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Head of Highways and Transport

Location: Grimsby Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Construction, Highways & Highways Electricals, Civil Engineering & Infrastructure Specialism:
Type: Temporary Contact: Olly Nixon

Head of Highways & Transport

Location: Grimsby

Salary: £65k - £70k per annum - + 5% bonus


Are you a dynamic leader with a passion for shaping the future of transportation infrastructure? Do you possess the strategic vision and expertise to drive innovation in highways and transportation management? If so, we invite you to take the driver's seat for our industry leading client as the Head of Highways & Transportation.

As a member of Senior Management Team (SMT), you will manage the Highway and Transport service delivering against core business metrics of SHEQ, performance, people management, social value, and finance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, manage, lead, and develop the interrelated teams delivering Asset Management, Traffic Management, Parking, Transport Services and Drainage to ensure the effective delivery of work / project programmes against defined policies and strategies to preserve and enhance the value of the highway infrastructure.
  • As a member of the SMT work closely with other service Heads of Service to support service planning and ensure contract efficiencies are identified and achieved.
  • Provide effective advice to management and the council on performance, finance, and future service needs.
  • Develop and implement effective strategies and policies for the sustainable development and maintenance of the highway infrastructure and provide expert professional advice on highways and transport network issues.
  • Lead and develop on the co-ordination of annual service development plans and working practices for the full range of highways and transport services. To develop a sound understanding of the Partnership contract and be able to identify and notify out of scope items. Respond effectively in a customer focussed manner to enquiries from the public, Councillors, local parish councils, and other agencies on all services provided within Highways and Transport in accordance with the requirements of the contract and Council policies.

Qualifications or Required Experience:


  • 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 Highway and Transport 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

If you would be interested in applying for this exciting position then please submit your CV .

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