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Highways Manager

A Local Authority based in West London is looking for Highways Project Manager to join their team.

This is a full time, temporary ongoing agency role and the successful candidate will have a full relevant Highways/Engineering qualification, experience within highways divisions, ability to undertake varying highways projects, experience leading multi-disciplined teams and ideally experience in a similar local authority or housing role.

The main purpose of the role is to be responsible for the delivery of the Council's Section 106, Section 278 and all private works programme and along with colleagues, manage the delivery of a range of highways asset management initiatives and to help create the Council's 5-year plan.

To manage the staff delivering the service including to monitor productivity, performance management and allocation of resources

To manage the Councils contractors and consultants, in delivery of all capital project schemes, including public engagement and consultation

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following;

Experience of working in Transport and Highways industry at management level, proven knowledge and experience of current legislations including the Highways Act 1980, New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, Traffic Management Act 2014, Road Traffic Regulations 1984, Flood Water Management Act 2010 and Town and Country Planning Act 1990 including required codes of practice and statutory instruments.

To have the technical expertise and experience to manage the delivery of Highways Maintenance, Transport and Engineering projects required of the service.

The main responsibilities associated with this role are as follows;

To manage officers responsible for project delivery and to commission and manage consultants and contractors;

To be responsible for the Capital Projects budget management

To develop strategic partnerships with key stakeholders both internal and external to aid and assist with the delivery of service;

To manage the delivery of Capital Projects arising from the key duties of the post;

To represent the Council at sub-regional/London-wide level for project delivery work/studies;

To respond to inquiries from members of the public, Councillors, stake holders, and other departments of the Council and to take appropriate action, without prejudicing the Council's position in litigation over accidents, planning appeals, and traffic enforcement.

The client is looking to move quickly with appointing to this position and as such is offering an hourly rate of £50 p/hr Umbrella Ltd (Approx.

£1,100 p/week NET after deductions).

If this position sounds of interest, please email a copy of your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967 .

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