Head of Transport Strategy

Ipswich, Suffolk
06 Apr 2018
24 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full time

Suffolk County Council is focussed on delivering housing and economic growth in the county. Transport is a big part of the council's plans to help make this happen. We have an excellent track record of developing successful bids for infrastructure investments, including £150 million from the Department for Transport Local Majors Fund.

We are looking for an exceptional manager to provide leadership to a group of professional teams working together to ensure that the council's highways and transport services play a leading role in delivering inclusive growth.

The transport strategy group has a wide remit including:

* local transport plan and transport policy development

* investment programmes for transport improvements

* commissioning transport improvement works

* business case development and funding bids

* transport studies

* delivery of major transport schemes

* development management.

You will also join the Strategic Development management team and work with the Assistant Director and colleagues to provide leadership to the wider division.

For an informal discussion only, please contact Sue Roper on (01473) 264358.

Please read the Job and Person Profile before applying for this job.

Apply online at: www.suffolkjobsdirect.org or call 0345 601 4412 quoting the job ref.

Closing date: 24 April 2018.

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