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Head of Highways & Transport

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Posted: 20/06/2019
Reference: 765094
Job Type: Contract
Location: Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England (map)
Salary: £65000 - £70000
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Job description

Job Role - Head of Highways & Transport

Duration -6 Months FTC

Salary - £65,000 - £70,000

Hours - 37.5pw 

Working for a well-known Facilities Management, Construction and Energy Services business, the main responsibility will be to effectively manage the highway network, within the constraints of budget provision, to optimise traffic flow, reduce risk to highway users and provide on-street and off-street car parking services, whilst ensuring effective service delivery including the coordination, design, improvement and maintenance of highway assets and infrastructure in order to meet the required safety, quality, sustainability and environmental standards.

Effective leadership is essential, integration and overall management of a focused and interrelated number of teams, ensuring that they have the required skills and capability to deliver on the required contractual obligations

Ensure that all services within Highways and Transport are well managed and recognised for excellent and innovative customer focussed services, driving continuous improvement through strong leadership and the encouragement of challenge and new ideas.

Work with the senior leadership team, senior council officers, Elected Members and Portfolio Holders to support the effective and efficient delivery of the partnership objectives to support the local economy and community of North East Lincolnshire.The 

The Person

Chartered Engineer or recognised engineering qualification with considerable experience at a senior managerial level

Demonstrable extensive management and leadership competencies that will ensure that teams are challenged and focussed on delivery.

Excellent communication skills in presenting - oral and written skills are required to interact with members of the public, elected representatives, committees and external clients / organisations and build effective working relationships.

Negotiating skills are required in dealing with contractors and representatives of the MHCLG, DfT and other external organisations.

A broad knowledge and experience is required of the engineering disciplines and operational service areas.

Excellent financial, risk, programme and project management capability with an understanding of quality management practices

Planning, prioritising and organising a diverse range of functions to ensure effective delivery of service outcomes against deadlines and within budget.

The post holder must be able to demonstrate a commitment to continuous professional development in order to extend their own abilities and develop those of others.

If you are interested in this role please apply by sending your CV to jim.robinson@fusionpeople.com.

Please note Fusion acts as an employment business. 

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