Vacancy – Telford & Wrekin Council – Strategic Transport Team Leader

Strategic Transport

Strategic Transport Team Leader

PO10 –  £38,813 – £41,675 per annum

37 hours

Are you passionate about Transport Strategy? Do you want to be leading the strategic development of Telford’s transport network? If so, this is your opportunity to be at the forefront of delivering.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Telford & Wrekin Council’s Strategic Transport Team, playing a proactive role in supporting growth across the Borough.

You’ll lead on delivering the transport strategy function which plays a central role in supporting the development of the Council’s position on a range of strategic transport planning matters including the new Local Transport Plan, as well as wider work relating to Climate Change and major transport schemes across the County.

We are looking for candidates with significant experience of strategic transport planning in a complex and varied environment. Candidates should possess a thorough understanding of current and emerging national transport policy, economic appraisal and business case development, project management skills that enable you to deliver major projects within agreed budget and timescales, excel in partnership working and relationship building whilst managing a busy and diverse workload.

Telford a new town has its roots in the 1960s but this doesn’t mean we’re stuck in the past. Over the last 50 years the town has grown and developed into a hub of innovation and investment.

Telford & Wrekin Council is ambitious, always looking to develop, improve and attract investment. The Council has recently delivered a number of exciting projects, and over the next three years the Council is embarking on a further significant investment programme, will you be part of it?

For further information on the role please click here.

For an informal discussion, please contact Matt Powell on 01952 384649 /

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