Highway Development Control Manager (Highways and Engineering)

Calderdale, West Yorkshire
£35,662 - £41-811 per annum
18 Jan 2021
27 Jan 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Salary: PO9-12, £35,662 - £41-811 per annum + £5,000 market supplement, full-time, permanent

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who can work with internal and external clients to assess the transport and highways elements of proposed developments and support economic growth in Calderdale. You will also work closely with colleagues in the Highways and Engineering service to look for opportunities to maximise the benefits of our own programmes of work.

You will provide advice on the implications of proposed development in terms of compliance with local, regional and national policies and plans to ensure integration of land use and transport planning. You will also ensure that sustainable and maintainable solutions are developed.

You will be responsible for ensuring that legal agreements are entered into for Section 38, 106 and 278 agreements and that commuted sums are secured in accordance with the Council’s commuted sums policy and that commuted sums are secured.

You will be required to represent the Council at Planning Committee and Planning Appeals, ensuring that all relevant statements and evidence are drafted to required timescales and quality.

An appreciation of traffic modelling programmes is required.

You will need excellent management, communication and negotiation skills, experience of public speaking in a challenging environment and working with elected members plus extensive experience in Highway Development Control.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 27th January 2021

To apply please visit: https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/v2/residents/jobs-and-volunteering

Calderdale are following social distancing precautions and may utilise digital interview methods.

As part of our Vision 2024 https://www.calderdale.gov.uk/vision/ we aim to be a talented, resilient and inclusive community. We welcome applications from all and offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities for both full and part time staff.

All applications are anonymised before being seen by the selection panel.

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date, an early submission is advised.