Bus Service Planning Team Manager

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Bus Service Planning Team Manager


Home Counties

Panoramic Associates are currently supporting an innovative, dynamic local authority with the recruitment of a Bus Service Planning Team Manager.

Reporting to the Head of Group Transport, this role represents a significant opportunity for an experienced manager to lead our clients Bus Service Planning Team. You will need to be passionate about improving bus services and have a proven ability to lead a dedicated team, along with a demonstrable ability to work in partnership with the bus industry and a range of stakeholders.

This role will lead a team that has a pivotal role to play in our clients response to Bus Back Better, the new National Bus Strategy published in March this year.

The Team Manager will develop and lead the delivery of the Bus Service Improvement Plan, which will be the core of our clients emerging Enhanced Partnership with all bus operators in the county.

Two particularly exciting elements are the programme of investment in ultra-low / zero emission buses and the development of the bus Passenger Charter, the latter ensuring that the needs of all residents are considered in terms of how bus services are provided and operated.

Your responsibilities as the Team Manager will include:

  • Leading, managing and motivating staff
  • Managing and overseeing the performance of the team
  • Managing team budgets effectively
  • Contract managing providers to secure excellent value for money and high customer satisfaction
  • Leading on our work to increase bus patronage through Bus Back Better

To be considered for the role you must clearly evidence

  • Substantial experience of working at a senior level in a relevant role, including at least five years in the passenger transport field
  • A proven ability to manage budgets and resources
  • A proven ability to work collaboratively with internal and external partners
  • Thorough background knowledge of how the bus industry functions
  • A full understanding of relevant legislation

For further information and to apply - please contact Tom Selman at Panoramic Associates