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Active Travel Team Leader 72380 CEJE

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location   England (East Anglia)
Town/City   County Hall, Norwich
Salary   £36,681 to £40,875 per annum 37 hours per week Temporary contract/secondment opportunity until 31 March 2024
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Senior Level
Deadline   25/11/2021
Company Name   Norfolk County Council
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Environment Service for an Active Travel Team Leader, to complement the existing Active Travel team, working across projects to encourage sustainable and active travel across Norfolk. Overseeing programmes of work, the post will work with a variety of businesses, community groups and workplaces delivering initiatives to encourage and promote active or sustainable lifestyles.

Reporting to the Lead Projects Manager key responsibilities will include:

  • Support the Lead Projects Manager to develop a system approach to improving activity levels across Norfolk’s population through active travel initiatives, working in partnership with other key stakeholders
  • Oversee active travel projects of work, steering day-to-day project activities and resources
  • Enable and deliver the priority outcomes defined in Norfolk’s Active Travel strategy
  • Provide strategic oversight of Norfolk’s Active Travel programme and policy, influencing partnership initiatives and jointly managed projects
  • Integrate active travel initiatives across all local authority activities, services and policies
  • Present to appropriate boards and steering groups monitoring the delivery of these projects.

The role will build on the previous work on Active Travel delivered by the Council through DfT funding such as the Cycle City Ambition Grant (CCAG), Access Fund programme, Transforming Cities and the Active Travel Fund, alongside projects such as Greenways to Greenspaces and Mobi-Mix, to help manage the delivery of Norfolk’s Active Travel priorities detailed within the Environment Service Plan and Norfolk’s Active Travel Strategy.

If you can demonstrate experience of successful partnership working, have an understanding of local travel options, are committed to the promotion of active and sustainable travel and have the skills and experience listed in the job description, this is the role you’ve been waiting for. This is a varied, challenging and rewarding role, with a proactive team, making a positive difference to the lives of people living and working in Norfolk.

For more information or an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Matt Hayward, Lead Project Officer, on matthew.hayward2@norfolk.gov.uk.

All our office-based roles are currently working from home as part of our Smarter Working plans and to support the health and safety of all our colleagues. We anticipate that working remotely will be a key feature of this role and when offices re-open your office base will be County Hall, Norwich.  Our technology platform and equipment are first class, enabling you to connect and collaborate remotely. We ask that you have in place good Broadband connectivity.

For further details and how to apply CLICK HERE.

Please quote job reference: 72380 CEJE

Closing date: 25 November 2021

Interviews will take place via video technology

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