailed information in your application outlining your suitability for the post and ensure it is submitted by the closing date.

Closing Date:   Friday 19th June 2020

Interview/Assessment Date: Tuesday 30th June 2020

https://www.wmca.org.uk/careers/current-vacancies#!/vacancy/74844

Transport Policy Officer - Darlington Borough Council

Salary
£31,371 - £33,799 per annum
Reference Number
D11334 / 011064
Closing Date
07/06/2020
Benefits and Grades
Band 10
Contract Details
Permanent
Contract Hours
37 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Transport Planning Team at a time of significant change in transport policy. With a new focus at the national policy level on the decarbonisation of transport there are opportunities to further develop our policies on sustainable and public transport as well as the utilisation of technology to advance the use of electric vehicles, improve traffic management and deliver Mobility as a Service.

Tees Valley Combined Authority has published its Strategic Transport Plan and the Transport Policy Officer will work with colleagues in the Council and across the Tees Valley to develop the policies and implement the initiatives to deliver the outcomes. A key priority in the first 12 months will be the development of Darlington's Local Implementation Plan (LIP), to set out the local transport priorities, objectives and an action plan to deliver them. The Transport Policy Officer will lead the consultation process and collate monitoring information and other evidence to inform the development of the LIP.

The Officer will review monitoring information on an ongoing basis to inform the delivery of the wider transport programme.

The Officer will manage resources and budgets for various projects and programmes. These vary but may include the Local Walking and Cycling Infrastructure Plan and Electric Vehicle Charging Point programme.

Policy input will be required for funding bids, Development Management and other Council plans and policies.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

https://www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/current-vacancies/details/?id=011064&mode=Council+Vacancies

Transport Planning Officer - Darlington Borough Council

Salary
£31,371 - £33,799 per annum
Reference Number
D11335 / 011065
Closing Date
07/06/2020
Benefits and Grades
Band 10
Contract Details
Permanent
Contract Hours
37 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to implement transport plans, deliver sustainable transport projects and manage travel behaviour change programmes in Darlington


Darlington Council has secured significant amounts of funding from the Department of Transport over recent years to improve sustainable travel infrastructure and encourage use of more sustainable forms of travel - walking, cycling, car sharing and travel by bus and rail. With new technologies and funding available there are opportunities to further develop travel options with electric cars, electric bikes, car clubs and Mobility as a Service.

Much of this work with be done with colleagues from across the Tees Valley, supporting the implementation of the Strategic Transport Plan and the Transport Implementation Plan in Darlington.

As a Transport Planning Officer, you will manage projects to promote and encourage sustainable travel. This will include delivering the Personalised Travel Planning project, managing a team of Travel Advisors working in the Tees Valley; developing initiatives to further increase walking and cycling levels; working with the Public Transport officer to increase travel by bus and rail; and collating and analysing travel data.

Working with local businesses is a key part of the role. This will include promoting and developing Travel Plans for their business as well as identifying initiatives and funding opportunities to promote reductions in car based travel such as home working, electric vehicle charging points, car sharing schemes, Wheels 2 Work and cycle parking. The role will also be responsible for updating the Council Travel Plan.


You should have approximately three years' experience in delivering projects, with knowledge of sustainable transport and, experience of supervising and motivating a team of people. You must have the ability to plan and allocate work tasks to others and be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills to meet the requirements of many different audiences. Operating on your own initiative, engaging with private and voluntary sector partners, working as part of a team, and working to strict budgets and project deadlines, are all essential for the post.
For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification

https://www.darlington.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/current-vacancies/details/?id=011065&mode=Council+Vacancies

Travel Choices Specialist

Fixed Term Contract
Hours of Work: 36.5 per week
Reference number: WMCA00116
Salary: £32,657 - £37,109 per annum per annum + exclusive benefits
Closes: 2020-06-03T11:59:00
Location: 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD

How to apply Please provide detailed information in your application outlining your suitability for the post and ensure it is submitted by the closing date.

Closing Date: 3rd June 2020
Interview/Assessment Date: 17th June 2020

Please note: We may bring the closing date forward for this role should we receive a high amount of applications. If you are interested in applying for the role we would advise you to make your application as soon as possible.

https://www.wmca.org.uk/careers/current-vacancies#!/vacancy/74368


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