Head of Network Planning

Matlock, Derbyshire
£52,999 - £58,310 per annum
18 Sep 2019
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full time

Location:                    County Hall, Matlock

Job term:                   Full Time

Appointment type:    Permanent

Hours:                        37 hours per week


This is a key role at Derbyshire County Council that will lead the strategic and operational planning and management of activities on the highway network. This covers all aspects of highways, including maintenance, traffic, safety, structures and street lighting. You will have an exciting opportunity to shape and implement a new highways service model, aimed at bringing the best out of in-house and external resources to deliver a high performing service.

The post-holder is a member of the Highways Management Team, working closely with colleagues with responsibility for strategy, asset management, road safety, in-house design and construction services and emergency planning.

The role has control of all highways Local Transport Plan funded budgets and will make funding and scheme programme decisions that benefit the highway network as a whole for all users.

You will be an experienced Senior Manager in related highways fields and have a strong grounding in asset management principles. You will be an effective leader with a good technical background, and you will have worked in a political environment with a strong customer focus.

This role requires collaboration with many internal and external partners, providers and other local authorities, so an excellent track record on working in partnerships to achieve ambitious outcomes is essential.

Provisional Interview Date - Week Commencing 7 October 2019

Closing Date 29 September 2019

Application packs for all vacancies are available online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/jobs or from Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190.

We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from everyone.