The Transport Strategy and Analysis Directorate (TSA) brings together a number of cross cutting functions including: the coordination and delivery of the National Transport Strategy (NTS2); and considering the investment priorities for transport across Scotland though the second Strategic Transport Projects Review (STPR2). Key areas of policy activity include delivery of provision in the Transport (Scotland) Act 2019, Transport Scotland’s preparation for future EU relations, future mobility, and transport’s contribution to the four NTS2 priorities. The directorate brings together the transport planning and analytical teams with a remit which includes providing analysis and research to support strategy and policy.
The Policy Integration Officer post within the TSA Directorate supports the Transport Policy Integration Team, and the wider Strategy, Climate and Integration Unit. This is an exciting opportunity to anyone looking to develop their policy skills and with an interest in transport and equalities. We offer a real opportunity to help shape the future of transport in Scotland – for people, the economy and the planet. This is a cross-cutting policy role and the post holder will have the opportunity to work with a range of internal and external partners, and will be expected to take a pro-active, engaging and quick thinking approach to this work.
The current salary range for this role is £26,155 - £29,192 (pro rata for part time).
Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland and is accountable to Parliament and the public through Scottish Ministers, with a budget of around £2 billion per year. It is responsible, on behalf of Scottish Ministers, for overseeing the operation and maintenance of the railways and trunk road networks throughout Scotland, for transport policy, aviation, ports, freight and inland waterways, and for running the national concessionary fares schemes. Transport is a vital feature of the Scottish Government's focus on increasing sustainable economic growth, and transport investments and policies have major impacts on the economy, people, and the environment.