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Traffic Management Supervisor

Crawley, West Sussex
Closing date
26 Jul 2024

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Telent are looking for an experienced Traffic Management Supervisor who is in search of a new challenge to come and join the Traffic Management team as part of the wider Transport division. We have a vacancy available for the right candidate who will join our continually expanding Crawley based Traffic team.

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic, and driven Traffic Management Supervisor to assist us in providing Traffic Management support across a range of contracts. 

Traffic Management Supervisor - Basic key responsibilities:

  • Assist the Traffic Management Contract Manager with day-to-day planning and resourcing of Traffic Management Operatives
  • Attend site meetings with internal Telent teams and Contractors when required
  • Undertake site audits as and when required
  • Ensure Traffic Management has sufficient equipment and kit to undertake current and upcoming workloads
  • Ensure compliance against Telent Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Supervise Traffic Management Operatives in the depot and on the highways 
  • Deploy Traffic Management on both planned and reactive works
  • Issue work instructions to team members
  • Deliver toolbox talks and internal Health & Safety communications to team members
  • Undertake weekly on-call shifts from time to time
  • Work to defined scheme drawings in accordance with Sector 8 and Red Book
  • Basic sign making and general housekeeping in depot and on site
  • Overlook site maintenance, including battery exchanges and site switches
  • Permanent signal switch offs when required
  • Provide onsite assistance to the installation teams if and when needed
  • Help load and unload equipment onto vehicles

The Traffic Management Supervisor must have:

  • Self-motivation, good work ethic and a positive attitude
  • A valid and clean UK driving licence
  • A good attitude towards pressure
  • Good communication skills 
  • Basic mechanical knowledge
  • Experience of or a background of Traffic Management

Traffic Management Supervisor - Essential requirements:

  • A valid and clean UK driving licence.
  • National Highways Sector Scheme (NHSS) 12A/B and 12D
  • Previous experience of working on the highways as a Traffic Management Operative / Supervisor
  • Have a strong understanding of on-site Health & Safety and CDM regulations
  • Good people management skills, ability to manage conflict, difficult customers and difficult situations
  • Excellent Traffic Management design and implementation experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of Chapter 8 (Sector 8) and NHSS 12AB and 12D 
  • LGV/HGV driving licence (DESIRABLE)
  • Valid 12AB and 12D / M6 / M7 Qualifications (DESIRABLE)
  • IOSH Working Safely (DESIRABLE)

What we offer:

A career at Telent can span sectors, roles, technologies, and customers giving you the opportunity to develop, learn new skills and make an impact. We are growing and we rely on our committed Team to deliver.

We nurture the talent that makes this happen, by our on-going commitment to creating an inclusive culture that respects and values difference, that celebrates diverse ideas. We want everyone to feel they can be themselves and to thrive at work.

The additional benefits with this role:

  • Fully kitted out Commercial Vehicle
  • Uncapped overtime options
  • 34 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Occupational health support and wellbeing Portal
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme

About Telent

Telent is a leading technology company and specialist in the design, build, support and maintenance, drawing on decades of experience in mission critical communications and technology of the UK’s critical digital infrastructure. The work we do helps connect thousands of people and communities, using the best technology and innovation available. When you join us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on all our futures by fulfilling your potential and delivering high performance. We work together to make everyday life work better for everyone. You’ll be part of a team of more than 3,000 brilliant, dedicated people committed to getting the job done well. 

Brilliance brought together.

We are guided by our values and behaviours:

  • Be Inclusive
  • Take Responsibility
  • Collaborate
  • Be Customer-focussed

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Current vacancies: Search Jobs - Telent Careers (

Key locations: Warwick (HQ), London, Belfast, Camberley, Chorley, Dublin with other locations across the UK   

About Telent

Telent specialise in the effective operation of critical national infrastructure and are at the heart of many of the UK’s and Ireland’s best-known brands. We design, deliver and support solutions and services which enable organisations to create, improve and operate the ICT and communication networks that their businesses depend on. Telent operate within various industry sectors including Transport, Emergency Services, Network Providers, Higher Education and Public Sector.

Innovative digital technologies are at the forefront of the UK’s busy Strategic Road Network to keep road users safe and services running smoothly. Transport for London, National Highways and many local authorities use our services for monitoring and controlling road usage, providing up-to-date traffic information and above all, protecting our roads and those that use them.

With traffic congestion and increasingly complex transport systems, our product and service offerings provide complete intelligent solutions. Our responsive approach to our customers, is key in an age where users expect seamless communication, regardless of the technology employed. Our highways solutions include asset management, traffic signal control & maintenance, CCTV, National Digital Infrastructure, 5G private networking and control rooms.  

We’re passionate about creating an environment that champions diversity and inclusion, where everyone feels they belong, can be themselves and empowered to reach their full potential. People are at the heart of our business, and we believe that our teams should reflect the diverse experiences and backgrounds of the communities we support.

Link to our Corporate Video:

Why Join Telent? People, Impact, and Opportunity

People - Our People join, stay, and demonstrate high performance because they have a shared passion and belief - and a voice. They care about their work because they know their contribution is valued.

Impact - Telent does work that is stimulating, challenging and important. Our People are proud to be building and maintaining critical infrastructure.

Opportunity - We provide equal opportunities for all our People to fulfil their potential and achieve their career aspirations.

Brilliance brought together.

Rewards and Benefits

At Telent, we offer a competitive benefits package additional to the fundamental benefits you’d expect. We invest in people, providing an extensive range of benefits to help you financially, reward you for your efforts, and support your life outside of work. This extensive range is unique to Telent and includes benefits supporting balancing work and home life, health and wellbeing, recognition, and tax-friendly benefits you deserve.  Benefits typically include:   

  • 34 days holiday, including public bank holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company matched pension scheme (up to 6% contribution matched)
  • Career development opportunities
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Occupational health support and wellbeing portal
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme

Where roles allow, colleagues have the flexibility to design their own work pattern so their professional and personal lives can fit better together. Many of our roles allow hybrid working providing the flexibility to work from both home and our offices.

Our Values

At Telent our values and behaviours are extremely important, and they highlight what matters to us. We strive to Be Inclusive; we respect and learn from each other. We Take Responsibility for our actions and drive development and career progression. We seek to Collaborate creating opportunities for teamwork and a ‘One Talent’.  Customer Focused, we strive for continuous improvement and build and maintain trust with our customers. From the moment you join Telent, you’ll be in good company. Our people may come from different backgrounds, but all share the same drive to succeed and can-do attitude.


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