Interim Head of Highways and Traffic

Posted 31 October 2023
Salary £500 - 550 per day
LocationGreater London
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameLuke Brison

Job description

Interim Head of Highways and Traffic


3-month contract (minimum)

£500 - £550 per day - Inside IR35

Are you an experienced Head of Service looking for your next challenge?
Our client is an ambitious authority who are seeking an experienced Head of Service with Highways and Traffic experience. This role is on a contract basis, initially for 3 months.

Key Responsibilities:
·Lead a diverse team, with a wide range of roles and work styles.
·Think strategically and help develop policies and programmes that deliver the Council's Corporate and Transport Strategies.
·Establish and manage a robust programme and budget, including funding bids.
·Provide up-to-date advice on all traffic related technical, legal and policy issues.
·Work collaboratively with other teams, internal and external stakeholders.
·Communicate effectively with politicians and other senior stakeholders, acting as an effective representative of the team, division, directorate, and Council as appropriate.
·Establish and maintain effective and efficient processes to managing performance, project delivery, procurement, expenditure, consultation, decision making & approvals and timely responses to queries from the public, members, MPs, etc.
·Enhance the visibility of the team's policies and programmes.
What is required?
·As the successful candidate, you will have senior management experience within a local authority, particularly in Highways and Traffic
·You will have great stakeholder management skills.
This role will go quickly so please apply with an updated CV, e-mailing, alternatively call on 02393 876064 for more information.
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 100+ years experience in this market. Please call Luke Brison at Carrington West on 02393 876064 for more information
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