Vacancies announced on Nestrans Board

Stuart Smith 2013, News

The North East of Scotland Transport Partnership (Nestrans) currently has two vacancies for non-Councillor Board Members. Nestrans is one of seven statutory Regional Transport Partnerships, established under the Transport (Scotland) Act 2005 to take a strategic approach to transport planning and delivery. The new board members will be required to help shape the future development of the transport strategy and delivery at a regional level, working within the administrative areas of Aberdeen City and Shire.

Councillor Peter Argyle, Nestrans Chair, “This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidates to assist in the strategic work of the Regional Transport Partnership. The successful applicants will be able to contribute to the continuing aspirations and operations of the Board whilst bringing fresh perspectives to matters.”

Nestrans have developed a Regional Transport Strategy to compliment the regions Economic Manifesto and Strategic Development Plan mapping out how transport will support and deliver benefits to our economy, our communities, our environment and our quality of life over the next 15-20 years.

The Regional Transport Partnership Board consists of eight Councillor Members, four each nominated by the constituent Councils and four non-Councillor Members. The appointment of the two non-Councillor Board Members will run until 30 April 2019, subject to review after two years, from the date of appointment. The successful candidate will be expected to attend up to six meetings a year with the possibility of some additional informal meetings.

Closing date for applications is 18 October 2013. Please click here to download the personal specification and application form.