Head of Policy - Bus Centre of Excellence

£60000 - £65000 per annum
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Job description

Job Type: Permanent

Job Title: Head of Policy - Bus Centre of Excellence

Salary: £60,000 - £65,000

Location: London (Hybrid)

I am working with a well known membership body which is responsible for championing the work and interests of professionals within the transport and infrastructure sector. This organisation is a key source of advice and information for the Department for Transport. This is an exciting time to join a growing organisation who are looking for a 'Head of Policy' to lead and deliver on a newly created Bus Centre of Excellence (BCoE) project, aimed at improving the quality and scope of bus services outside of London.

In this newly formed role, you will act as the focal point for the BCoE Advisory Board, engaging with senior colleagues to oversee business planning for the content and operation of the BCoE. You will ensure the project is delivered according to budget and deadlines, whilst communicating the work of the project is effectively communicated across the organisations' membership and external partners.

Key Responsibilities

  • Establish systems and processes to develop, agree and deliver both a forward plan and a reactive capability to deliver the requirements of organisation's agreement with the Department for Transport in respect of the BCoE.
  • Manage the financial delivery of the BCoE funding requirements, reporting as required to both the organisation and the Department for Transport.
  • Lead and develop the staff team to deliver the successful operation of the BCoE
  • Report on all aspects of progress on the delivery of business plans, identifying risks and mitigation measures and future resource requirements
  • Proactively liaise with other managers across organisation to ensure delivery of business plans and deliver overall targets
  • Engage proactively with members, BCoE members and BCoE partners to develop and deliver outputs
  • Engage proactively with external organisations to promote the work of the organisation and the BCoE and influence others
  • Represent the Institution/BCoE externally as required

Essential Criteria

  • Significant experience in developing and delivering policy or service delivery in transport, or a related sector
  • Experience of developing and managing relationships at a senior level with government officials on a technical basis.
  • Significant previous experience operating proactively within a committee-based governance structure (gained within central government, a local authority, professional body, charity environment or similar body).
  • Experience of developing event and/or training programmes
  • Experience of business planning, project management and budget development and management
  • Experience of staff management
  • Self-starter with drive and a can do attitude

Please contact Alex Cannon on 07925851747 or via email at if you would like to learn more about this vacancy.

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Alexander Cannon
Professional Services Recruitment Team
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