Vacancy Filler Limited
The Principal Policy and Strategy Development Officer will act as the companies primary specialist in a role that is critical to our clients corporate and programme developments. supporting the delivery of the Strategic Transport Plan and its policy positions. You will be expected to build strong relationships, internally and externally and be able to influence, shape and challenge across the strategy and policy sphere.
You will also be responsible for initiating and co-ordinating the development and implementation of new and existing initiatives, shaping our client’s on-going evidence base development.
The successful candidate will have significant experience of working across transport strategy and policy, working in complex situations and leading the development and approval of policies, strategies business cases. It is imperative that you also have a good understanding of national and regional policy context, transport policy and regulatory frameworks and experience of contract and procurement management.
As a confident communicator at senior level, you will have the ability to influence a wide range of stakeholders, partners and senior colleagues alongside representing the company in public, professional and stakeholder forums.
Candidates will preferably have a relevant master’s degree or other specialist post graduate qualification, or equivalent level reached through experience and a professional qualification at chartered status.
Provisional Interview Date: Wednesday 27th November 2019
In return, as well as a competitive salary, other benefits include:
For more information on the role and the kind of person they are looking for please refer to the role profile and person specification.
They welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. They are particularly keen to encourage applications from women, members of ethnic minority groups and people with disabilities who are currently under-represented.
As part of their commitment to diversity and inclusion, all applications will be considered on their merit.