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Assistant Director - Highways and Transport

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Assistant Director - Highways and Transport

  • Location:

    Greater London

  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £700 - 800 per day

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Assistant Director for Highways, Transport and Regulatory Services
Assistant Director for Highways, Transport and Regulatory Services is an exciting and unique role needed to turn the strategic plans and programmes of both areas into reality.
The service delivers a range of operational highways and transport functions, and a variety of regulatory services such as environmental enforcement and environmental health. It has a revenue budget of circa £5m, and a capital budget that averages £15m per year.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new groundbreaking approach which is sharing services and working in partnership across two London boroughs.
Main Responsibilities of the role
· Provide strategic leadership to the service area, fostering its key role in enabling the respective councils to achieves their strategic outcomes
·Working with the Chief Executives and Directors to develop and deliver community outcomes ? Lead and direct the delivery of an efficient and cost effective service
·To maintain and develop the public highways assets, directing improvements in terms of safety, condition, operation and congestion reduction to ensure safe and efficient.
·Adopt a leadership approach that creates a culture of confidence, achievement, trust, support and constructive working relationships within the teams, across the organisations, with members and with partners who include partners.
·Act as the Councils' principal advisor in relation to these service areas, developing effective working relations with members to translate policy into practical delivery
·Provide leadership to create a progressive, cohesive and coherent impact within the councils
·Acts as a catalyst for others to generate innovative thinking and approaches for the services to deliver expected outcomes
·Take an agile, flexible and commercial focus to service de, maximising the use of digital technology, making the best use of resources and providing value for money
·Acts as a role model for the equality and diversity agendas
Previous experience in Highways is essential for this role.
Carrington West are also looking for Engineers & Transport Planners with similar backgrounds across the South of UK - please get in touch to find out more.

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Phoebe Kingston at Carrington West on 02393 876043 or email

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 25+ years experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information

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