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“Our vision is of a thriving North of England, where modern transport connections drive economic growth and support an excellent quality of life.”

Transport for the North (TfN) is set to be the first Sub-National Transport Body in England and is establishing itself as a leading edge organisation, mapping the way for other regions to follow. The organisation is underpinned and supported by a collaborative Partnership representing political and business leaders from all areas of Northern England, working together with the Department for Transport, Highways England, Network Rail and HS2 Ltd.

TfN is developing an integrated, multi-modal Strategic Transport Plan which will set long-term sequenced investment priorities. The organisation and its Partnership share a vision to improve the frequency, capacity and resilience of the North’s transport system to make it easier for people and goods to move throughout the region. In doing so, we want to create a globally competitive environment that can sustain economic growth for decades to come. We are looking for skilled and dedicated people who are excited about helping us deliver this vision.

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Health & Safety Manager

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM), on behalf of TfN, is looking to recruit a Health & Safety Manager in support of TfN’s evolving legally compliant Health and Safety Management Framework, which includes a Health and Safety Strategy and underlying policies, procedures, management processes and systems. This is a part time role – 12 hours/week.

The Health & Safety Manager will provide the expertise in Health and Safety and ensure that Transport for the North (TfN) continues to meet all legislative and statutory responsibilities and obligations whilst adopting best practice principles and administering clear direction on safety across the organisation.

The successful candidate will manage response to proposed and actual changes in statutory and regulatory legislation to advise, develop and implement effective Health & Safety programmes for TfN.

What we’re looking for:

The successful candidate will have demonstrable relevant Health & Safety experience at a manager level within a similar organisation. They will have extensive working knowledge, and experience of establishing and maintaining health and safety systems and achieving 3rd party certification of the system to a known standard i.e. BS OHSAS 18001:2007

Experience in the collection and analysis of complex data and the preparation of management reports to senior managers, along with a high-level knowledge of and practical experience in the application of health and safety legislation is a key essential attribute to be successful in this role.

Provisional Interview Date: 18th January 2018

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

• 27 days holiday per annum
• Access to the local government pension scheme
• Free travel within Greater Manchester Boundaries

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..).

Circa £40,000 (pro-rata)
Flexible across the North of England, but with a requirement to regularly work from our office in both Manchester and Leeds.
10th January 2018
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Transport Planner – Rail North Partnership

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 Transport Planner use an array of transport planning techniques to develop train service solutions into plans and programs, including scheme appraisal, business cases and funding applications.

What we’re looking for:

The successful candidate will have proven experience of transport planning techniques, along with experience in transport or infrastructure policy and strategy development. The ability to analyse information and evidence to support and inform factual recommendations which enable business case development also forms the essential criteria for success in this role.

The ideal candidate must have dexterity resilience and an ability to prioritise conflicting or extensive workloads, combined with a high level of computer literacy to enable efficient and effective delivery against SMART objectives.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, other benefits include:
• 27 days’ holiday per annum
• Access to the local government pension scheme

For more information on the role and the kind of person we are looking for please refer to the role profile and person specification.
If you believe you have the skills and experience we are 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…).

Want to know more, then visit us on www.transportforthenorth.com, or take a look at our twitter page or find us on LinkedIn.

Circa £40,000
Based in Leeds with regular travel to York, Manchester and London
5th January 2018
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