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Principal Transport Planner - Oxford Workplace Parking Levy OCC616196

Job details


Salary range: £47,420 - £50,512 per annum 

Work location: County Hall, Oxford 

Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working  

Contract type: 2 year Fixed Term Contract 


Closing date: Monday 24th June 2024

Interview date: To be confirmed 



About us


Oxfordshire has a wonderful balance between beautiful Cotswold countryside and quaint villages and towns against the urban dynamic of the world-renowned university, City of Oxford and surrounding market towns. It is a thriving county with one of the fastest growing economies in the country with a rapidly growing science sector in and around the county and is the base for many national and internationally recognised companies and organisations. Oxford has good transport links to London and the rest of the country



About the role


An exciting opportunity has arisen at Oxfordshire County Council to join the Central Team as: Technical Lead – Workplace Parking Levy. You will be at the forefront of shaping our transport plans, leading on the development of the council’s proposals for a Workplace Parking Levy. 


We are looking to recruit a technical lead that will oversee the Workplace Parking Levy project, providing the project team with leadership and day to day support, working alongside other OCC Technical Leads, consultants and other appointed specialists to develop proposals from concept to consultation and scheme approval.


We are looking to recruit a person who can help build strong and inclusive relationships with our partners and stakeholders including businesses and the Department for Transport. The project also involves developing a business case, assessing the benefits and impacts of proposals, and developing a supporting investment plan.   

About you


You will have experience in leading a project team as well as extensive experience in delivering large, complex programmes of change and strategy development. Additionally, you will ideally have political or public sector experience.



Rewards and benefits


  • Culture of flexible working
  • Technology to support agile working where role permits
  • Up to 33 day’s holiday pro-rata p.a. plus bank holidays  
  • Option to ‘buy’ additional holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to health and wellbeing support
  • Membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, with an employer’s contribution of up to 19.9%
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Local and national discounts for shopping and travel
  • Great learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development


Would you like to know more?


Please click here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria 


For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Stewart Wilson, Place Planning Team Leader (Central)



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Our commitment to:
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or on maternity or family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support, education and safe spaces for all.

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Guaranteed Interview Schemes

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education, we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.

Our commitment to:

Oxfordshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect these commitments.

Our commitment to:
Flexible Working

We are open to discussions about flexible working, which can include flexi-time, part time working, job sharing, nine-day fortnights and annualised hours, depending on the requirements of the role and the service.

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