Project Officer - Local Transport Improvements. West Sussex County Council


Project Officer - Local Transport Improvements

Salary: £36,922 - £39,880 per annum      Working Pattern: Full time, 37 hours per week

Location: County Hall, Chichester     Interview date: 20 May 2021

CLOSING DATE  -  09 May 2021

As the Local Transport Project Officer you will be responsible for the development and delivery of the Local Transport Improvements Programme that includes  overseeing evidence led scheme feasibility; preparation of preliminary designs for consultation; preparation of funding bids and business cases; preparing and presenting reports; management of consultants; and coordinating  monitoring and evaluation of scheme delivery.

The key focus of your role will be to work with District and Borough Councils and the County Council’s Planning and Policy Team to secure external funding from local developments to help deliver highway and transportation improvement schemes. You will also comment on Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans.  You will comment on Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans;  travel plans; infrastructure business plans; planning applications in relation to safe and sustainable travel, influence decision making and take opportunities to secure external funding that will make conceptual improvements a reality.  You will act as client for Walking and Cycling priority; Bus Priority and development led strategic priorities.

You will work with school leaders; bus operators; design engineers; highway engineers; road safety professionals; cycling and walking groups; District/Borough and Parish Councils; and County Councillors to identify improvements that improve active travel and transport around the county.

Further Information

The reference number for this role is EIE00778.

For an informal conversation or for further information regarding the role, please contact Ian Patrick (Local Transport Improvements Manager) at [email protected]