Senior Transport Officer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere


Closing date: 30 June 2024

Exciting Opportunity for a Senior Transport Officer

Do you have a passion for transport services and a commitment to supporting vulnerable adults? Join our team as a Senior Transport Officer and make a significant impact on the lives of those in our community.

Role Overview:

As a Senior Transport Officer, you will lead the planning and provision of transport in Derbyshire for Adult Social Care and Health (ASCH) services. You will ensure compliance with financial, procurement, and legal regulations while overseeing contract performance and resolving operational issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the application of the Council’s Transport Policy for vulnerable adults.
  • Liaise with internal and external colleagues to ensure effective service delivery.
  • Manage in-house ASCH service drivers and vehicles.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with external contractors, ensuring service delivery and compliance.
  • Prepare tender documents and oversee the electronic tendering process.
  • Respond to correspondence from MPs, Elected Members, and the public.
  • Support staff development and manage enquiries to ensure all queries are resolved.

What We’re Looking For:

Experience: Understanding of taxi and minibus operations, planning and scheduling within complex services, and managing and motivating staff.

Skills and Knowledge: Excellent organisational, analytical, and problem-solving skills, with a comprehensive understanding of ICT systems.

Personal Attributes: Ability to work independently, communicate effectively, manage workloads, and build positive relationships with stakeholders.


Educated to degree level or equivalent, or significant industry experience.

What We Offer:

  • 27 days of annual leave
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Guaranteed incremental annual pay increases.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Discounts at selected county leisure centres
  • and much more!

Why Join Us?

We offer a supportive and dynamic work environment where you can grow professionally while making a real difference in the community. Benefit from comprehensive training and development opportunities and be part of a team that values your contributions.

Apply Now:

If you are a proactive and dedicated professional, apply today to become a Senior Transport Officer and help us deliver high-quality transport services for Adult Social Care.

For an informal chat about the role please contact Deborah Oddy, Head of Transport at



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