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Passenger Transport Manager

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 

Salary:£28,704 

Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE3 8RJ 

Reference:ET0854 

Closing date:06 February 2022 at midnight 


Salary Range £28,704 - £32,241

This is an opportunity to join a hardworking, supportive team responsible for the delivery of passenger transport services.  The role is primarily focused around financial payments to a range of suppliers including transport operators and parents but also reviewing applications and appeals for concessionary travel passes and blue badges in accordance with relevant policies.  You will also be responsible for identifying the individual requirements of service users on home to school transport and social care transport through a risk assessment process.  You will manage and develop systems and procedures to support the successful delivery of Personal Transport Budgets, invoice payments and concessionary travel payments.  You will work closely with the Passenger Transport Scheme Manager to achieve the above.    



ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
  • You need excellent knowledge and use of Microsoft Office, including developed skills in Excel and Access to produce reports, together with good analytical skills
  • You will be able to test and troubleshoot systems (including IT systems) and have a “can do” attitude to problem solving
  • You will be self-motivated to take the lead on projects effectively, once trained
  • You must have excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise both on a technical level with ICT and finance partners, but also empathetically and calmly with members of the public including parents and carers, and with transport providers and other external bodies. 
  • You will be able to manage varied workloads and priorities for yourself and your team to ensure service delivery
  • You will be able to lead and manage staff effectively both in the office and remotely, ensuring they feel supported to perform at a high level 

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Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.

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For informal enquires please contact Heather Human, Tel: 0116 3057249 Email: Heather.Human@leics.gov.uk 

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Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service. Please note that it is likely this post will be primarily home-based in the immediate future so candidates will need to consider if they can practically achieve this (for example, suitable working space and wifi/broadband access). However, options for working in a Council office will also be available.

We are supportive of flexible working and candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Heather Human (recruiting manager) to discuss what is possible for this role. Examples may include requests for flexible working patterns and home / remote working etc.



Please apply using our online system sending us your CV as well a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post. The supporting statement should be
no longer than 1000 words and be incorporated into your CV, to form a single document.


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Please note the expected date for interview for shortlisted candidates will be 22nd February 2022.


Please see the link below to Environment and Transport’s web pages for further information about the department, working for Leicestershire County Council and the job opportunities available. 

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https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/jobs-and-volunteering/working-for-the-council/working-in-environment-and-transport

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We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.

For further information about working for Leicestershire County Council, please click here.

If you have any technical issues completing your application form please contact escservicedesk@emss.org.uk

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