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Highways Policy Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    Market related

  • Contact:

    Phoebe Kingston

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 043

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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Highways Policy Manager
Carrington West are looking for an experienced Highways Policy Manager to join the Highways & Parking Policy Team with a council in Essex. As a Highways Policy Manager, you will be expected to provide, develop and promote highways, parking & traffic policies and advice within the Directorate and corporately. You will work with external partners and other stakeholders on a range of highways, parking & traffic issues as part of the Highways & Parking Policy team.  You will lead on, analyse, appraise and respond to national policy developments and consultation documents - outlining the implications, making recommendations, proposals and preparing reports for Council meetings.
What you will be doing:

You will develop highways, parking & traffic policy initiatives on behalf of the borough and lead on identifying and contributing to improving service provision and taking into account the Council's 2050 priorities. You will be required to liaise with neighbouring Highway Authorities on cross-boundary policy issues to ensure consistency.
What you will need to succeed:
To be successful in this role, you need to be familiar with relevant highways and parking legislation, in particular the Highways Act 1980 and Traffic Management Act 2004. It is essential that you have good research and analytical skills, and the ability to present clear and concise oral and written policies, reports and guidance to Members and Senior Management. Good understanding of the requirements of highways and traffic related policies are essential for this role.
What you need to do now:
If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043
If you feel that you are right for this job 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 jobs 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 job for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Parking professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 70+ years' experience in this market. Please call Phoebe at Carrington West on 02393 876043 for more information.
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