Transport Planner

Location: County Wide
Salary Range: £31,371 pa progressing to £33,799 pa
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

As a Contracts Planner you will responsible for Managing transport contracts for Home to School, respite and Adult Day Care Services. The role includes:

  • To procure, award and implement cost effect transport for Social Care and Education clients ensuring that policy and compliance are up held.
  • Monitor contract performance through offsite visits to schools and Contractor Premises.
  • Liaise with clients, transport providers, user groups, customers and other interested parties to ensure the effective provision of appropriate services is being provided.
  • Maintaining daily contact with both internal and external clients, either by phone, email or face to face meetings.
    Implement proposals for improving the effectiveness of existing passenger transport services.
  • Monitor Education and Social Care transport budgets and raise areas of concern and attend quarterly budget meetings.
  • Maintain and update accurate database system, in conjunction with other team members, recording clients, contractual and operator details.
  • Maintain and update excel spreadsheets with full contract information ensuring full data integrity.
  • To ensure that the provision of services to customers is managed in a sensitive and sympathetic manner.
  • Providing prompt responses to queries and complaints regarding passenger transport.
  • The ideal candidate will have excellent organization skills, an aptitude for problem solving with the ability to build effective working relationships with people at all levels. The ability to keep a cool head in a pressurized environment is a must.

Closing date: Monday 16 December 2019

Interview date: Wednesday 8 January 2020

For an informal discussion and more information please contact Nigel Abraham on email Nigel.Abraham@hertfordshire.gov.uk or phone 01992588622.

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