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Transport for the North has been formed to transform transport infrastructure across the whole of the North of England, to drive economic growth. We are striving to provide the transport links that will enable people to build a life in the North: connecting world class education, skills development opportunities and access to career progression. We are looking for skilled and dedicated people who are excited about helping us deliver our vision.

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IT and Information Manager
Transport for the North (TfN) is a unique partnership, established in October 2014, between the 19 Northern Local Transport Authorities, Department for Transport, Network Rail, High Speed 2 Ltd and Highways England. TfN allows the North to speak with a coherent and integrated approach to pan-Northern strategic transport planning and investment in order to achieve transformational economic growth.

TfN expects to gain statutory status by becoming England’s first Sub-national Transport Body (STB) in 2017. TfN is currently developing an integrated, multi-modal Strategic Transport Plan which will set the long-term sequenced investment priorities for TfN as an STB.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), on behalf of TfN, is looking to recruit the following role:

The role – Two Year Fixed-Term Contract / Secondment (public sector bodies only):

 You will manage the development, implementation and maintenance of effective and efficient IT and Information capability for TfN. Own and maintain a strategic plan for IT and Information to meet TfN’s business needs, and manage all aspects of delivering a high quality service delivery and management regime. You will be expected to work with the Senior Management Team and colleagues across TfN to ensure an effective governance framework is in place for all IT and Information related activities. Develop and lead the timely delivery of an IT Programme Plan aligned to TfN’s key strategic priorities and associated IT. You will be responsible for the development of internal service reporting mechanisms to support incident management, problem management and service improvement.

What we’re looking for:

You will have significant proven experience of managing IT & Information Services within a similar environment. Demonstrate experience of managing third party IT service providers & suppliers and managing complex service delivery issues to a successful conclusion. You will have proven experience of business change implementation at an operational level and experience of managing IT Projects within a similar environment. Experience of developing and implementing corporate IT & Information policy and procedures is essential. The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject or with equivalent professional experience.

Provisional interview date: 21st July 2017

In return, as well as a competitive salary, our other benefits are:

  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

For more information on the role and the kind of person we’re looking for please refer to the role profile and person specification.

If you believe you have the skills and experience we’re looking for please apply online, ensuring that in your application you provide evidence in the form of specific examples of how you meet the essential criteria in the role profile (e.g. E1, E2, E3, E4).

£65000
Manchester
13th July 2017
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Project Officer (Risk & Assurance) – SMART

Transport for the North (TfN) is a unique partnership, established in October 2014, between the 19 Northern Local Transport Authorities, Department for Transport, Network Rail, High Speed 2 Ltd and Highways England. TfN allows the North to speak with a coherent and integrated approach to pan-Northern strategic transport planning and investment in order to achieve transformational economic growth.

TfN expects to gain statutory status by becoming England’s first Sub-national Transport Body (STB) in 2017. TfN is currently developing an integrated, multi-modal Strategic Transport Plan which will set the long-term sequenced investment priorities for TfN as an STB.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), on behalf of TfN, is looking to recruit the following role:

The role – Two Year Fixed-Term Contract / Secondment (public sector bodies only):

The Project Officer role will lead delivery of the IST Programme’s risk and assurance activities across multiple projects and workstreams. The Project Officer will contribute towards the maintenance of an effective PMO to enable the efficient functionality of projects and programmes, supporting the delivery of designated projects to time, standard and budget.

What we’re looking for:

The successful candidate must have demonstrable post-qualification experience of supporting the management of complex, multi-stakeholder projects using Prince2 methodology or equivalent. You must have experience of delivering under pressure and demonstrate good leadership and problem solving skills. You will respond effectively to considerable fluctuations in work levels, with complex deadlines and multiple internal and external stakeholders. As Project Officer you will work closely with the Risk Manager to ensure that appropriate schedule and cost information is provided, to assist in the identification and assessment of risk and issues as well as communicate assurance requirements to key stakeholders to ensure timely information gathering for Gateway Reviews and Executive level programme governance, therefore previous experience of Risk Management is essential. In return, as well as a competitive salary, our other benefits are:

  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

For more information on the role and the kind of person we’re looking for please refer to the role profile and person specification.

If you believe you have the skills and experience we’re looking for please apply online, ensuring that in your application you provide evidence in the form of specific examples of how you meet the essential criteria in the role profile (e.g. E1,E2,E3,E4..)

£35,000
Manchester
Wednesday 05th July 2017
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Planning & Scheme Development Officer Planning & Scheme Development Officer

Transport for the North (TfN) is a unique partnership, established in October 2014, between the 19 Northern Local Transport Authorities, Department for Transport, Network Rail, High Speed 2 Ltd and Highways England. TfN allows the North to speak with a coherent and integrated approach to pan-Northern strategic transport planning and investment in order to achieve transformational economic growth.

TfN expects to gain statutory status by becoming England’s first Sub-national Transport Body (STB) in 2017. TfN is currently developing an integrated, multi-modal Strategic Transport Plan which will set the long-term sequenced investment priorities for TfN as an STB.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), on behalf of TfN, is looking to recruit the following role:

The role – Two Year Fixed-Term Contract / Secondment (public sector bodies only):

To work in partnership with the Department for Transport and Highways England, to support the determination and commission of priorities for investment into the North’s Major Road Network (MRN) aligned to the strategic Transport Plan (STP), and to engage with partners across the North.

What we’re looking for:

The successful candidate will have significant exposure to major highways or transportation programme development and delivery, with the ability to deliver complex projects and work plans to meet key objectives. You will have experience of implementing and developing successful transport strategy policies, developing strategies for continuous improvement and have experience of project performance management. In addition you will have proven experience of analysing information and evidence to make recommendations to the business. In return, as well as a competitive salary, our other benefits are:

  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

For more information on the role and the kind of person we’re looking for please refer to the role profile and person specification.

If you believe you have the skills and experience we’re looking for please apply online, ensuring that in your application you provide evidence in the form of specific examples of how you meet the essential criteria in the role profile (e.g. E1,E2,E3,E4..).

£40,000
Manchester
Wednesday 05 July 2017
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