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Transport & Sustainable Travel Manager

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
£51,706 to £58,210 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
To be responsible to the Head of Transport & Sustainable Travel and have leadership responsibility for the effective strategic and operational management and delivery of Transport & Sustainable Travel operations which support the day to day activities of the UHB. This will include:
  • Responsibility for UHB wide Sustainable Transport.
  • Assist in the management when required of
  • UHB Car Parking & Fleet Services
  • All non-patient transport
  • Providing strategic input into Transport & Sustainable Travel
  • Deputise for the Head of Transport & Sustainable Travel as and when required

Main duties of the job

Establish and maintain baseline records on travel behaviour and undertake all necessary data collection and research to monitor achievements of targets and objectives.

Manage and further develop web content relating to Travel, Transport and Parking Services to provide useful and accessible information to all customers, and coordinate with other organisations and professional services websites to maximise coverage.

Build highly effective working relationships with all appropriate parties (e.g. staff, student, local transport operators, Cardiff City Council etc.) to ensure the successful development and implementation of Travel, Transport and Parking policies.

Manage and monitor budgets relating to Travel, Transport and Parking Services to ensure the most effective use of available resources.

Prepare, deliver and monitor Travel, Transport and Parking related tenders in liaison with Procurement services and manage contracts to ensure that key performance indicators are achieved.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is one of the largest Integrated Health Boards in the UK, employing over 15,000 staff, providing over 100 specialist services. Working across 6 hospital sites, we have a diverse range of career opportunities to offer. Serving around 500,000 people living in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, we are focussed on the health and care needs of our local population whilst working with our partners to develop regional services.

Our mission is Caring for People, Keeping People Well,and our vision is that every person's chance of leading a healthy life should be equal. As an organisation we are unashamedly ambitious for our population's health, rising to the challenges of today and tomorrow through our 10-year strategy, Shaping our Future Wellbeing. We are contributing to a healthier Wales with great emphasis placed on innovation and improvement, learning from around the world and leading the way in clinical research. Partnership working is strong at Cardiff and Vale, and we work closely with our staff and our community.

Cardiff, the thriving Welsh capital, is a fantastic city to live and work in with an abundance of sports, arts and cultural attractions. Situated to the west of Cardiff, the Vale of Glamorgan offers a combination of beautiful Welsh countryside and a dramatic natural coastline. Whether city life or rural living, Cardiff and the Vale offers the best of both worlds.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To manage the delivery of the non-emergency Patient and Non-Patient Transport Services provided to the Health Board, i.e. Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, NHS Wales Shares Services Partnership Health Courier Services (NWSSP HCS) etc.

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To meet regularly with senior managers from the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust and user departments in order to communicate and to review, monitor and improve the services provided.

To manage the Health Boards vehicle fleet ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation. This includes developing and maintaining a database to ensure all vehicles are road legal in terms of road fund licensing, MoTs and insurance, and that appropriate inspections are undertaking in a timely manner on specialist vehicles. To exercise delegated responsibility on behalf of the Chief Executive as the registered keeper of the Health Boards vehicle fleet.

To develop, implement, manage and report on an annual staff travel to work survey in order to inform strategic decision making of the Health Board, Local Authorities and public transport operators. To ensure survey results are reflected in the UHBs Sustainable Travel Plan.

Person Specification



  • Qualification to Masters Level or equivalent experience in a relevant role.


  • Qualification to Masters Level or equivalent experience in a relevant role.



  • Successful track record of working in a senior role within an environment of comparable scale and complexity.


  • Successful track record of working in a senior role within an environment of comparable scale and complexity.

Employer details

Employer name

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board


Woodland House


CF14 4HH

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