Partnership Board Vacancy

Stuart Smith2010, News

The North East of Scotland Transport Partnership (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. Working within the administrative areas of Aberdeen City and Shire, Nestrans’ regions covers around 10% of Scotland’s population. We have developed a Regional Transport Strategy to compliment the regions Economic Manifesto and Structure 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 10-15 years.

The Partnership Board consist of 8 Councillor Members, 4 each nominated by our constituent Councils and 4 non-Councillor Members.  A vacancy exists for a non-Councillor Board Member and applications are invited from interested individuals who have the necessary flair, experience and ability to help shape the future development of the transport strategy and delivery at the regional level. Applicants are expected to have personal and/or operational expertise and knowledge of working at Board or strategic level in the business, public or voluntary sectors. Knowledge of transport issues and financial awareness is also desirable.

Board Membership is not paid but certain expenses are met. The successful candidate will be expected to attend up to 6 meetings a year with the possibility of an additional few informal meetings. Appointment will be to 30 April 2014, subject to review after 2 years, from the date of appointment.

Click here for more information and an application pack or contact Derick Murray, Partnership Director on 01224 625524 who will be happy to have an informal discussion with anyone considering applying.

Closing date for applications: Friday 24 September 2010