Highways Manager - Operations

£46,566-£50,514 Per annum
07 Sep 2020
22 Sep 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Lancashire is a vibrant and striking place to live and work and it’s also one of the fastest growing locations in the UK. As the fourth largest local authority in the country and the largest in the North, we serve 1.2 million residents. Our City Deal programme adds £1bn a year to the economy and £2.3bn of private investment with a potential £1bn worth of investment around the HS2 hub at Preston Train Station, so there’s lots to do. We’re the leader in terms of advanced manufacturing in the country and the 9th largest manufacturing area globally. It’s a key region linking both industry and innovation to a strong local heritage and an area of outstanding natural beauty.

We are currently looking for exceptional new team members to join our Highways Operations team. The team control, manage and deliver highway maintenance and improvement schemes, major projects, delivery of the out of hours and winter maintenance services, local network management and liaison with all stakeholders.

Based centrally in Preston, you will lead various teams countywide to deliver on the improvement and developments of the Highways, Street Lighting, Structures, Environmental Services, Traffic Safety Services and Business Support Function within the service. The team interact with a wide range of stakeholders from national government to individual residents requiring excellent customer responsiveness and service.

You will provide visible leadership and management with effective strategic and operational performance and financial management ensuring that services provided by and contracted by the Council are delivering desired outcomes and meet all statutory duties and responsibilities.

These are just some of the benefits you could enjoy by working for Lancashire County Council:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution, death in service payments, life assurance and dependents pensions
  • A generous relocation reimbursement package to move to Lancashire
  • Staff discount scheme for a range of retailers, holidays, insurance, eating out, health and leisure activities

You will be required to provide a car for use in connection with the duties of this post and must be insured for business use. However, we may consider you if you cannot drive because of a disability.

 For an informal discussion, please contact Ridwan Musa, Highways Service Manager - Operations on 01772 538500.

 Closing date for applications: Tuesday 22nd  September at 11.59pm

Interviews will be held: 13-15th October 2020

Start Date: 4th January 2020 subject to notice periods

 Job Description and Person Specification

Additional Information

  • Minimum Salary: 46566
  • Maximum Salary: 50514
  • Pay Basis: Yearly
  • Schedule Type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: 37
  • Closing Date: Sep 22, 2020