Transport Policy and Operations Manager

York, North Yorkshire (GB)
£49,275 - £55,683 per annum
18 Jul 2019
18 Aug 2019
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to work for a city which is a national lead in delivering sustainable transport initiatives where you can make a real difference to the way people live, work and move around one of best places to live in the country?

There is a lot happening in York, ranging from major transport projects including: upgrading the outer ring road, the largest regeneration schemes in decades around the Railway Station, a new Community Stadium to significant transport initiatives such as the introduction of one of the largest electric bus fleets in the country.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to lead a multi disciplined team of over 60 staff that develops transport policies, provides sustainable transport services and delivers Highway Regulation and Development Control functions. This wide ranging role also manages the Council's Road Safety training team including Cycle Training and School Crossing Patrols.

The next few years are key for the transport service with a climate emergency declared, the Local Transport Plan due to be refreshed and major developments progressing across the city at York Central and Castle Gateway. You will also be responsible for managing the traffic impact of the city's award winning events such as the Christmas Market and the Races on the Knavesmire. You will also manage all Highway Development Control functions ensuring the best overall transport impact for the 15,000 houses planned to be built in the city over the next 20 years.


As this role is public facing, applicants will need to demonstrate, at interview, their competency to converse and provide advice and guidance to members of the public, in spoken English to CEFR level C2: Can express him/herself spontaneously at length with a natural conversational flow, avoiding or backtracking around any difficulty so smoothly that the person with whom they are conversing is hardly aware of it.

Relocation expenses will be offered for this post.

For an informal discussion about the posts please contact James Gilchrist on 01904 552547 before 5 August or Tony Clarke on 01904 551641 after 5 August.

Closing date: Sunday 18 August 2019 at 12 midnight

Interview date: Week commencing 2 September 2019