Hours: 37 hours per week
North Somerset Council has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Professional who has extensive experience in Design and delivery of Highway improvement projects including Active travel schemes.
North Somerset Council is a forward-thinking authority using the latest techniques to manage its Highway network and you will play a key role in shaping and managing the schemes for future use of the Highway network.
Typical duties will include:
Management of the Active Travel and Scheme Delivery Team in the design and delivery primarily of Highway improvement projects including safe routes to school, cycle infrastructure, public transport schemes and pedestrianisation and walking initiatives. As well as providing support and advice to the Head of Highway Technical services. The Team Manager, will be responsible for delivery of various duties including:
- Lead role in developing and managing team workload and budgets
- Resource planning annual Highway Capital improvement Programme
- Lead role in continuously improving team standards and working practices
- Working with client teams to develop briefs and specifications for Highway schemes to maximise outcomes
- Contract management of programme delivery
- Team health safety and wellbeing
- Environmental carbon reduction in scheme delivery and outcomes
Our highways play a sometimes unseen but essential role in the lives of residents, business and visitors alike.
The post holder should be educated to a minimum HNC level (NVQ level4 or equivalent) in a relevant subject and have achieved or be working towards relevant professional status.
Your drive to progress will be rewarded with career development opportunities, an interesting and varied workload and a great working environment. This post will we eligible for flexible working and has a generous leave allowance.
For an informal discussion, please contact Darren Gilbert, Head of Highway Technical Services on 07881267472.
Anticipated interview date: Thursday 15 December 2022
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.