Transport Manager (Maternity Cover)

Posted over 1 year ago by University of Cambridge
Contract Type Temporary
Salary £39,992-£50,618 pa
Sector Education, Environment, Energy, Transport / Logistics
Posted over 1 year ago
Apply by Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The University of Cambridge is seeking a knowledgeable and committed individual to join the University's Environment and Energy Section as the Transport Manager to cover maternity leave for a period of up to one year.

This Section is responsible for developing and implementing long-term plans to improve the University's performance across a wide range of areas of environmental sustainability, including carbon emissions, energy use, transport, waste, water, sustainable construction and sustainable procurement.

The role holder reports to the Head of Environment and Energy and undertakes work in a range of areas to develop and implement the University's Transport Strategy and North West Cambridge Development (NWCD) Framework Travel Plan. Key elements of the role include :

  • The development of the University's transport strategy to provide practical solutions to travel to work and at work for the University's staff, students and visitors
  • The development of transport policies, procedures and initiatives across the University estate to encourage a more sustainable approach to travel.
  • Management of the Universal bus contract and other contracts with car club operators and bicycle maintenance contractors
  • Delivery  of a wide range of communication and engagement initiatives across the University and the NWCD

Ideally, you will have a degree and experience of managing sustainable transport projects is essential, along with the confidence to encourage and influence a wide and varied audience.

This is a great opportunity to help shape the transport policy and performance of a world class institution.

Please note the University would be willing to consider secondment opportunities for this post.

Maternity cover: This post is fixed-term for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Rebecca Tomkins, HR Co-ordinator by email on

Please quote reference BA13806 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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