Head of Strategic Transport

Lewisham London Borough Council
Lewisham, London (Greater)
£70,104 to £83,615
Closing date
2 Sep 2022

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We’re continuing to build our momentum and as the Mayor's London Borough of Culture 2022 we are keen to support our residents, community and visitors with the best possible experience of our borough and its assets. Our Public Realm ambition is growing and we now need to develop a best-in-class transport infrastructure and strategy to drive our sustainable transport system reform. Your success is a key plank in our longer-term community led aspirations. Your team, and your development are also central to our success and you will be driven by our values for fairness, equality and putting our community at the heart of everything we do.

You’ll have seen our call to action on the climate emergency and a celebration of Lewisham’s diverse communities, inspired by our borough’s rich history of activism and improvement journey, helping to build a new sustainable infrastructure and environmental legacy as we deliver on our community and stakeholder commitments.  We’re also committed to support and invest in your team, your development and the quality of our services as you lead the drive for our growth and improvement creating a world class transport legacy offering the best quality of opportunity to our residents and communities.

You will be an experienced strategic leader with a sound understanding of multimodal transport and environmental imperatives. You will be comfortable promoting operational grip with experience of strong operational service delivery and resilience. You’re ready to make the next step in a successful career. Your collaborative and co-operative approach are vital as is the empathy and leadership qualities required to grow and build your own team and services. You will have experience of working successfully across the transport spectrum with an understanding of building strong relationships with Members, residents, partners and stakeholders alike.

Please contact our recruitment partners at Penna; Pete John on 07701 305617 or via pete.john@penna.com or Kelly Ridley on 07709 512415 or kelly.ridley@penna.com

Closing Date Friday 2nd September 2022

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.



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