Highways, Engineering & Construction Manager

Redcar, North Yorkshire
£44,697 - £46,613 per annum
29 Aug 2018
17 Sep 2018
Job role
Engineer, Manager
Contract Type
Full time

This is Redcar and Cleveland. We are an ambitious Council keen to build on our strong track record of innovation and partnership working ensuring that we create a flourishing future for the borough and all of its residents. Key to delivery of this is a committed workforce, dedicated to giving its best. Offering a fast paced, progressive working environment, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council is a great career move.

Redcar and Cleveland is a place with a proud past and a bright future; an area of great contrasts with world class industries, market towns, visitor destinations, beautiful coastline and stunning countryside. The Council continues to invest in the area to create opportunities for investment and growth using the skills and ingenuity of our people, coupled with bold and ambitious plans, linked to the Tees Valley Combined Authority, and the South Tees Development Corporation.

Enabling people to move safely and efficiently around this diverse area is critical to delivery of our vision. We are looking for an innovative Highways, Engineering and Construction Manager who will lead a newly restructured team, working closely with colleagues and key partners to deliver all aspects of our highways operations. Under your leadership this high performing team will provide innovative, fast paced, quality operational services and projects.

This is a broad, multi-faceted role providing an exciting opportunity to help shape the future of an area with ambitious plans and significant new funding to make those plans a reality. You will help deliver an ambitious engineering programme that is very important to attract inward investment to the area and to maintain a safe road network.

You will report to the Chief Engineer for the authority, providing leadership of the delivery team which make our plans a reality.

If you are an experienced manager with a Highways, Engineering or Construction background and have the vision and passion to deliver long lasting change then we would like to hear from you.

Bringing a strong strategic vision, track record of innovation and commercial awareness, together with substantial experience in a senior level in a relevant area, you’ll find we won’t waste any of your potential.

We offer very attractive terms and conditions of employment,  including generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours (where appropriate), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and access to numerous other salary sacrifice schemes and staff benefits/discounts, including a lease car scheme.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role please contact Will Gander, Service Lead, Streetscene on 01642 776920, email william.gander@redcar-cleveland.gov.uk

The council is an accredited Investors in People employer at gold level and holds ambassador status for the North East Better Health at Work Award.

Full details of the role can be found at


The closing date for this post is 17 September 2018.

Interviews will be held on 25 September 2018