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Quality and Governance Manager

Quality and Governance Manager
Location:16 Summer Lane, Birmingham
Salary: £38,129 - £42,919 per annum
Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
Hours: Full-Time
Please note: This is a 3 year fixed term contract

Who we need

We are looking for a dynamic and proactive Quality & Governance Manager to lead on establishing best practice as applied to systems and project controls, establishing and rolling out a project charter as well as process for assurance against project deliverables and programme controls.

Ideally you will have appropriate Quality Management qualifications or experience gained in local government or transport.

Who we are

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) plans, develops and manages an integrated transport system for the West Midlands that is reliable, affordable and accessible for all.

It is the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority.

A standard setter in the industry, our achievements are regularly recognised nationally, most importantly as the winner of ‘City Region Authority of the Year' in 2016, 2017 and 2019 at the National Transport Awards.

Whether it's developing and delivering new infrastructure, collaborating on future mobility projects, operating the West Midlands Metro or helping customers to keep moving, we need creative and innovative talent to join our already excellent team and help us make a real difference to residents, businesses and visitors travelling in and around the West Midlands.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.

About the team

You'll be joining the Sprint team during a crucial phase of the project, as we move towards construction and delivery.

There are 35 of us working closely with a range of stakeholders, including Local Authorities, Councillors and the wider WMCA in order to ensure the A34 and A45 Sprint schemes are delivered on budget and in time for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.

Following 2022, there are a further five Sprint schemes to be developed and delivered.

This is a remote working opportunity until a date is agreed for the WMCA workforce to return to our usual place of work at 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham.

Our priority is to keep all our employees safe and well during this time.

We will be working remotely for the foreseeable future, and we are doing everything we can to ensure all our employees can enjoy a comfortable remote working space.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.

Closing Date: Tuesday 8 December 2020
Interview/Assessment Date: Week Commencing 14 December 2020

We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The following groups are currently underrepresented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who meet the essential job role criteria.

We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.