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Contract and Service Development Manager - Home to School Transport

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/13449
  • Published: Thu 15/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: Flexible Work Hours - 0.8FTE
  • Salary: £32,910 - £35,745
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 3BQ

Job introduction

New Posts in the City’s Home to School Transport Service

The City’s Home to School Transport service is expanding and this has created a number of exciting opportunities to join a new enhanced team normally based a Hove Town Hall (currently staff are working from home). 

Interview date: Week commencing 24th May 2021

For more information, please contact Michelle Hunt either by email (Michelle.Hunt@brighton-hove.gov.uk) or by phone on 01273 296990

About the role

The service arranges transport for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities to and from school and other settings, as well as free bus passes for eligible children. The work involves partnership working with families, transport operators and schools to ensure a high quality service, that ensures children are safe, well and happy on their journeys. The service also works to ensure that contracts with transport operators are effectively managed, that routes are tendered fairly and that best value principles are adhered to at all times.

Following some challenging times over the past 18 months, the service has improved significantly but still has some way to go. You would be joining at an exciting time with a number of new initiatives planned or in place.

This part-time post will have responsibility for ensuring effective procurement of transport services, the management of contractual compliance, assurance of best value services and developing and managing projects and service improvement themes across the service. This post will suit someone with a background in procurement and project management.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce..

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/13449
  • Published: Thu 15/04/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/05/2021, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: Flexible Work Hours - 0.8FTE
  • Salary: £32,910 - £35,745
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: BN3 3BQ