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Project Administration Officer

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Job Introduction

The West of England Combined Authority is acting as the employer, on behalf of the Western Gateway Sub-national Transport Body (STB) is seeking to appoint a Project Administration Officer. This is a part time, 30 hours a week, fixed term position until June 2025 as it is funding dependent. The Western Gateway Sub-national Transport Body is formed by an alliance of eight Local Authorities and one Combined Authority that have committed to work together to drive innovation, facilitate the transition to a decarbonised transport system, maximise economic growth and improve industrial productivity by strengthening travel connections to local, national, and international markets.

The role of the Western Gateway STB is to set the Strategic Transport Plan for the region, provide leadership on strategic transport matters and present our collective priorities for greater investment in transport in the Gateway area to government, by providing a single, unified voice for the region. This will be underpinned by the production of a regional evidence base that informs our long-term Strategic Transport Plan.

To help us achieve this we need a Project Administration Officer.  The post will provide administrative and project support as part of the Secretariat to the Western Gateway STB. You will work closely with the wider Programme Team, our local authorities, the Department for Transport and key stakeholders.

This is a unique opportunity to work with officers across the Western Gateway area and to grow and develop your skills.  Check out our website for information on our latest programmes  

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About the Company

Our offer

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 26/31 days annual Leave
  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme
  • Reduced bus travel across the West of England
  • Flexible and hybrid working options from day one to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals.

The West of England is an amazing part of the world to live and work. We have recently moved to a new bright and airy office, with all latest technology, just 10-minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status. We are also proud to have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

Please contact us to identify any additional support you may need during the recruitment process.

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