County Highways Manager
County Highways Manager
Lincolnshire County Council
Salary: £55,503 - £60,578
Contract type: Full time / Permanent
Closing date: 22/04/2019
About the Role
This is a crucial role in Highway Network Management, responsible for the strategic delivery of Highway services across all four local district areas in Lincolnshire. The role will oversee the provision of Highways functions countywide, ensuring that local managers and their teams deliver consistent and cohesive services, with strong focus on customer needs and engagement.
The postholder will manage and develop relationships with key stakeholders to ensure collaboration and efficiency. Through co-ordination with other service areas, the successful candidate will look at the bigger picture, determining clear aims & objectives to assess and mitigate risks and maximise outcomes.
You will champion the needs of the customer, delivering a holistic service that makes the best use of available resources in a creative and sustainable way. Candidates should recognise the challenges associated with a large and diverse Highway network, and will balance the requirements of quality assurance, performance management and staff development to create a conscientious culture of proactive, future-focused service delivery that is accountable and engaging to our customers.
We are seeking a highly motivated leader and an excellent communicator, who has a proven ability to build relationships and trust, leading by example. You should be able to identify and adopt good practices across the organisation to innovatively support a high performing and flexible workforce.
You should have excellent technical knowledge and be driven by data & evidence to manage and improve performance. With a passion for customer care, brilliant communicational skills and an understanding of issues affecting Highway Network, you will be able to play a key role in the delivery of essential services in Lincolnshire.
Lincolnshire is a very special place to work, visit, live and invest. It is steeped in history and brimming with life, with vibrant coastal tourism, the Lincolnshire Wolds area of outstanding natural beauty, historic market towns, and the beautiful cathedral city of Lincoln.
Our Highways infrastructure presents a unique and exciting challenge. We are a 'Band 3 Authority' and have a buoyant workload with a number of major schemes planned and underway including the Lincoln Eastern Bypass. This is your chance to make a difference – your skills and talent will directly benefit the Highways Network of Lincolnshire, supporting the local economy, providing access to jobs & services, and enabling thousands of visitors to experience our beautiful coast and countryside.
We are a highly regarded authority and our employment package is excellent, with benefits including a flexible working pattern based on 37 hours per week, an excellent pension scheme, generous annual leave & paid bank holidays, family-friendly policies, and exciting training and development opportunities. Relocation expenses are also available for this role.
Please note that this vacancy is a CV-based application.
For more information or an informal discussion about the role please contact Satish Shah, Highway Network Manager, on 01522 555736.