Lewisham Coiuncil - Head of Transport & Highways

Posted 14 May 2024
Salary £440 - £442 per day
Job type Temporary
Discipline Interim
Contact NameLorna Burner

Job description

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.

As a Lewisham Manager you will:
1. Be responsible for professional advice and support in service area to deliver in partnership with others the council's vision, values and ways of working.
2. Take overall responsibility for the planning and management of services, ensuring community and customer needs are identified and met.
3. Ensure the delivery of identified service objectives and continuous improvement of service targets.
4. Achieve results through the effective management and development of people

If you are interested in this role please send your updated CV in the first instance.