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Transport Manager

Estate, Environment & Transport

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £34,980 to £42,978 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Wednesday 04 October 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2430823TD

The University of Southampton is committed to excellence in all we do, applying our insights and inventiveness to solve the most complex societal and environmental challenges. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, we are renowned for our innovation and enterprise and are within the top 1% of universities worldwide.

We are seeking an outstanding individual for the position of Transport Manager. In this role you will support the Associate Director, Environment & Sustainability in the development and delivery of the University Travel Plan and manage associated contracts relating to transport activities and will be integral as we seek to monitor and measure progress against wider Sustainability Strategy goals.

You will also report on travel behaviour to measure effectiveness and inform decision making, as well as make recommendations on ways to increase the use and/or efficiency of sustainable travel modes (prioritising zero emission options), flexible working practices, provision of operational facilities and co-ordination of awareness activities across campuses, whilst also managing the University's car parking services.

Working collaboratively, collegially and confidently with senior leadership of the University, you will bring a creative, strategic, and innovative approach to the Sustainability Team. As a part of Estates & Facilities, strong partnership across the University is vital to ensure a consistent approach to environment management across all activities.

What we can offer you:

Working at the University of Southampton gives you access to a wide range of benefits in addition to our competitive rates of pay. Our core benefits include pension scheme membership; a generous annual leave allowance (supplemented by University closure days and public holidays) and excellent family leave arrangements (including maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave). All our benefits can be viewed here.

As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. We welcome applications from candidates who are committed to helping us create an inclusive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, people who identify as LGBTQ+; and people with disabilities.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal leadership role in fulfilling the University of Southampton’s mission to educate and engage on sustainability matters. For more information or to discuss the post please contact Adam Tewkesbury, Associate Director Environment & Sustainability, a.j.tewkesbury@soton.ac.uk, 02380 593828.

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We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who supports our mission of inclusivity.

Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or recruitment@soton.ac.uk quoting the job number.


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