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Transport Project Lead

Essex County Council
Transport Project Lead

Job summary and Responsibilities

 Essex County Council (ECC) is one of the largest and most dynamic local authorities in the UK, serving a population of 2 million residents, and has a very successful track record of delivering transformational change. ECC anticipated change was needed in the public sector and has worked to deliver better quality at lower cost. We have an ambitious transformation agenda – one with the scope to reach every part of the council. We are changing the way we think, the way we work, and the ways in which we deliver our services. We are committed to becoming a place where individuals, partners and communities feel proud to play their role and genuinely want to belong. We’re immensely proud of our flexible working options.

Job Purpose:

The Transport Project Lead plays a key role in the Integrated Passenger Transport Unit's (IPTU) Strategy, Growth, Integration and Infrastructure Teams through the planning and delivery of major projects and initiatives that deliver its integration, commercial and digital priorities for.
These include:

The role will:

Service/Functional Accountabilities

The role will need to develop and use specialist skills, knowledge and experience to: 

            – working with colleagues from different teams within ECC

            – working with colleagues form other authorities.

            – providing recommendations and feedback to senior leaders on potential opportunities. 

Knowledge, skills and experience

Qualification certificates should be brought to interview.

As part of employment with Essex County Council (ECC) should your role require a DBS check you will be required to register with the DBS update service. The DBS update service ensures all registered DBS certificates are kept up to date and allows authorised parties to view the status of your certificate. This is an annual subscription and you will be responsible for ensuring this is maintained. For further information on the DBS update service please go to

Essex County Council is proud to offer an excellent benefits package to all its employees. More information can be found on

Essex County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We seek the best talent from the widest pool of people as diversity is key to our success.

If you have any queries regarding this role, or require anything further, please contact the Essex Recruitment Team on 033 005 83330*

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This Job At a Glance:

Company Name Essex County Council
Job Location  Chelmsford
Job Location Postcode  
Salary Up to £34,000 per annum
Application Contact Essex Recruitment Team
Application URL
Application Phone Number 033 005 83330
Closing Date 25th March 2019

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