Key Route Network Corridor Manager (x3)
Salary range: £34,983 - £39,378 per annum
Hours: 36.5 hours per week
Who we are
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM), the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority is a rapidly growing and fast emerging as a standard setter in the industry. We are a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies employer and in October 2017, we became only the second ever to win the 'City Region Authority of the Year' twice in a row at the National Transport Awards. We need new talent to join our already excellent team that is making a real difference to people within the West Midlands.
About the Key Route Network
The West Midlands Key Route Network (KRN) represents 7% of all local roads and is a collection of local highways which carry 50% of all traffic and is critical to the region's economy and for connecting us into the strategic road network. The KRN is operated and maintained by the seven local authorities and the West Midlands Combined Authority, which have concurrent powers with the local authorities for road safety, bus lane contravention, permits and air quality. With the opening of the Regional Transport Coordination Centre (RTCC) in December 2019, this role will form a core part of the team strengthening the fresh approach to management of the KRN within the RTCC.
Who we need
We need dynamic individuals to join us, as we use evidence to shape our £7.3 billion transport programme. In addition, we are looking for creative problem solvers who can work in a highly collaborative environment to improve the day to day performance of the KRN.
You will primarily be working within the RTCC but work flexibly across the four Urban Traffic Control Centres in the region and the Highways England Regional Control Centre in Quinton. The role will be an essential part of the team monitoring and enhancing the performance of the KRN. You will lead on implementing a monitoring framework, examining routes to understand daily issues and problems and developing strategies for addressing these. You will also support the development of wider strategic solutions across the network to enable better performance of the transport system.
The successful candidate will have proven experience in route network management including introducing measures to enhance network monitoring and performance. As are excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills to liaise with key stakeholders.
In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.
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. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women as they are under-represented at senior levels.
Wherever possible we welcome applications to work flexibly to assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.
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Closing Date: midnight Sunday 4th August 2019
Interview date: Friday 9th August 2019
We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.