Permitting Coordinator/ Administrator

Posted 02 July 2024
Salary £12 - 15 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Job duration3 Months
Discipline Highways, Transport & Infrastructure
Contact NameJason Kohle MIRP CertRP

Job description

Permitting Coordinator/ Administrator

Location: Ipswich, Suffolk

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with the UK's premier highways maintenance provider? We manage an extensive network of 48,652 km of roads and over 300,000 streetlights, always prioritizing sustainability and minimizing our impact on local communities.
We are currently seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented Permitting Coordinator to join our programme team. In this role, you will collaborate closely with the Programme Manager and Operational teams to ensure seamless planning and permitting of works, adhering to council permit schemes, our company standards, and legislative codes of practice.

Key Responsibilities:
·Performance Monitoring: Work with the Performance Team to develop reports and dashboards to track performance metrics such as the timeliness of permit and licence applications, compliance with Start and Stop Notices, variations, and extensions.
·Audit Inspections: Conduct internal audit inspections on-site to ensure compliance with our processes and procedures related to permitting.
·Training Development: Create and deliver comprehensive training programs across various business aspects related to permits, licences, and application of required Codes of Practice.
·Stakeholder Communication: Assist Scheme Delivery Managers in addressing and resolving enquiries and complaints from the public, elected members, council officers, and external agencies in a timely and accurate manner.
·Permit Processing: Process Streetworks permits within the required timescales, ensuring all conditions are appropriately applied in line with good practice and legislation.
·Support Delivery Management: Provide support to Scheme Delivery Managers in managing the delivery of works outlined in the Contractors Plan Works Programme during their absence.

Key Skills and Experience:
·Team Collaboration: Exceptional team working skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues at all levels.
·Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills to ensure clarity and precision in all interactions.
·Regulatory Knowledge: Solid understanding of the Traffic Management Act (Streetworks Noticing).
·Technical Proficiency: Experience with reporting tools such as PowerBI and planning software.
If you are passionate about ensuring efficient and compliant roadworks and have the skills and experience outlined above, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Jason Kohle at Carrington West on 02393 876006. 
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 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Jason at Carrington West on 02393 876006 for more information.  
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