Head of Highways, Traffic and Parking

London (Greater)
£67,164 - £75,695
20 Jan 2021
22 Feb 2021
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Havering is a council with a bright future, an ambitious vision and high-profile growth agenda. The third largest London Borough covering an area of 11,227 hectares and 386 miles of highways we serve 106,000 households and circa 250,000 residents. As part of our continuing commitment to development and sustainability we are re-shaping our Neighbourhoods Directorate to form an Extended Management Team to work more collaboratively with our partners, our residents and our colleagues across the Council to deliver the priorities set within our Corporate Plan. Employee feedback tells us that we are a council people want to work for and one in which you will have the opportunity to thrive while maximising your contribution and career potential.

As Head of Highways, Traffic and Parking, reporting into the Assistant Director for Highways and Environment, you will have responsibility for up to 150 technical and professional staff and external contractor and financial responsibility for up to £40m revenue and £15m capital.  You will be responsible ensuring delivery of high-quality outputs and tangible developments and improvements within the service.

You must have specific experience of directly managing large scale budgets, strategic experience in programme and project management, and a good knowledge of effectively managing a service within highways, traffic, or parking services.  An in-depth contemporary knowledge of Public Realm, Highways, Parking and Waste Management practices is pre-requisite.  A qualification in engineering is desirable but not essential.

For more information and to apply please contact our retained consultants at Osborne Thomas on 020 3280 3671 or via havering@osbornethomas.org 

Closing date: 22nd February