Do you have in depth knowledge of policymaking in the transport sector, along with strategic project management experience? If so, the National Infrastructure Commission would love to hear from you!

The Commission is looking for a Senior Technical Adviser specialising in transport, to provide expert advice on policy development in a challenging and innovative environment. This is an opportunity to work creatively and rigorously on some of the most pressing issues for UK infrastructure over the long term, shaping how transport will support our society and economy into the future.

By joining the Commission, you’ll play a key role in delivering independent advice to government on the UK’s long term infrastructure needs. It does this to help support sustainable economic growth across the whole of the UK, improve competitiveness and ultimately improve the quality of life of UK citizens.

The Commission’s core responsibilities include:

  • producing a National Infrastructure Assessment once every five years, setting out its assessment of long term infrastructure needs with recommendations to government on how to meet them
  • carrying out in depth studies into the country’s most pressing infrastructure challenges, making recommendations to government
  • monitoring the government’s progress in delivering infrastructure projects and programmes recommended by the NIC.

The role will entail a blend of strategy, project management and policy work, and require direct experience of scoping, managing and delivering complex and high profile transport policy projects. The work will be wide ranging and evidence-based, requiring the ability to think strategically and to identify and implement creative approaches to policy-making.

More information on the role is available here.