Franchise Delivery Officer
West Midlands Franchise - Franchise Delivery Officer - full time and permanent
Salary: £34,532- £38,867 per annum
Location: Primary base is Birmingham, but post holder may be required to attend meetings in London
West Midlands Rail (WMR), representing local authorities in the region, will be leading franchise management of the new West Midlands franchise in partnership with the Department for Transport (DfT) as a first step in getting much greater local influence over rail services.
As an important contributor in delivering our challenging agenda, we have an exciting opportunity for a Franchise Delivery Officer who will be responsible for providing contract management support to the Franchise Delivery Manager, delivering the WMR community engagement strategy, and providing organisational support to the WMR executive team.
The role requires an individual capable of interrogating and interpreting extensive and complex evidence provided by the Train Operating Company (TOC) in order to determine whether various elements of the obligations in the franchise agreement have been delivered in the manner required under the contract.
In order to achieve this outcome, the successful applicant will be able to handle large volumes of complex information, influence and persuade others, work under pressure to deliver to deadlines, and support the management of a strong and collaborative working relationship between WMR and the DfT.
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Closing date: 21st August 2017
Interview date: 14th September 2017
We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.