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Project Manager - Parking Programme Waltham Forest Council

Project Manager - Parking Programme Waltham Forest Council

  • Location

    Waltham Forest, London

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  • Salary:

    £300 - £400 per day

  • Contact:

    Ben Holden

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  • Job ref:

    Ben - PM_1652886745

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Waltham Forest are looking for a Project Manager to join their Parking Programme.

We are looking for a Project Manager to deliver the Council's parking programme for the London Borough of Waltham Forest. The post holder will be responsible for the delivery of the annual CPZ programme and for a variety parking design and delivery schemes. You will use your skills and experience to carry out investigations, feasibility studies and preliminary designs of a wide range and scale of parking management schemes, together with detailed designs for minor amendments to existing parking restrictions. Previous experience in delivering traffic and parking schemes within a local authority or consultancy environment is essential. This role would be ideally suited to a highly experienced and knowledgeable Traffic/Parking Engineer or Project Manager who has the ability to plan, manage and deliver parking scheme programmes, policies and initiatives. Previous project management experience will be essential, alongside a working knowledge of highways, traffic and parking legislation, as well as experience of using AutoCAD and associated software packages such as AutoTrack, Key Signs, and Key Lines to ensure the successful planning, design and delivery of parking schemes. The Council has a substantial CPZ programme and we are looking for the right candidate with experience in parking scheme design, consultation, and delivery to hit the ground running. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required for this role as you will be working with a range of internal and external stakeholders, including residents and Councillors so you must have strong negotiation skills in order to drive positive change. You must also have the ability to confidently present findings of investigations, surveys and designs to the Senior Management and the Portfolio Holder. The post-holder will also have a keen eye for detail and be able to analyse and manipulate data, and produce concise reports for a variety of audiences. Experience of budget management is also desirable. In this varied role, you will be responsible for design, consultation, project management, managing external consultants and supervision of contractors on your projects. You will need to have a good understanding of highway design in urban areas, be able to use AutoCAD and Microsoft Office computer packages. You will be required to produce reports on a regular basis to key stakeholders and internal departments and members. As the successful candidate, you will have worked in a design and project development team environment and be familiar with design standards, guidance, and regulations such as the TSRGD 2016, Traffic Signs Manual and the Manual for Streets (1 &2). A relevant qualification in Engineering or a transport related qualification is advantageous. Ideally the candidate would be working towards their professional review with a recognised institution. The main duties of the post holder will be the design and delivery of the CPZ programme and a range of parking schemes, and as such experience designing, reviewing and implementing Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) is essential. Good communication skills are also essential in dealing with project related correspondence/enquiries, often from MP's/Councillors, as well as good working knowledge of Traffic Management Orders, in particular the procedures for experimental and permanent traffic orders. The post holder will also be required to undertake site surveys, preparation of estimates, issuing works requisitions, liaising with and supervising contractors and monitoring costs. A valid UK driving licence would be advantageous. The post holder may also carry out any other related duties as required related to Highways, Traffic, and Parking and assist with the delivery of minor traffic schemes or projects as allocated, which may include traffic and speed reduction schemes, road safety improvements, pedestrian and cycling infrastructure improvements, or modifications to traffic and parking restrictions.