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Project Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Highways, Transport & Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £20 - 25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Michael Hayward

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    02393 876 042

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Highways Project Officer
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Highways Project Officer to join a local authority on a long-term contract basis. Our client is based in the South West. The role will entail supporting the project management and delivery of strategic transport and public realm infrastructure projects, to include major junctions, public realm improvements and infrastructure. You will also be involved in Carbon reduction in frontline and operational services and climate Change adaptation projects, which are part of our councils drive to a more sustainable future.
Main Duties are:
·Deliver cross department projects, effectively managing the resolution of any risks and issues and enabling teams and partner organisations, making sure that Members, officers, partners, and other stakeholders are briefed in a timely way regarding project progress.
·Develop and co-ordinate detailed project briefs, business cases and associated bid submissions for public realm and highways proposals, commission specialist consultants to assist with the development and execution of major schemes to time and budget.
·Co-ordinating the preparation and presentation of reports on complex issues is a key part of the role and you will be providing and presenting information and giving advice to the Council on government policies and legislation.
·You will motivate a team and manage the work of project individuals, teams, and external consultants, working across different engineering disciplines.
·Provide expert and prompt advice to customers and partners on major issues, ensuring that effective customer relationships are established and maintained and that the Council is aware of implications, risks and benefits and that innovative solutions to complex technical issues have been developed.
What to do now:

If you are interested in this role and fit the criteria above, please send us your application today.
For a full description and further information on the role, please call Michael Hayward at Carrington West on 02393 876042.
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 Michael at Carrington West on 02393 876042 for more information.
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