Transport Strategy Manager

Rutland County Council
£33,486 to £36,371
Rutland - Oakham
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week. Flexible and agile working.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/05/2022 at 23:59

Do you have experience of people management, research, collating data, producing reports and working on policies and strategies?  Do you have knowledge of the transport (or a similar operational) sector? If so, we want to hear from you! Our Transport team are looking for an experienced Strategy Manager to become part of a reliable and efficient team on a fixed term contract, covering for maternity leave.

About you…

As the Transport Strategy Manager you will need to have the following;

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent (NVQ Level 5)
  • Experienced people manager
  • Experience of report writing in a similar field
  • Good communicator with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work to deadlines and work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experienced in working with a wide range of clients

About the role…
As the Transport Strategy Manager you will lead in the implementation, monitoring and review of the Council’s Local Transport Plan, Sustainable Travel Statement,  Sustainable Modes of Travel to School strategy and other policies relating to sustainable travel.

Other duties will include;

  • Line Manage the Road Safety Education Officer, Sustainable Travel Officer and cycle instructors.
  • Support in developing wider transport and highway policies, plans and strategies.
  • Manage the budgets and any contracts relating to sustainable travel, road safety education.

The Transport Strategy Manager interviews will be held week commencing 6th June 2022.

Please be advised this could be subject to change, in which case we will give appropriate notice.

We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.

Whilst the base for this post is Oakham, Rutland, the Local Authority offers a hybrid working practice.

Our offer to you:

We offer work that makes a difference to people’s lives, a safe working environment; structured salary reviews; generous annual leave entitlement plus 8 days paid bank holidays; local government pension scheme; occupational health service and flexible working policies to enable you to balance work and home commitments.

Rutland County Council encourages a healthy work life balance, and we welcome discussions regarding flexible working.

Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit or if you have any queries about this role please contact Emma Odabas on 01572 720923 or at

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758428 or email us at

Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.

How to apply

To apply for this role click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below. If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.


Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered.


Once you have access to your JGP account you will be able to complete the application form in stages, saving and amending it until you are happy to the submit your completed application. You should use the Personal Statement section to demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the role profile attached.


If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758343 or email us at

Further information on this vacancy

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