Infrastructure Development and Improvement Senior Engineer

£40,057 - £43,821
18 May 2017
16 Jun 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Infrastructure Development and Improvement Senior Engineer
Highways Development Control
£40,057 - £43,821
Ref: SCC101750

An experienced Highway Senior Engineer is required to offer advice to planning applications for all types of major and minor developments.

Increased prosperity and a vibrant economy are at the top of the County Council's objectives and the Highways & Built County team has a central role in supporting this agenda. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Highways and Built County team at Staffordshire County Council. This role is a key member of the Council’s client side, helping to influence strategy, policy and deliver the Council’s outcomes.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and suitably experienced professional to lead a team and commission effective services through our Infrastructure + partnership to meet the high demands required of our highways development control service. 

You must possess the ability to efficiently manage part of a busy development control team. The ability to ensure that the team meets demanding performance targets while maintaining a high quality of service is a pre-requisite for the successful candidate. You will work closely with colleagues in the planning policy and design field and other regulatory services and will play an important part in helping to deliver the Council’s outcomes. 

The post-holder will be familiar with the requirements of Highways and Planning Acts in order to make technical assessments of and recommendations for development proposals on highway matters. The role requires the ability to negotiate within a politically sensitive environment and to engage with other members of the service area. Attending committee, public, parish and other work related meetings as and when required. 

It’s a challenging role, which includes ensuring all district and County Council policies as well as government advice are followed, and that concerns are raised in line with these policies.

Your personal style and approach should be positive, proactive and engaging to people at all levels. You will have exceptional stakeholder management skills and the ability to quickly build credible relationships within Infrastructure+ and with our key stakeholders the local planning authorities.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further details.

Closing Date: 16th June 2017 

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