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New opportunity - Future Transport Zone: Theme 2 Lead Programme Manager

on Monday, 01 March 2021.

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Full Time
Fixed Term until 30/06/2024
The closing date for applications is 03/05/2021

Join a high performing, innovative team working on a ground-breaking programme that will influence future national transport policy. The Solent FTZ is a £28.75m programme awarded by the Department for Transport (DfT), which includes a range of innovative test and trial projects to be delivered across the Solent area. All projects are required to be delivered by June 2024.

The Solent is one of only 4 regions across the country awarded the FTZ Programme by the DfT and represents an excellent opportunity to shape the transport future for the region and through shared lessons learnt to influence future transport policy for the UK.
We are looking for an innovative high motivated, proactive and organised individual to take on the role of Solent Transport, FTZ Theme 2 (Sustainable Urban Logistics) Lead Programme Manager within Southampton City Council’s Transport team.
You will have experience of managing the delivery of high cost, high profile and innovative freight logistics schemes and knowledge of the latest transport planning initiatives / best practice in providing improvements for freight logistics and last mile logistics.
You will be a qualified project professional (ideally APM, PRINCE2 or other relevant professional qualification) and/or have significant experience of successfully delivering projects throughout the project lifecycle. You will be experienced in defining scope, products and deliverables, including appropriate resourcing, and ensuring these are delivered to agreed time, cost, quality and compliance objectives.
It is essential for you to be flexible, be able to work under pressure and collaboratively with partners and suppliers.
This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and pragmatic individual looking to contribute to an exciting programme area.
For further information about this role please view the job description on Southampton City Council’s website.
If you feel you have the necessary background, experience and skills to undertake this role we would like to hear from you.
Further detail about the Solent Transport FTZ is available here.
To arrange an informal chat about the role please contact Keith Melville, Interim FTZ Programme Manager, by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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