Senior Programme Officer (Transport)

Location
Northumberland
Salary
£32,910 - £36,922
Posted
18 Jan 2021
Closes
29 Jan 2021
Ref
201541
Job role
Officer
Contract Type
Full time

The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across the largest county in the UK.  Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter.  That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

For further information about working for Northumberland County Council, please click here: http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/working    

The role

As a Senior Programme Officer for strategic transport, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction of transport policy for Northumberland County Council.  These are exciting times for the county as we continue to develop a range of projects across rail, bus, road and cycle and this role will play a major part in developing these projects.  You will be part of the team that develops, prepares, monitors and reviews transport policies for Northumberland, and you will take the lead on particular tasks.  Therefore, the successful candidate will have a good all-round knowledge of UK transport policy.  You will also work with partners, both internal and external, to attract funding for transport projects, so excellent report writing, communication and presentation skills are required.  

We are offering:

- A salary of £32,910 - £36,922 (Band 8)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
- Flexible working arrangement            

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Stuart McNaughton on 01670 624104
           
CLOSING DATE 29 January 2021 at midnight
         
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to  attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk