Norfolk County Council – Public Transport Development Officer

Norfolk County Council is recruiting for a Public Transport Development Officer to join its team at County Hall, Norwich.

Following the government’s announcement of the new National Bus Strategy, we are looking to recruit a keen and ambitious individual to lead the development and delivery of the Enhanced Partnership and Bus Service Improvement Plan for Norfolk.

You will have a good working knowledge of public transport legislation and experience of working within a public transport environment, developing and delivering services. You will also have good previous experience of project management, extensive stakeholder engagement, data analysis and reporting and development of ideas through to delivery. Experience of writing funding bids would also be an advantage, as this will be required as the plans are developed, and funding becomes available.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a passion for developing, improving and delivering services for the benefit of residents. Exceptional communication and influencing skills are required as you will be dealing with a wide range of people, both internal and external, and you will need to develop good relationships with all Norfolk’s bus operators.

All our office-based roles are currently working from home as part of our Smarter Working plans and to support the health and safety of all our colleagues. We anticipate that working remotely will be a key feature of this role and when offices re-open your office base will be County Hall, Norwich. Our technology platform and equipment are first class, enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We ask that you have in place good Broadband connectivity.

For an informal discussion about this vacancy please contact Niki Park, Head of Passenger Transport, on 01603 224351 or email niki.park@norfolk.gov.uk, up to 16 July. After 16 July, please contact Martin Stringfellow, Passenger Transport Manager, on 01603 224354 or Sean Asplin, Passenger Transport Manager, on 01603 224361.

Apply using the form below by 1 August 2021.
Interviews will take place via video technology, where you will have the opportunity to discuss these working arrangements.

£32,910 to £34,728 per annum
Permanent, 37 hours per week
Location: County Hall, Norwich
Ref: 67703 CEJE

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