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West Yorkshire Ticketing Company Ltd (WYTCL) wishes to commission an individual to perform the role of Executive Officer. WYCTL is a joint venture between bus and rail operators and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority. It creates and sells over £30m of multi-operator and multi-modal public transport tickets for use by passengers travelling in West Yorkshire.
The Executive Officer is required to take overall management responsibility for the business development of West Yorkshire Ticketing Company Limited (WYTCL), including representing the company in its relationship with member operators; West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA); other local authorities and ticketing bodies, and to be seen externally as the senior contact within WYTCL.
The Executive Officer is responsible through the Chair to the WYTCL Board.
The Executive Officer will spend from 8 to 12 working days (taken to be 7.5 hours per working day, excluding breaks) per calendar month carrying out her or his tasks. An extension to this commission may be agreed with the successful applicant, taking into account the extent to which the applicant is able to meet the requirements of Tasks 9 and 10.
The Executive Officer will be expected to work from home however he/she will have access to business meeting facilities at the offices of WYCA in central Leeds. Most regular WYTCL meetings are held in Leeds.
Proposals are sought from suitably qualified individuals to fulfil this role on a self-employed basis. The annual budget is in the region of £40,000 and WYTCL will also provide an MCard to the successful applicant.
In addition to submitting a fee proposal, applicants should provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae, evidence of their ability to carry out the tasks described above, and two referees (with email and telephone contact details).
Applications should be emailed to the Company Secretary: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline applications to be received no later than 5pm on Tuesday 30 August 2016.
Short-listed applicants will be asked to attend an interview in central Leeds on the afternoon of Tuesday 6 and Wednesday 7 September 2016.Further information and informal discussionIf you wish to discuss the role informally, please call Richard Harris, Executive Officer, WYTCL on 07780 956 574 or Richard Armitage, Chair, on 07973 538 556.