Part-time Strategic Development Manager/Town Planner

Location
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Salary
£20k+ dependent upon experience
Posted
25 Oct 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Job Level
Manager, Planner
Specialism
Transport

Part-time Strategic Development Manager/Town Planner

Cowley House

2 days per week - £20k+ dependent upon experience

We are recruiting a Part-time Strategic Development Manager/Town Planner to join our team in Oxford for 2 days per week.   

Oxfordshire needs to accommodate more housing; Oxford’s unmet housing needs will be provided in neighboring districts - it is essential that this housing is provided to meet the needs for sustainable transport - and buses in particular.

We require a suitably qualified Town Planner to identify both strategic and local planning development opportunities and ensure appropriate infrastructure, developer contributions, CIL and public transport provision is provided in these new developments.  

The role will require the successful candidate to successfully manage & develop partnerships that enable successful delivery of the long term strategy, develop and maintain constructive relationships between the business and key stakeholders – including Local Authorities, Central Government, business and industrial sectors, to identify both strategic and local planning development opportunities, to develop funding applications and to be the day-to-day link between operations, local and regional groups and support the business strategy.   You will also liaise with other group company colleagues.

Successful applicants will have Degree level education in Planning, Transport and/or Local Economic Development, excellent interpersonal skills, confidentiality and tact along with previous experience working with Local Authorities and other public institutions.    You will have an excellent level of IT literacy along with good organisational and administration skills and self-motivation along with excellent communication skills and the ability to work within deadlines.

For further information, please contact paul.walker@oxfordbus.co.uk or ring Paul Walker on 07980 923256.

If you wish to apply, please submit a CV and short covering letter to the HR Admin Office, Oxford Bus Company, Cowley House, Watlington Road, Oxford OX4 6GA or click the apply now button.

Closing date for applications is 17th November 2017.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from throughout the community.

About Us

Oxford Bus Company operates a comprehensive network of services in the city, as well as express coach services to London and the airports. We also operate the BROOKESbus service in partnership with Oxford Brookes University, and the popular Park & Ride service which connects five car parks to the city centre.

Oxford Bus Company is built on a solid foundation of principles and ethics. At the centre of this is our vision statement:

‘One team, delivering an ever-improving customer experience’.

We deliver this through applying our 5 values, which are summarised below: 

  • Continued Success
  • Customer Focussed
  • Embracing Diversity
  • Socially Responsible
  • Working as a Team

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