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Team Leader (Highways Assets)
  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: PLA00590
  • Published: Fri 14/02/2020, 5:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/02/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £46293 - £49203
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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Team Leader (Highways Assets)

Benefits and Allowances

Our existing terms, conditions and benefits are currently under review.

Essential Car User Allowance subjectto authorisation.

Role Purpose

The role is to lead, manage and provide the delivery ofa range of professional and technical Services for the Highways Group.

An exciting opportunity has arisen,Tower Hamlets is expanding its Highways and Transportation teams to meet thegrowing demand on services. We currently have the biggest developments inEurope within the borough and projects such as liveable streets, footway andcarriageway improvement programmes, LED infrastructure replacement and schoolstreets to name but a few. In order to continue the excellent servicedelivery we are looking for dynamic energetic individuals to become part ofthese successful teams.

Key Responsibilities

As a Team Leader within the HighwaysGroup, the main aim of the role is to lead and manage a team within the Groupthat provides highways maintenance, highway inspection and enforcement, assetmanagement, street lighting, highways structures and bridges, flood riskassessment and interventions arising and water management, footway crossovers,public rights of way, the winter service and emergency response, and robustcontract management of highways and street lighting term service contractsensuring that continuous improvement, performance measures and KPIs, value formoney and best value are delivered.


To manage the entire Group’s activities, ensuring that theCouncil complies with, as appropriate, relevant legislation, technical guidanceand Approved Codes of Practice (ACoPs), including complying with the following:

Highways Act 1980

Traffic Management Act 2004

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Environmental Protection Act 1990

New Roads and Street Works Act 1991

Town & Country Planning Act 1990

Flood & WaterManagement Act 2010

Equality Act 2010 Crime and Disorder Act 2006

Construction, Design and Management (CDM) regulations

Well Managed Highway Infrastructure ACoP Oct 2016

The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directionsguidance

Traffic Signs Manual (all chapters)

Manual for Streets 1&2

Design Manual for Roads & Bridges

Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works

London Cycle Design Standards (latest version)