Are you skilled in leading a team? Do you have a talent for interpreting and applying building and Health and Safety regulations? Are you confident communicating technical decisions?
This is a new and exciting role, as part of the management team in the newly formed and developing Transport Control Centre. Using your technical experience, you will be leading a maintenance team to ensure Brighton & Hove’s parking assets are maintained through detailed life care planning. You will be competent at managing large budgets from day-to-day maintenance to large refurbishment with multiple contracts.
This is a permanent role
Interview date 13/14th December 2021
For an informal discussion please email Julie Saxby Transport Control Centre Manager Julie.firstname.lastname@example.org
About the role
Based in the Transport Control Centre in Hove Town Hall, you will be managing a 7 day a week team working around the city. Your role will directly line manage 2 team leaders with 6 Maintenance Technicians working a shift pattern covering a 7-day operation. You will work closely with other teams within the Centre and will be responsible for maintaining the City’s parking assets which includes car park control, electric vehicle charging and payment equipment.
The team will be responsible for maintaining a number of different parking assets to contribute to Council’s carbon neutral strategy. You will be a key officer in identifying areas for improvement, modernisation and environmental and financial efficiencies. Using your risk management experience, you will consider potential implications into every decision. You will be expected to report, mitigate and escalate identified risks as appropriate.
You will have relevant experience of maintaining industrial structures and able to both react and plan in detail maintenance requirements and refurbishments. You confident speaking with technical experts and understanding the financial and health and safety implications. Using your knowledge and experience of compliance regulations and legislation you will be confident making independent decisions and have a calm and methodical approach to your work.
You will be able to understand how the city works and the pressures on the parking assets from different users. You will deliver a first class, customer focused operation by ensuring the parking assets are safe and friendly to use.
You will be confident working in a highly technical environment where emerging technology is used to manage and maintain and promote the council’s carbon neutral strategy.
As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.
Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.