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Commonwealth Games Assistant Route Network Manager

Job Title: CWG Assistant Route Network Manager
Salary range: £35,945 - £40,461 per annum
Hours: 36.5 hours per week
Please note this is a fixed-term contract until 31 August 2022


We will consider offering this opportunity as a secondment for WMCA employees, please make your line manager aware at application stage.


Who we need


Are you a proven highway network management professional?


Do you want to be part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and help deliver one of the most exciting and comprehensive highway and traffic management programmes ever seen across the West Midlands?


If so, we are looking for an Assistant Route Network Manager to support the development and management of the Commonwealth Games Route Network (GRN) and help deliver an outstanding service for athletes, spectators and the West Midlands community working in collaboration with local highways authorities, emergency services and Highways England.


Your role will be to help prepare the operation and management strategy for the GRN, ensure the GRN is ready for the Games and implement the strategy and support the operation of the GRN during the Games itself.

We are looking for someone with experience in managing highway networks both in planning and day to day operations.


You will understand how complex urban and rural highway networks are managed and delivered particularly for large events.

If you have experience working in network or traffic management centres so much the better.


This role is vital to the successful delivery of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games and you will have a key role to play both as part of TfWM's Games traffic management team and the wider West Midlands Games delivery agencies.


Whilst the role is expected to be primarily based at West Midlands Combined Authority in Birmingham, both within the Network Resilience directorate as well as the Regional Transportation Coordination Centre (RTCC), there will be a requirement to work within local authorities' Urban Traffic Control Centres and at Highways England's Regional Operations Centre in Quinton.


If this is an opportunity that excites you then this is the chance for you to help create a fantastic and thrilling Commonwealth Games for the West Midlands.


About the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games


Birmingham 2022 includes 19 sports, bringing together more than 12,000 athletes, Games Family and international media for 11 days of top-class competition in amazing venues.


The Games is a catalyst for change, helping to deliver a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous region for us all.

New and upgraded sports facilities, affordable housing and the creation of thousands of volunteer and job opportunities; the Games is a chance to make a real difference to the West Midlands and help us all succeed, not just now, but for years to come.


Transport has an important role to play in making all this happen which is why TfWM in partnership with Birmingham 2022 and local authorities across the West Midlands, is accelerating existing transport improvements and planning to keep everyone moving to support the delivery of a truly unforgettable Games for everyone.


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.


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: 19 May 2021
Interview/Assessment Date: w/c 31 May 2021


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.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £35945.00 - £40461.00 per annum
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  • Type: Contract selected
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: 2MES
  • Tel: 02392 387722
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  • Posted: 2021-05-06 12:46:49 -

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