Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy Officer

Herefordshire Council


Salary: HC07 £27,852 – £32,020 Per Annum
Hours: 37
Contract: 23 Month Fixed Term

Are you an ambitious and enthusiastic individual with a passion for the environment?

Are you interested in delivering electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure projects to support
Herefordshire’s Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure funded programme?

We are seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and dynamic individual, with excellent
organisational, project management and communication skills to help deliver and achieve the
Council’s EV infrastructure ambitions.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Council’s Sustainability & Climate Change team
which has responsibility for carbon reduction, active travel initiatives, adaptation and
energy. Herefordshire Council is looking for a motivated Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
Strategy Officer who has excellent communication and management skills. Training on EV will be
provided to new officers.

If you are interested in this role as Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy Officer and
think you have the skills we are looking for, then we look forward to receiving your

The main activities of the successful applicant working with the Principle Electric Vehicle
Infrastructure Officer include:

  • To update and put forward an Electric Vehicles Strategy
  • To support with bids for funding to undertake transport projects and support actions in the EV
  • To analyse data in relation to transport patterns and assist with the development and review of
    policy and strategy
  • To support in commissioning and project managing the work of consultants appointed to support
    the uptake of EVs in the County
  • To contribute to the development of the Local Transport Plan and associated monitoring reports,
    as required by Government
  • To support in analysis of data using suitable transport planning software including models
    (training will be provided)
  • To respond to enquiries from the public and other organisations regarding EV transport issues
    in the County
  • To contribute to promoting the use of sustainable forms of transport to the public and other
  • To organise and carry out public consultation on transport issues, including attending public
    meetings as required
  • To assist with review of planning applications in terms of transport impacts, providing advice
    and guidance to area engineers and development control planners

Please outline how you meet the criteria in the person specification in your covering letter.

For further information, please contact, Richard Vaughan on
[email protected] or on 01432 260192.

About Us

Benefits of working for Herefordshire Council:

  • A competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, and access to our contributory pension
    and staff benefits scheme, which includes:
  • Pension Scheme Enrolment in the Local Government (LGPS)
  • Generous Annual Leave: 26 days’ annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays. After five
    years’ continuous service, this increases to 31 days (pro rata) plus bank holidays. You can
    also purchase an additional 10 days per annum
  • Flexible working: flexi-time, job-share, part-time hours and, in some instances, home
  • Employee Assistance Programme: 24/7 access to support and counselling
  • Payment of professional membership fees
  • Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and
    health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests
for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post
they are applying for:

  • Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the
    “Disability Confident” scheme;
  • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or
    Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
  • Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver.
    This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Closing Date: 27/09/23
Interview Date: 06/10/23

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