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Graduate Trainee – Bus - Closed

Date posted: 04/11/2020

Closing date: 30 November, 2020 12:00 pm

Hours per week: 35

Salary: £22,354 - £25,234

Location: Mann Island, Liverpool

Employment type: Full Time

Contract type: Fixed Term for 2 Years

Job Description:

This is an opportunity to join the team that is responsible for the design and development of the bus network throughout the Liverpool City Region working hard to support the delivery of the ‘Vision for Bus’ as an integral part of the delivery of all aspects of the Bus Offer in the region

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the team providing support and assistance to the team that act as a primary point of contact for all key stakeholders in relation to bus networks, infrastructure requirements and planning for disruption on the road network.

The Bus Development team are involved in all, and any, bus related matters which range from future planning discussions, urgent resolution of issues on the network to revising a bus service to a school to better fit local needs so the ability to work at a fast pace and have a clear focus on delivery is a must. The work that the team do is high profile and will make a real difference to the life chances of people who live and work in the Liverpool City Region.

Applicants are sought for Trainee roles to embark upon a career working within the Bus industry. Following a structured programme, postholders will assist in the development of projects and in managing service delivery whilst developing the knowledge and experience needed for future development and personal growth.

You will hold a relevant degree, along with an interest in and understanding of the transportation industry, particularly within the Liverpool City Region. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders will be a key advantage.

Excellent communication skills, a willingness to learn and flexibility in the nature of the work undertaken are a must. The ability to understand complex issues and data and to present cohesive reasoning to support recommendations for service and infrastructure improvements will be a key capability for successful candidates

You will be expected to role model the organisation’s behaviours of LCR First, Respect and Action Focused.

For an informal conversation about the role, please email jeanette.townson@liverpoolcityregion-ca.gov.uk

Completed application forms can be sent to: recruitment@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 the current situation regarding COVID-19, we can only accept applications via email at this time.

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