Thank you for your interest in working with us at the South East of Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran).
About the role
We’re hiring a Project Officer to join our team, responsible for overseeing a variety of transportation projects in the South East of Scotland. This includes developing a regional Bus Strategy, incorporating digital technology into the transport system, implementing an active travel behaviour change program, and supporting the rollout of electric vehicle charging stations.
The role involves contributing to the Regional Transport Strategy 2035 and collaborating with local authorities.
We are looking for candidates with proven project management experience, a strong grasp of public transport and active travel issues. The role involves working independently to devise creative solutions, supporting the delivery of the regional transport strategy, and engaging stakeholders. Excellent communication skills are crucial for success . The ability to work flexibly and independently on multiple projects with varied deadlines is essential.
The South East of Scotland Transport Partnership is one of seven statutory Regional Transport Partnerships e
stablished under the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005 to take a regional approach to transport planning and delivery.
The Partnership’s principal responsibility is developing and overseeing the delivery of our Regional Transport Strategy 2035, which sets out a vision, objectives and proposed actions for how transport will support and promote economic prosperity; connect communities and reduce social exclusion; and improve environmental sustainability, health and wellbeing.
The post is subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks, and the preferred candidate needs full clearance before receiving an unconditional job offer. For inquiries, contact Keith Fisken (email@example.com) or Michael Melton (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Application deadline: 3 March 2024.
Anticipated interview week: w/c 18 March 2024.
To apply, complete the attached application form downloadable via MyJobScotland and send it to email@example.com (CVs not accepted).
Employment at SEStran
The South East of Scotland Transport Partnership is located in modern offices at Victoria Quay in the historic Leith area of Edinburgh. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite Leisure facilities, recognising and rewarding high performance with progression and pay increase, flexible and agile working hours and benefiting from a leading pension scheme.
We’re one of thousands of Disability Confident organisations and businesses who are ensuring that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations. Being a Disability Confident Employer means we’re benefiting from diverse skills and making a difference to the disability employment gap.
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