Commonwealth Games Assistant Spectator Transport Manager

Commonwealth Games Assistant Spectator Transport Manager
Fixed Term Contract
Hours of Work: 36.5 per week
Reference number: WMCA00232
Salary: £35,945 - £40,461 per annum per annum + exclusive benefits
Closes: 2021-01-05T11:59:00
Location: 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD

Please note: This is a Fixed Term contract until August 2022

We will consider offering this opportunity as a secondment to WMCA Employees.

(please make your manager aware at application stage)

Who we need

We are looking for an experienced, delivery minded transport planner to support the procurement, delivery and operations of spectator and workforce transport services for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

You will support the Spectator Transport Managers, initially in applying transport planning principles to develop delivery strategies and solutions for Park and Ride, Shuttle Bus, Active and Accessible Transport operations.

You will then play an integral role in transitioning planning into delivery on the ground for Games' time.

You will need technical knowledge and practical understanding of transport planning and delivery, with a successful track record in delivering projects, with multiple partners, on time and to budget.

About the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Birmingham 2022 includes 19 sports, bringing together more than 12,000 athletes, Games Family and international media for 11 days of top-class competition in amazing venues.

The Games is a catalyst for change, helping to deliver a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous region for us all.

New and upgraded sports facilities, affordable housing and the creation of thousands of volunteer and job opportunities; the Games is a chance to make a real difference to the West Midlands and help us all succeed, not just now, but for years to come.

Transport has an important role to play in making all this happen which is why TfWM in partnership with Birmingham 2022 and local authorities across the West Midlands, is accelerating existing transport improvements and planning to keep everyone moving to support the delivery of a truly unforgettable Games for everyone.

Who we are

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) plans, develops and manages an integrated transport system for the West Midlands that is reliable, affordable and accessible for all.

It is the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority.

A standard setter in the industry, our achievements are regularly recognised nationally, most importantly as the winner of ‘City Region Authority of the Year' in 2016, 2017 and 2019 at the National Transport Awards.

Whether it's developing and delivering new infrastructure, collaborating on future mobility projects, operating the West Midlands Metro or helping customers to keep moving, we need creative and innovative talent to join our already excellent team and help us make a real difference to residents, businesses and visitors travelling in and around the West Midlands.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.

This is a remote working opportunity until a date is agreed for the WMCA workforce to return to our usual place of work at 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham.

Our priority is to keep all our employees safe and well during this time.

We will be working remotely for the foreseeable future, and we are doing everything we can to ensure all our employees can enjoy a comfortable remote working space.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.

Closing Date: Tuesday 5 January 2021
Interview/Assessment Date: Friday 15 January 2021

We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The following groups are currently underrepresented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who meet the essential job role criteria.

We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £35945.00 - £40461.00 per annum
  • Location: Birmingham, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Travel
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2020-12-18 11:34:02 -

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