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Assistant Director Transport and Sustainability

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Circa £105,000
Closing date
28 Oct 2021

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Corporate Services, Corporate Management Team, Environment, Transport Planning
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Full time
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Royal Greenwich has a reputation for combining ambition with delivery. We are on a journey towards a low carbon future and the sustainability agenda will influence all areas of the Council’s work.

Transport and Parking in Greenwich must make a significant shift for environmental reasons, but the way we move around for life, work and play has considerable personal and economic impact. We want to influence and change how people travel but those changes need to be made with sensitivity. We are listening carefully to our residents and will progress the schemes that work best for our communities.

You will play a key role in shaping the Council’s ambitions for our future transport strategy, implement high-profile schemes and maintain a strong grip on the delivery of key projects. You will deliver significant projects and programmes such as public realm, traffic and cycle schemes, controlled parking zones and an expanded parking enforcement service as well as play an active role in supporting our ambitious regeneration agenda.

You will be a modern leader, influencer, collaborator and team player. To be successful in this post you will be as comfortable with strategy as you are with leading large operations. You will need to bring energy, tenacity and strong communication skills. You will thrive on data and evaluation to evidence and inform delivery and service improvements.

Above all, you’ll be committed to delivering an efficient, well-connected network that our residents love - with a carbon footprint that we can be proud of.

For a confidential discussion please contact our recruitment partners at Starfish Search, Penny Ransley (07549 233685) or Jo Boardman (07834 030501) or click APPLY

Closing date: 28th October 2021

Royal Greenwich is an inclusive employer, our organisational diversity is one of our greatest strengths and it really matters to us. We want our workforce at all levels to reflect and respect the diversity of our communities, bringing richness, inclusivity and innovation to our work and the services we deliver. We know we are not there yet at the senior leadership level and actively encourage applications from under-represented groups. We put equity at the heart of our recruitment and are committed to tackling discrimination in all forms. We are steadfast in promoting a diverse and inclusive community, an environment where we can all be ourselves, flourish and succeed.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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