Head of Strategic Transport & Highways

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary £400 - £450 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Interim
Contact NameBen Holden

Job description

Lewisham Council are looking for a Head of Strategic Transport & Highways to join.

  • £440-450 per day.
  • Inside IR35.
  • Hybrid working.

Main Purpose of the job:

  • To be accountable to the Director, operating in a collaborative management environment.
  • To provide expert advice in relation to all strategic Transport and Highways issues across the borough.
  • To take the lead in the planning and strategic development and review of the Council's Transport and Highways policies and plans that support the delivery of the Council's Corporate objectives.
  • Lead, on behalf of the Council, the proposed Bakerloo Line Extension (BLE) programme, advising Members and the Senior leadership Team on all matters relating to the programme Lead on effective consultation with all those having an interest in relevant schemes including residents, other directorates, and elected Members.
  • Deal with all necessary correspondence and enquiries.
  • Contribute to the overall corporate leadership and management of the organisation and the modern delivery and improved performance of services.
  • Lead on a borough-wide review to actively influence and support transport and highways policies, this will include a review of design and materials.
  • Lead on the consolidation of the Highways network which is valued more than £3B.
  • To include the management of technical risks and ensure the discharge of the Council's statutory duties as regards Highways Authority and statutory compliance.