Transport Commissioner

Telford, Shropshire
£43,857 - £46,845 per annum
06 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full time


37 hours per week

Are you passionate about Transport? Do you want to be leading the operation and development of Telford’s Transport operation? If so, this is your opportunity to be at the forefront of delivering and modernising the service.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Telford & Wrekin Council’s Strategic Transport service and, playing a proactive role in delivering transport across the Borough.

You’ll lead a newly formed Integrated Transport team, delivering all aspects of transport within the authority, such as subsidised public transport, adult social care transport and school transport. You will oversee the day to day operation of both commissioned and in house services, managing a large internal workforce as well as a wider range of contracts.

We are looking for candidates with significant experience of providing passenger transport in a complex and varied environment. Candidates should possess a thorough understanding of current and emerging national transport policy, operations, business transformation as well as project management skills that enable you to deliver within agreed budget and timescales, excel in partnership working and relationship building whilst managing a busy and diverse workload.

Telford a new town has its roots in the 1960s but this doesn’t mean we’re stuck in the past. Over the last 50 years the town has grown and developed into a hub of innovation and investment. 

Telford & Wrekin Council is ambitious, always looking to develop, improve and attract investment. The Council has recently delivered a number of exciting projects, and over the next three years the Council is embarking on a further significant investment programme, will you be part of it?

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

Along with your application please also submit a supporting statement outlining how you meet the Person Specification

For an informal discussion, please contact Matt Powell at

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted. 

Supporting documents
Transport Commissioner - JD & Person Spec