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Bus Development Officer - Closed

Date posted: 16/07/2021

Closing date: 5 September, 2021 4:00 pm

Hours per week: 35

Salary: £29,774 - £35,878

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside

Employment type: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Job Description:

 

Steve Rotheram, the Liverpool City Region’s Metro Mayor was re-elected in May 2021 with a promise to deliver a London-style integrated public transport system for the people of our city region.  Buses will play a vital role in the delivery of this objective, so now it’s time for us to ‘unleash the bus’, and we need your help to do it

8 out of 10 public transport journeys in our region are made on buses and we must ensure that the customer experience is world class. Working towards that goal means the Bus Team within the Combined Authority needs to grow so that we have the right capacity and skills to deliver at pace.

This is a great opportunity for people with the right skills, expertise and attitude to join an organisation that is making a difference and delivering transformational change on behalf of the 1.6 million people that live, work and spend their leisure time in the Liverpool City Region .

We are currently working on a series of measures to improve bus journeys between Liverpool, Knowsley and St Helens, with other areas soon to follow.

A project of this scale needs plenty of skills and expertise to ensure that we deliver improvements to benefit bus users, and to attract people out of their cars. Key attributes we are looking for include programme management, subject matter expertise on bus priority, understanding customer requirements and stakeholder engagement, all underpinned by a relentless focus on delivery.

In order to ensure the delivery of the Green Bus Routes Programme we need to strengthen the Bus Development Team with an additional Bus Development Officer.  The Bus Development Team work hard to support the bus network and are the ‘go to’ team for all things Bus including managing the roadworks notice process, developing the bus network and promoting capital measures to improve the performance of bus services

For an informal conversation about this role please contact jeanette.townson@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk

The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.  To this end, we particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Backgrounds as we are under-represented by people from these communities.

Please note that due to current government restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we are only accepting applications electronically at this time.

Completed application forms can be sent to:  recruitment@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk

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