Access West Business Engagement Manager

City of Bristol
£31,401 - £34,106
18 Oct 2018
04 Nov 2018
Public Sector
Full Time
Contract Type


Access West Business Engagement Manager

Salary: £31,401 - £34,106

Hours: 37

Limited term contract: March 2020

Base: Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol

South Gloucestershire Council are currently recruiting a talented Business Engagement Manager to be based in our Badminton Road Office, Yate. This exciting and varied role will involve leading on the delivery of the Business element of the Access West programme in South Gloucestershire. Access West works with businesses, communities and educational institutions to facilitate growth in the local economy through increased uptake of walking and cycling, and to break down the barriers that prevent our residents from accessing work, education and training opportunities. You can find out more about the Access WEST programme here:

You will lead first class business engagement activities with employers in the Bristol North Fringe, the Aztec West area and along key commuter routes in South Gloucestershire to foster direct relationships with businesses. You will also work with partner agencies such as North Bristol Suscom to promote sustainable travel choices in the area.

The role will include agreeing with employers both capital and revenue measures to improve travel choices, tracking the implementation of the agreed measures and ensuring the project remains on track, delivering the desired outputs and outcomes. Experience of project delivery, budget management and working with employers would be an advantage.

You will be employed by South Gloucestershire Council but will also work with colleagues across North Somerset, Bath & North East Somerset and Bristol. Implementing the project effectively across the West of England region.

To succeed, you will have experience in leading projects and a track record of achieving successful project outcomes. You will be self-motivated, confident, articulate, possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Your approach to problem solving and passion for getting the job done will be complemented by your ability to work at the pace necessary to meet the requirements set by Project Managers, Project Sponsors, Programme Sponsors and the ECS Director. Regardless of your background, you will need to bring excellent communication and influencing skills, appropriate to working in a large, complex multi-agency/partner environment.

If you are interested in this role and wish to find out more, please follow the link below.

Closing date: 4 November 2018