Highway Development Manager
Coventry is a city that is changing fast – and we’re looking for skilled people to join our team and help take us into a bright new future. We are a city that is going places - with an inspiring, world-famous history and exciting times ahead.
We’ve been awarded UK City of Culture 2021; home to award-winning universities, top level sport and concerts and famous brands such as Jaguar and Severn Trent. We are a part of the ‘Midlands-Engine’, the home of the UK motor industry and a proud multicultural city.
Major developments are taking shape around the city, including a new-look shopping centre, a water park, new business quarter, restaurants and a modernised rail station. More and more firms and families are relocating to our city as they see what we have to offer.
Coventry is a great place to live and work and it’s getting even better - and having the right infrastructure is vital.
That’s why we are looking for people who are passionate, dedicated people who, like us, are determined to make real, positive change to Coventry.
About the role
You will manage the assessment of the transportation and highway impact of development proposals, in order to facilitate high quality sustainable development to support the growth of the City in line with Coventry's transport objectives.
The key activities involve the day to day management and continual improvement of the City’s Highways Development Management services, providing dynamic leadership in the areas of Highways Development Control, Highway Design and Approvals and Public Rights of Way.
This will include managing the approvals of the design and implementation of developer proposals for new roads and improvements to existing highways and the operation and development of our Public Rights of Way, in line with the City Council's strategic highway and transportation policy objectives.
Who are we looking for
We are looking for an experienced Highways Development Control Manager, key activities involve the day to day management and continual improvement of the City’s Highways Development Management services, providing dynamic leadership in the areas of Highways Development Control, Highway Design & Approvals and Public Rights of Way.
If you have a wide range of experience of highways development control and public rights of way services, including negotiating Section 106 and Section 278 Agreements, assessing the transport impact of major developments and preparing reports to ensure proper developer contributions to transport infrastructure improvements, this could be the role for you.
We are looking for someone who has a detailed understanding of land use planning and transport, transport assessments, travel plans, construction standards and the associated legislation, guidance and standards.
Don’t miss out on this exciting and influential opportunity, your chance to put Coventry on the map!
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please visit our website.
Closing date: 1 November 2020.
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.