Enhanced Bus Partnership Manager
Full Time / 37 Hours per week / Permanent
Can you lead the Council’s vision to deliver sustainable transport?
Leicester has ambitious plans to be a city leading the way on public transport, cycling and walking. The council’s new Leicester Transport Plan aims to accelerate investment in sustainable transport over the next 15 years, building on the successful Connecting Leicester and Transforming Cities Fund programmes. For further information about our ambitious plans and see what the Enhanced Bus Partnership have already achieved please visit www.Leicester Buses.co.uk
This is an exciting time to join us. Working as part of a professional and dynamic service, you’ll have the opportunity to use your technical expertise and leadership skills to make high-impact decisions. You’ll benefit from agile and flexible working where you’ll be to work from City Hall or from home. However, you’ll be required to attend meetings and across the city and occasionally the country.
This is full-time, permanent position working 37 hours per week from Monday to Friday.
What you’ll be doing
You’ll develop and influence innovative public transport strategies to help shape the future of Leicester though new transport infrastructure and services that support the city’s development and encourages people to travel by bus. As the lead for this programme, you’ll drive forward delivery of our new Leicester Buses Partnership, working with regional partners to increase our profile, maximise funding opportunities and deliver a high quality, sustainable network. You’ll work closely with other transport service leads to ensure an integrated approach to the delivery of these priorities is achieved.
What you’ll need
First and foremost, you’ll have in-depth knowledge of the public transport sector having delivered high quality bus service improvements. You’ll be committed and passionate with the enthusiasm and determination to drive exciting change and deliver results. You’ll thrive in the partnership environment and have the ability to work effectively across services such as briefing councillors, external partners and engaging with stakeholders and the public.
What we can offer you
As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy work/life balance. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave, membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains and help with relocation to Leicester, where appropriate. For an illustrative value of your benefits package, take a look at out benefits calculator.
We’re committed to recruiting a diverse and highly-talented workforce as we continue to build a council that is fitting and representative of our great city. That’s why we’ve designed our recruitment process to put you at your ease, make you feel welcome and bring the best out of you. We’ll do all we can to make our recruitment process as fair as possible. To help you with your application, take a look at the ‘our approach to recruitment’ page.
If you want to be part of this exciting journey and would like more information, please contact Andrew Gibbons on [email protected] or call 0116 454 2341.
Assessment/Interviews will take place on Wednesday 15th March 2023