In this role you will be responsible for Highway and Parking strategic transformation and change projects, working with internal colleagues, external partners and other providers to co-ordinate and manage various projects in these service areas.
You’ll be providing specialist technical advice and support to colleagues/others while robustly investigating, analysing, appraising and responding to local and national changes, as well as developing and implementing best practice to the overall management of Highway and Parking decision making.
What you’ll need to succeed
You will need to be qualified or seasoned professional with experience to vocational level 6 in the field of Highways or Parking.
You'll need to be methodical in your approach, with significant experience in delivering complex projects and initiatives working with multiple stakeholders. An awareness of and using new technologies and digital solutions to be able to enhance the delivery of projects is desirable.
Knowledge and understanding of organisational change, project management and commissioning / decommissioning is required, as is a good understanding of financial constraints and monitoring of budgets. Demonstrable experience of partnership working is also key.
You will already have a good understanding of and be able to draw upon your own experience of how Highways and Parking can impact upon local communities, businesses and other stakeholders, as well as traffic congestion, air quality management and the climate emergency.
At this level you are expected to undertake supervision, professional development and support of others, therefore, demonstrable people and leadership attributes will also be needed.
To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way, it is essential that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the job family.
What you’ll get in return
A competitive salary rising incrementally
26 days annual leave, rising to 31 days after 5 years
Option to buy/sell annual leave
Local authority pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
A flexible working environment
For an information discussion, please contact: Paul Watkins, Highway Network & Traffic Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Anticipated interview date: TBC
North Somerset Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all sections of our community regardless of age, disability, sex, race, religion, belief or sexual orientation. North Somerset Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.