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Bus Reform Project Support Officer - Closed

Date posted: 16/07/2021

Closing date: 5 September, 2021 4:00 pm

Hours per week: 35

Salary: £26,823 - £28,631

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside

Employment type: Full Time

Contract type: 12 month Fixed Term

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 .

The Bus Reform Project is examining how we can use the opportunity of devolution to further improve bus services for customers.  The project has moved into a new and exciting phase where we will be working to finalise our assessment of franchising and enhanced partnership options so that we can deliver the bus system our City Region needs.

The Project Support Officer will be expected to support the project team in driving the delivery of this project by working closely with the team in a number of different ways; arranging meetings, managing diaries, preparing presentations, following up on actions amongst other tasks.  The successful candidate needs to be able to work well under pressure as the project progresses.

This role is for an initial fixed 12-month period, with the potential for a further 6-month extension.  Secondments and remote working opportunities would be welcomed.

For an informal conversation about the role please contact laura.needham@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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