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3 x Transport Planners (Entry Level)

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
12/07/2021
Advert End Date:
30/07/2021 12:00
Salary:
£25,481 to £27,041 p.a. (NECA Grade 7)
Allowances:
n/a
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Manual / Trades / Transport
Vacancy ID:
210714
Employment Location:
Gateshead Civic Centre (or any future location where Transport North is hosted). Part Home Working an option.
Post Number:
NECA/21/07
Number of posts:
3

Job details 

Closing date:
30 Jul


Further information

1 x Fixed Term (August 2021 – August 2023) (RAIL) 2 x Fixed term (August 2021 – April 2022 with possible extension) (BUS).

Have you ever considered the stories behind the journeys on our transport network each day; and how a future network can unleash the potential of a region and its people? At Transport North East our role is to develop those future plans and secure the investment to deliver them.

We have entry level opportunities for people who are excited by the potential of North East England and are looking to develop your skills in transport planning and local government policy development. The roles will have areas of key focus which will either be the development and delivery of rail and metro strategy or the development of enhanced bus partnerships; both areas are mission critical projects. These projects go beyond transport, they write the story of the future of a region, its environment, its economy and most importantly the lives of its people.

By the end of the placement you will have worked alongside teams setting the direction for transport in our region. Using data and making factual arguments to support your approach you will contribute to the strategies and policies which underpin decisions and calls for investment. Whatever your background, if you have the skills and imagination and to support us, we would love to hear from you.

For passengers and freight, Transport North East oversees strategic transport planning at a regional level on behalf of the North East Joint Transport Committee, representing the seven local authorities in our region; and always striving to make our vision evermore real: “Moving to a green, healthy, dynamic and thriving North East”.

These roles involve work with partners so you will be required to confidently and competently network outside the core Transport North East team. You’ll need to be a good listener too: all of our partners have distinct needs which you need to take the time to understand.

Critically, you will have writing and communication skills. Your work will be read and considered by influential stakeholders including regional politicians, transport operators and government departments. Why not join us on the Transport North East journey?

For further information please contact Derek Gittins at Derek.Gittins@transportnortheast.gov.uk.

Interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams. If you are successful at shortlisting you will be notified via North East Jobs of the date and time of your interview. A separate invite will be sent via Microsoft Teams.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

This recruitment is being lead by Durham County Council on behalf of Transport North East.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Payroll and Employee Services via email
at pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

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