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Rail Reform Advisor
  • Employer: Transport for the North
  • Reference: TFN/22/220773
  • Published: Fri 25/11/2022, 14:03 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 12/12/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £42,011.00 - £48,692.00 Per Annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester

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Rail Reform Advisor

Role overview: 

As Rail Reform Advisor you will manage TfN’s Rail Reform activities and the development and delivery of any other designated programmes and projects, to time, to ensure that programme milestones and outputs are delivered, and analyse and review a range of data to identify key themes and trends and use these outputs to produce recommendations that support project decision-making.

What we’re looking for:

Educated to degree level or equivalent, the successful candidate will have experience of leading defined projects/programmes of work, preferably transport-related projects/programmes. You will have good communication skills and the ability to build and manage relationships with stakeholders, engaging with external partners, presenting complex ideas, and experience of matrix management and leading project teams. It is not necessary to have experience in the specific field of railway governance and regulation, but an interest in the railway industry and experience of policy development in government would be an advantage.

Provisional Interview Date:  19th & 20th December

In return, as well as a competitive salary, our other benefits are:

• 27 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays
• Access to the local government pension scheme
• Access to various salary sacrifice benefits, including Travel Pass purchase scheme. 
Access to TfN’s Flexi-Time Scheme, allowing accrual of up to 18 additional days leave per year

If you believe you have the skills and experience, we’re looking for please apply online, ensuring that in your application you provide evidence in the form of specific examples of how you meet the essential criteria in the role profile. 

At TfN, we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We 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 our commitment to diversity and inclusion, all applications will be considered on their merit.

As an organisation we always strive to do the right thing and understand that in order to make a difference in our society and workplace, we must be committed to respecting equality and diversity, showing kindness, tackling discrimination and promoting inclusion and have signed the CIHT Diversity and Inclusion Charter Statement to further endorse our commitment. We are also an accredited Living Wage Employer, this means that every member of staff working for Transport for the North, earns a real Living Wage and are recognised as a Disability Confident employer (stage 2) acting as a Disability Confident champion within our local and business communities and business networks. 

Attachments: RailReformAdvisor4U(CommProgandProj).pdf  

Benefits: 27 days holiday per annum plus bank holidays. Access to the local government pension scheme. Access to various salary sacrifice benefits, including Travel Pass purchase scheme. Access to TfN's Flexi-Time Scheme