Swift Innovation Lead
Swift Innovation Lead
Salary: £33,525 - £37,738 per annum plus excellent benefits
Hours: 36 hours per week (Permanent)
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is comprised of 18 local authorities and four Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) working together to move powers from Whitehall to the West Midlands and our locally elected politicians, who know this region best. Individual councils will still deliver services and retain their identity but on the big decisions we will have the resources to work together.
Transport for West Midlands, part of the West Midlands Combined Authority, is looking for a talented individual to join our Swift Team, as an Innovation Lead, helping the further delivery and diversification of the most comprehensive multi-operator smart ticketing programme in the United Kingdom outside of London.
The Swift Smartcard Programme has had enjoyed considered success across public transport and as such is now seeking to diversify into private transport such as parking, cycle hire and taxi payments; and also into areas outside of transport such as integration with Leisure and Library card systems.
The successful applicant will be asked to work closely with key stakeholders to promote the wider vision for Swift to define, secure and deliver innovation projects such as those mentioned above. Therefore, we are seeking an individual who is able to demonstrate a successful track record in securing and delivering innovative projects in a fast moving technology environment.
This is an exciting position within the Swift team that will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to work on multifaceted technologies with a highly skilled team to deliver innovative solutions that will improve the lives of the 2 residents of the West Midlands.
To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.
A CV may be uploaded for extra information, but please note that personal details should be omitted and a CV alone will not be accepted.
You can also call 0121 214 7154 to obtain an application form and role profile via the post.
Closing Date: 25th February 2018
Interview Date: w/c 5th March 2018
We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.