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Assistant Highways Manager

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  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £36,371 - 44,624 per year

  • Contact:

    Patrick Gray

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  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 1069

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Assistant Highway Manager, Highway Operations (Locality)
£36,371 - £44,624 per annum (plus £2,000 Market Forces Supplement per annum)
Based at County Hall, Hertford. 37 hours per week.
Are you a great communicator? We are looking for people who enjoy establishing working relationships with a variety of professionals including councillors, officers and outside organisations.
These are exciting opportunities to work in Hertfordshire's £100M highways service delivering the 'Members Highways Locality Budget' scheme. You will have a key role in assisting county councillors by acting as their gateway into the service and assisting them to allocate the budget. You will drive forward a wide variety of small highway schemes and projects on their behalf.
No two days are the same due to the variety of work within the Highways Locality service! You will be meeting with local members and their communities, be part of a team that is responsible for measuring up maintenance jobs with an awareness of Health & Safety, designing up small engineering schemes and traffic regulation orders, working with our contractors to deliver projects, managing budgets, and dealing with consultations. The successful candidates will also work with and support county councillors in managing highway queries that come to them from their local community.
We are looking for enthusiastic and pro-active individuals to join the service who are articulate communicators and have strong negotiation skills. In addition, experience gained in the highways design/engineering sector will be essential as the variety of tasks will require a good highways 'all-rounder,' matched with an attitude 'to get the job done.'
Your enhanced communication skills will be utilised in producing and presenting reports representing the service. Experience in financial administration and associated computer software will be an advantage due to the budget management role required. With good leadership and line management skills you will also contribute to the ongoing development of the Highways Service.
In return we can offer you a package of benefits from an organisation that values its employees and invests in training and career development opportunities, these include a competitive salary and pension scheme, as well as generous leave allowance and flexible working arrangements.
To provide professional and technical expertise within a team responsible for delivering highways and transportation sector services.
The post holder will have responsibilities for the management of staff, projects and the achievement of business objectives within one of the following specialist areas;
·Asset Management & Maintenance Strategies
·Transport Planning, Strategy and Programme Delivery
·Development Management
·Member & Community Engagement (inc. discretionary budget work programmes)
·Major Projects
·Network Management (securing the expeditious movement of traffic) Contracts & Performance Management
If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the salary, 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, Infrastructure & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Carrington West's Highways, Transport & Infrastructure division is the fastest growing in the country, our specialist team has a combined over 100+ years' experience in this market. Please call Patrick Gray at Carrington West on 02393 876 000 6069 for more information.