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Transport Strategy Officer

  • Location: Aylesbury Vale
  • Ref: FS08668
  • Closing date: 11th November 2018
  • Contract type: Fixed Term / Secondment
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: £24,133 - £26,787
Transport

About Us

Buckinghamshire is facing an exciting period of major growth: Over £60 million of local infrastructure investment, high-profile business developments at Pinewood and Silverstone, major housing growth proposed in Aylesbury and High Wycombe, an unprecedented range of national infrastructure schemes (including Heathrow, Crossrail, East West Rail and High Speed 2), and much more to come.

If you are after a new and exciting challenge, and want to make a meaningful difference for Buckinghamshire’s communities, then Buckinghamshire County Council has just the role for you.

About the role

What will our transport network look like in the future? You’ll help us decide.

We are looking for a recent graduate to support a range of exciting projects which will help shape the future of transportation across the County. You will be a key part of a high performing and enthusiastic team in a forward looking organisation. Buckinghamshire County Council is a leader in flexible working and is becoming more agile, commercial and digitally-focussed. Primarily based at our offices in Aylesbury, it will be your job to provide the recommendations and guidance that will shape our transport policies and strategies. By undertaking research and talking to partners, you’ll amass the knowledge and insight we need to make big decisions. Working with key partners and communities across Buckinghamshire, you will help develop and bring forward elements of the County Council’s aspirational walking and cycling network and support our input to major projects around the County, including the Oxford – Cambridge Expressway and Aylesbury Garden Town.

About you

We’re looking for a recent graduate who is keen to make a difference, develop professionally and help shape the future of Buckinghamshire. You’ll quick to understand, eager to explore new challenges and able to communicate complex information with ease. You’ll have strong interpersonal skills and will be great with people – influencing and building relationships with a variety of contacts.   Experience or detailed knowledge in the transportation field is not essential but you be able to manage a busy workload to deliver great results. Experience working with consultants, stakeholders and/or politicians would be helpful.

 

Other Information

Where our roles are customer-facing and you are required to speak to members of the public, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the role.

For more information, please contact Jack Mayhew at jamayhew@buckscc.gov.uk

Our Values

Ambitious. Accountable. Caring. Collaborative.

Our values are what make our culture at BCC unique and we expect all our people to live them in their approach.  Ambitious. We want people with a strong desire and determination to succeed. Accountable. Our people take pride in owning actions and decisions. It’s all about using our resources wisely and recognising that the public money we use is all going towards a better future. Caring. We’re people, working for people. Being caring, kind and supportive is intrinsic. Collaborative. Working in a team, sharing ideas and knowledge only means positive things. By creating more effective solutions together, we are able to deliver better outcomes to the county as a whole.

About the business unit

The future of our county's environment and infrastructure is in your hands. Buckinghamshire - one of the fastest growing economies in the UK - is facing an exciting period of major growth. Our aim is to manage the major growth pressures within Buckinghamshire in a tough financial climate. Commercial and innovative, we are developing policies that strike the right balance between environment protection and growth. We’re adopting innovative solutions to service delivery and growth. We partner with businesses and community sectors in virtually everything we do; playing to the strengths of these sectors to deliver first class services to our customers.

We recognise and reward you

Hard work and success deserves recognition. That’s why we pride ourselves on the benefits we give our people.

We promote a good work-life balance and flexible working along with discounted transport via Bus and Train.

We provide discounts on various Cafés and restaurants and auto enrolment onto our Pension Scheme plus many more.

Please click the link below to see more:

http://jobs.buckscc.gov.uk/rewards/ 

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