Area Operations Officer
  • Employer: London Borough of Havering
  • Reference: 402
  • Published: Wed 21/07/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 20/08/2021, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £35,000 - £39,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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Area Operations Officer

£35,751 - £39,867pa | Permanent | Havering | Closing date - 14.08.21

Area Operations Officer - Job Profile 

About us

Havering has a bright future ahead! As one of London’s largest boroughs, Havering boasts attractive open spaces, fantastic schools and a thriving local economy. Underpinned by a strong corporate agenda, we’re focused on making Havering an even better place to live and work – delivering better outcomes for all.

The vision for Havering as a place to live and work is summed up by our Mission Statement: Cleaner, Safer, Prouder - Together. This reflects how our priorities align with the things that matter most to our residents, and recognises the importance of working collaboratively with the community to achieve these aims.

Our vision sets out the Council’s ambitions for the Borough, focusing on four fundamentals which are all linked around economic growth, investment in infrastructure, improving our neighbourhoods and helping people achieve. The vision is about embracing the best of what Havering has to offer, focusing on: Communities, Places, Opportunities and Connections.

About the role

This Area Operations Officer plays an essential role in the delivery of the corporate objectives for the council in delivering Highways, Traffic and Parking projects to keep Havering moving and make it a great place to live and work. 

Leading on highways inspections and network enforcement (NRSWA), the post holder carries out regular borough highways, traffic and parking site visits, ensuring an integrated inspection programme for all relevant permits and assets.

Working across the council, the Area Operations Officer ensures the transport network is managed, reliable and well maintained, performing risk assessments on defects found and prioritising repairs, documenting and highlighting any CDM issues. 

About you

We’re looking for the ideal candidate to be a good communicator, focused on achieving results, and knowledgeable in planning and implementation, with a commitment to championing equalities, diversity and inclusion.

You will be required to evidence your knowledge of working within a Highways Inspections role, with exposure to health and safety legislation and customer care.  This will be supplemented by your in depth knowledge of the ‘New Roads and Street Works Act 1991’, ‘Traffic Management Act 2004’, and the ‘Highways Act 1980’.

However, these are not the only skills we are looking for. For more information on the specific competencies associated with this role, in addition to an overview of Havering, click here to view the candidate brief.

Should you wish to find out more about the position, please contact Nicolina Cooper (,

Additional Information

The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.

Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.

The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

In addition, the Authority reserves the right  to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes  anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

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