Principal Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Officer

Herefordshire Council

Salary: HC09 £36,298 – £40,478 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

Herefordshire Council is looking for a motivated Principal Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
Officer who has excellent communication and management skills.

If you are interested in this role as Principal Electric Vehicle Infrastructure 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 include:

  • To line manage the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy Officer and enable EVI
    deployment in Herefordshire
  • To lead the delivery of the Council’s EV Strategy in conjunction with the Transport
    Planning team and as a part of the Local Transport Plan
  • Develop, coordinate and lead inter-directorate projects and initiatives relating to the
    councils EV infrastructure projects and EV Strategy in conjunction with the Electric Vehicle
    Infrastructure Strategy Officer and Transport officers
  • To work in partnership with the Herefordshire Climate and Nature Partnership to support the
    uptake of electric vehicles countywide
  • To work with Council Officers to identify and encourage the provision of sustainable
    transport infrastructure improvements
  • To initiate and develop projects to assist with public transport, electric vehicle and low
    carbon planning
  • To communicate effectively with local media, car clubs and the Herefordshire EV Drivers
    Group in order to promote the switch to electric vehicles in the county
  • Maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders, key strategic partners, senior
    managers, politicians and other teams
  • Liaise with and work in partnership with various project partners, suppliers and
  • Keep up to date with technology, legislation and best practice, and ensure that relevant
    initiatives are adopted to develop the effectiveness of the service

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: 02/10/23
Interview Date: 13/10/2023

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