Strategic Infrastructure Coordinator
Salary range: £43,570 - £46,662 per annum
Work location: County Hall, Oxford
Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working
Contract type: Temporary for up to 18 months
This is an exciting opportunity to join a team in Environment and Place Directorate, which is responsible for Infrastructure Strategy.
About the role
You will play an important role in the Infrastructure Strategy Team, leading on the development and co-ordination of strategic infrastructure policy and strategy. Building off the successful delivery of the new Oxfordshire Infrastructure Strategy (OxIS), you will use your knowledge and skills to bring partners responsible for planning and delivery of infrastructure across Oxfordshire together. You will ensure priorities align with the Oxfordshire Vision, planning for a net-zero carbon future. You will also be responsible for continuing to champion the role of OxIS both internally and externally, including managing the next stage of work that will support the new Oxfordshire Plan, as well as mapping out funding and delivery opportunities.
By being directly involved in high-profile strategic infrastructure policy and strategy workstreams in Oxfordshire, you will have many opportunities to further your career in a highly innovative area. In short, you will be at the forefront of re-defining the role of infrastructure planning in the context of the current climate emergency.
Rewards and benefits
It really is true that every single job role here contributes to bettering the lives of the people in our county - we want to do this for our employees too. We are proud of our strong flexible working culture, including the opportunity for flexibility on working hours and the use of technology to support agile working. We offer some of the best learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development.
We have a generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment with us up to 32 days, as well as giving you the option to buy additional holiday. You will also have access to a Local Government Pension Scheme with employer contributions of up to 19.9% of your salary; a range of local and national retail discounts; and a host of enhanced family friendly policies including carers leave and paid time off for volunteering.
Would you like to know more?
Please click here to view the Job Description and Person Specification
If you would like to talk informally about the role, please contact James Gagg, Principal Infrastructure Planner on 07776 997303 or Melissa Goodacre, Infrastructure Strategy Team Leader on 07825 314780
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Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff.
Our commitment to safeguarding
Our Organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment.
We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect these commitments.
As a Disability Confident employer we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.
We are open to discussions about flexible working.
Closing date: Wednesday 25th May 2022 - please note applications will be accepted until 12:00 noon.
Interview date: TBC.