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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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Project Manager | Integrated and Smart Travel Integrated and Smart Travel

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.

Transport for the North’s Integrated and Smart Travel programme aims to transform the customer experience through information and ticketing/payment systems that make travel across the north simple and convenient. The programme involves working with a wide range of partners in developing and implementing a world leading experience for people living in, working in or visiting the north.

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

The role:

This project related role is required for a fixed term period up until 2020, and will support the transition of TfN as it rapidly develops into an established, self-sufficient, high-performing organisation, prior to becoming a statutory body and beyond. This role will focus on managing activities associated with the development and delivery of an Integrated and Smart Travel Programme.

The primary purpose of the role will be to manage the development and delivery of Integrated and Smart Travel programme and projects to time, budget and quality standards and in compliance within agreed project management standards and procedures.

The post-holder’s responsibilities will include the active contribution to the PMS function and organisational procedures, leading on the delivery of the intended deliverables, timelines and outcomes of identified customer information and innovation initiatives as part of the Tranche 2 activity within the IST programme.

Effective management, and continuous monitoring of the identified initiatives, is also a key part of this role. In doing so, the ideal candidate will ensure satisfactory progress and consistent delivery of projects aligned to the agreed funding, outputs and timescales for those projects whilst working closely with IST Programme stakeholder management workstream to proactively manage stakeholder needs and expectations in relation to projects / programmes.

What we’re looking for:

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent, or posses an equivalent professional qualification.

You will possess demonstrable experience of working to tight deadlines, meeting funding and operational targets. You will also have experience of successfully managing multiple projects simultaneously using project management techniques, along with an ability to compile and deliver concise technical and non-technical reports to political and professional audiences in an accessible manner. As part of your roll you will be exposed to budget management, therefore you must have a level financial awareness and previous knowledge of cost control. Demonstrable experience of working in a commercial context with operators and suppliers to deliver system requirements would be desirable.

 

Provisional Interview date:

4th September 2017 (Manchester), 18th September 2017 (Leeds)

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)

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Circa £40,000 per annum
Flexible across the North of England with a requirement to work regularly from our office in Leeds and occasionally from our offices in Manchester
Wednesday 30th August 2017
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Corporate Engagement Manager Business Capabilities

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.

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 Corporate Engagement Manager will support the management and delivery of Transport for the North’s (TfN’s) Stakeholder Engagement and Communications Strategy through the effective management of all partner and stakeholder engagement corporate events, activities and programmes, political engagement, consultations and campaigns, alongside supporting delivery of TfN’s wider communications programme and service.

The successful candidate will lead, develop and oversee all corporate engagement elements of TfN’s Stakeholder Engagement & Communication Strategy in support of the organisation’s vision, values and objectives as well as leading, developing and maintaining a consistent view of who TfN’s stakeholders are, their location and how engaged they are. This includes politicians, business leaders, partners and transport professionals.

Acting as a representative of TfN, the successful candidate will proactively build contacts and networks in order to enhance the reputation of TfN.

Benefits:

• 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)

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Circa 40,000
Flexible across the north of England, but with a requirement to regularly work from our offices in Manchester
23rd August 2017
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