Commonwealth Games 2022 Spatial Data Analyst
Fixed Term Contract
Hours of Work: 36.5 per week
Salary: £27,579 - £32,268 per annum per annum + exclusive benefits
Location: 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham, B19 3SD
Please note this is a fixed term contract until 31 August 2022
Do you want to be part of the Commonwealth Games in 2022?
Do you have a passion for clearly communicating information in a geographical format and bring analytical rigour to help support complex transport planning decisions?
Can you provide technical spatial analysis and mapping support for both transport planning purposes and for wider public facing communication outputs?
Do you excel in fast paced environments supporting a wide range of stakeholders? You may be the person we are looking for.
Who we are
Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) plans, develops and manages an integrated transport system for the West Midlands that is reliable, affordable and accessible for all. It is the transport arm of the West Midlands Combined Authority.
A standard setter in the industry, our achievements are regularly recognised nationally, most importantly as the winner of 'City Region Authority of the Year' in 2016, 2017 and 2019 at the National Transport Awards.
Whether it's developing and delivering new infrastructure, collaborating on future mobility projects, operating the West Midlands Metro or helping customers to keep moving, we need creative and innovative talent to join our already excellent team and help us make a real difference to residents, businesses and visitors travelling in and around the West Midlands.
About the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Birmingham 2022 includes 19 sports, bringing together more than 12,000 athletes, Games Family and international media for 11 days of top-class competition in amazing venues.
The Games is a catalyst for change, helping to deliver a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous region for us all. New and upgraded sports facilities, affordable housing and the creation of thousands of volunteer and job opportunities; the Games is a chance to make a real difference to the West Midlands and help us all succeed, not just now, but for years to come.
Transport has an important role to play in making all this happen which is why TfWM in partnership with Birmingham 2022 and local authorities across the West Midlands, is accelerating existing transport improvements and planning to keep everyone moving to support the delivery of a truly unforgettable Games for everyone.
Who we need
Your role will be to provide technical spatial analysis and mapping support for both transport planning purposes and for wider public facing communication outputs. You will be adept in the use of a variety of analytical tools, techniques and methods to ensure that teams can access appropriate, consistent and effective mapping. You will have a passion for clearly communicating information in a geographical format and for bringing clear analytical rigour to help support complex transport planning decisions. The role offers an opportunity to use a wide range of technical tools and to support a wide range of stakeholders in a challenging and fast paced environment.
In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.
We would also welcome interest from internal employees looking for a secondment opportunity.
Please note: We ask that Internal employees make their manager aware of their interest ahead of applying for this opportunity.
This is a remote working opportunity until a date is agreed for the WMCA workforce to return to our usual place of work at 16 Summer Lane, Birmingham.
Our priority is to keep all our employees safe and well during this time. We will be working remotely for the foreseeable future, and we are doing everything we can to ensure all our employees can enjoy a comfortable remote working space.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.
Closing Date: Sunday 7 March 2021
Interview/Assessment Date: w/c 15 March 2021
We are committed to developing an organisation that is representative of the diverse communities that we serve and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
The following groups are currently underrepresented: young people, Black, Asian and ethnic minority groups and women at senior levels.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who meet the essential job role criteria. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. Wherever possible we will offer flexible working options which assist work-life balance and support service delivery for the customer.