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Ref no:
SES00012
Published:
11/4/2022
Closes:
8/5/2022
Location:
Area 3D (Bridge), Victoria Quay, Edinburgh, EH6 6QQ
Salary:
£28,941 - £32,532 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
37 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

This position has expired.

The South East of Scotland Transport Partnership (SEStran) is one of seven statutory Regional Transport Partnerships established under the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005 to take a regional approach to transport planning and delivery. 

SEStran encompasses eight local authorities: City of Edinburgh, Clackmannanshire, East Lothian, Falkirk, Fife, Midlothian, Scottish Borders and West Lothian.

The Partnership’s principal duty and responsibility is developing and overseeing the delivery of a statutory Regional Transport Strategy, 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. 

Within the partnership area there is a huge diversity of transportation issues, from urban congestion to rural public transport and from ferry ports to airports. SEStran aims to address these issues and work towards a more sustainable and efficient transport network.

We are seeking to appoint two Project Officer’s within our Project’s Team. Reporting to the Programme Manager or Strategy Manager you will support the delivery of european funded projects and SEStran’s capital and revenue projects.

Educated to degree level or equivalent in an appropriate subject, e.g. transportation, civil engineering or environmental project management, the ideal candidates will develop innovative and creative ideas to support the region’s transport strategy, contribute to involving stakeholders in policy development and will undertake problem solving/option appraisal and development. 

They will have excellent communication skills, meaning that they will feel equally confident in dealing with decision makers or gathering information within our service. Strong organisational skills will enable them to work independently and as part of a team to manage a range of priorities.

These are fixed term contracts for a duration of 18 months. One post may be made permanent.

Shortlisting for Interview: 16 May 2022

Interviews: 1 & 2 June 2022

Further Information:

If you would like further details about this post, please contact Keith Fisken, Programme Manager by email: keith.fisken@sestran.gov.uk or tel: 07889010291

To apply:

Please complete the application form attached below and return toangela.chambers@sestran.gov.uk (CV's will not be accepted.)

Please note that this post is subject to Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks and the preferred candidate will require full clearance before an unconditional offer of employment is made.

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