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Client Team Leader - Highway Maintenance

Warwickshire County Council
£40,876 - £42,821 per annum
Closing date
1 Nov 2021

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Environment, Highways, Traffic Management, Transport Planning
Job role
Team Leader
Contract Type
Full time
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Do you want to make a difference?

Are you looking for a challenge that widens your experience, adds something unique to your CV and helps to make Warwickshire the best it can be? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Client Team Leader to lead the highway maintenance service covering the North Warwickshire area of the county, based at the Coleshill Depot. Warwickshire is really proud of its Highways team and their passion, commitment and all the hard work that goes into getting the highest possible rating for our highways service. With continuing investment into Warwickshire’s highway network, we aim to ensure that our roads and footpaths are fit for future generations and continue to score highly in national surveys.

County Highway’s Client Team is charged with the routine maintenance of the highway network in Warwickshire as well as dealing with all enquiries from the public and other stakeholders, licencing and legal enforcement of the Highways Act 1980, winter maintenance activities, Councillor delegated budget schemes and contributing to forward programmes of larger structural maintenance works.

Dealing with all aspects of highway maintenance you will apply sound highway engineering knowledge and judgement to manage a multi-disciplinary team with direct responsibility for up to 6 staff. You will have the ability to directly affect the quality of highways across your area and ensure all statutory and legal obligations are discharged. You will also have the ability to respond effectively to a wide variety of stakeholder and public service enquiries. You will have a clear working knowledge of the Highways Act 1980 and will be expected to participate on the Winter Maintenance Decision Manager rota. 

Your role involves managing an agile team and you will enable decision making which will positively influence performance and value for money within the service whilst maintaining a strong customer focus. Responsible for the effective maintenance and safety of an area of approximately 130 square miles, you will be flexible and motivated and be able to communicate well at all levels. 

For further information please see Job Description and Person Specification

If you are applying for a secondment position, you must seek approval from your current line manager before applying.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Additional information 

For further information regarding the role please contact Mr Jeff Morris on 01926 738913 or

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.

Closing date: 1 November 2021.

Interview date: w/c 15 November 2021.

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities.

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