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Construction Logistics Officer

Employer
Brighton & Hove City Council
Location
Brighton, East Sussex
Salary
£32,076 - £36,648 per annum
Closing date
2 Apr 2024

Salary: £32,076 - £36,648 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Location: Hove Town Hall

Job reference: orbis/TP/491/38752

Are you passionate about delivering change that has a long-lasting, positive impact on people’s lives and where they live? Can you collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders in an inclusive and accessible manner? Do you enjoy planning and organizing projects, ensuring that the customer's needs are at the forefront?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a service that has a direct influence on the way people travel around Brighton & Hove. We are one of the busiest unitary Highway Authorities outside London and this role will be central to dealing with the construction and demolition management aspects of development projects within the city and their impact on the transport network.

About the role

The city places emphasis on high-quality, forward-thinking, sustainable development and travel solutions. As a council we are committed to creating a more liveable city in which residents and visitors feel healthier, safer, more socially connected and included.

As a Construction Logistics Officer, you will:

  • ensure the traffic impacts of major building construction projects in the city are well managed helping to minimise any detrimental effects on the transport network and environment help meet the diverse needs of our community and influence how development in the city is led assist in improving perceptions of the city as a destination for investment

You will have:

  • awareness or a willingness to learn about highway and construction codes of practice and a keen focus on compliance. An ability to communicate with a diverse range of stakeholders in an inclusive and accessible manner. Experience in providing inclusive and accessible customer service.

Professional benefits:

You will be based in our modern, open plan offices in the city centre and benefit from flexible working, including some home-working and on-site work. Joining an enthusiastic and supportive team, you’ll collaborate with colleagues from a range of fields, working closely with the Planning service and Transport Project teams to deliver transport changes across the city.

For an informal discussion, please contact David Fisher, Interim Head of Network Management - David.fisher@brighton-hove.gov.uk.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk)) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

We welcome full and part-time applications. For information about other benefits of working at the Council and how we can support your application, please see the following links:

Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Supporting your application (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

We offer the opportunity for the suitable candidate to choose to work in a hybrid way. Your specific working arrangements will be subject to team and service working arrangements already in place alongside Government guidance. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

 

Closing date: 2 April 2024.

 

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