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Chief Officer for Transport, Highways & Engineering
  • Employer: Bedford Borough Council
  • Reference: BBC/19/117092
  • Published: Tue 17/12/2019, 16:45 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 15/01/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £75,657 - £92,471 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bedfordshire

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Chief Officer for Transport, Highways & Engineering

Join our team and help us shape the future

Bedford Borough Council are seeking an inspirational, motivated and enthusiastic Chief Officer to lead and motivate the transport, highway & engineering teams through an exciting period and beyond delivering key infrastructure projects for the future.

Chief Officer for Transport, Highways & Engineering

The applicant appointed to this role will have a broad remit covering the operational services of,  public transport and sustainable travel, highways & asset management, highways operations and programme management, engineering, VRD, parking and rights of way.

You will lead for the Council on advising transport, highways and engineering, which will also include building manager responsibilities across all relevant operational depots.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent and/or hold a suitable professional qualification.  You should also have substantial, relevant and current senior management experience within a similar service, including the management of budgets and staff, and will be an advocate of digital ways of working, championing the change of BB2020 and the digital operating model.

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Closing date for applications: Wednesday, 15th January 2020 (midnight)

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to complete an on-line psychometric test and attend an assessment day at Borough Hall on Friday, 24th January 2020.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday, 4th February 2020.