Change Agents UK

Integrated Transport Officer

Project Integrated Transport Officer
Employer ATOC
Job Description

Background

ATOC is the trade association for the UK passenger rail industry. Integrated Transport is responsible for facilitating joint integrated initiatives on behalf of Train Operating Companies (TOCs). Including: Plusbus, station travel plans, carclubs, community rail and cycle-rail. The team presently oversees more than £30m of project deliver and manages high profile sustainable transport projects for both the rail industry and UK government.

Objective

The role will provide assistance and project support as part of a team that managing and delivery of Integrated Transport work and projects, work closely with key industry stakeholders and train operators, helping the operators to explore and develop new areas of work and assist in delivering pilots and best practice to help the industry deliver this work in the future.

Working in the Integrated Transport team, as part of the Policy Directorate, and line managed by the Head of Integrated Transport the Integrated Transport Officer will provide project and event coordination, delivery and support.

Benefits of this opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for a new graduate or someone wanting to develop a career with the transport or rail industry. Providing the opportunity to work on high profile, prestigious projects in the area of sustainable transport.

Future employment potential

This is a 12 month fixed term placement, however there are lots of opportunities across the organisation that the successful candidate may wish to apply for at the end of the placement.

Benefits of working with Change Agents UK

Change Agents UK is a not-for-profit organisation which enables students and recent graduates to work with businesses, local authorities and community groups to learn about and implement sustainable development, and become more employable. With this service Change Agents UK will provide:

• Enrolment onto our Skills Development Programme, utilising bespoke exercises to increase skill set and employability through self-evaluation, learning and the Change Agents Academy.

• Management support and networking opportunities.

• A monthly Change Agents UK Newsletter informing you of current sustainability news topics, up and coming events and workshops and a network of other change agents.

• Inclusion in the Change Agents staff and alumni networks: socials, networking opportunities, etc.

• Support in an organisation whose ethos is one of positive personal and professional development.

This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all correspondence to contact@changeagents.org.uk or call 01572 723419

Location London
Responsibilities

Outputs and Key Tasks

Outputs

  1. Contribute to the overall goals and deliveries of the Integrated Transport Team.

  2. Operate as effective project support, able to help deliver Integrated Transport related work to agreed deadlines.

  3. Assist and support the day to day deliveries of the Integrated Transport section.

  4. Provide administration for the delivery and management of cycle-rail work.

Key Tasks

  1. Contribute to the overall goals and deliveries of the Integrated Transport Team.

  2. Operate as an effective project coordinator able deliver Integrated Transport related work to agreed deadlines.

  3. Coordinate the day to day deliveries of the Integrated Transport section.

  4. Coordinate the delivery and support the multi mullion pound cycle-rail fund, under the supervision of the head of department.

  5. To organise, and coordinate the delivery of events and acting as the secretariat for key stakeholder meetings as directed by the Head of Integrated Transport.

  6. To undertake specific project coordination work and other duties as directed by the Head of Integrated Transport.

  7. Coordinate and deliver the annual Cycle-Rail Awards, acting as project manager for the event.

  8. Coordinate and supervise the national cycle audit.

  9. Coordinate, supervise and maintain the cycle carriage and cycle parking information and produce a cycle-rail information as required and update National Rail Enquiries.

Personal Specification

Essential

  1. Candidates must be a graduate.

  2. Have the ability to multi-task and plan workload efficiently.

  3. Be a self-starter, able to work/respond independently and deal with unforeseen problems and circumstances.

  4. PC literate with good keyboard skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

  5. A confident decision maker.

  6. Have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  7. Have good inter-personal skills both with external contacts and internal colleagues.

  8. A creative and analytical thinker.

  9. Good team player.

Desirable

  1. Understanding of and an interest in the transport or rail industry.

  2. Experience of dealing with sensitive or confidential information.

  3. Previous administrative experience.

  4. Experience of working with an HR computerised system.

Position Details

Employer: Association of Train Operating Companies

Salary (per annum pro rata) £25,000 - £30,000 depending on experience

Closing Date: Sunday 30th October 2016

Telephone Interview: Please be available for a telephone Interview w/c 31st November 2016

Interview Date: Monday 7th November 2016

Start Date: ASAP

Length of Opportunity: one year full time contract

Hours/Week: 37.5

Work outside normal hours: Work outside normal hours on occasions, in agreement with the Line Manager

Annual leave: 26 days

Probation period: 3 months

Base: London

Reports to: Head of Integrated Transport

Salary £25,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Application Deadline 2016-10-30
Interview Date 2016-11-07
Hours Per Week 37.50
Places Available 1
Status

Closed - no further applications permitted