Highways Business Manager / Associate Director

Appoint Group
11 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Highways Business Manager / Associate Director Location: Blackburn Salary: £50K - £60K + Excellent Benefits My Client is seeking a highly motivated individual who will play a key role in managing the day to day highway maintenance and traffic business. The role is to lead the highway service with a focus on key areas: 1. Operational Management of the Business, including Staff and Clients; 2. Financial Management; 3. Commercial and Risk Management; 4. Business Development/Work Winning; ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 1. A successful history of managing a highways, drainage and traffic business in a local authority environment, ideally having worked for a private-sector outsourcing organisation. 2. Management of a P&L for a business unit. 3. Management and setting of client highway service budgets for a local authority client. 4. Manage and direct a team of technical employees and take ownership of performance. 5. Visibly support and progress all highway elements of the contract. 6. Able to prioritise work and complete within deadlines. 7. Ability to identify potential clients and markets and secure new commissions. 8. Have extensive project and programme management experience. 9. Assist the Business Development lead with wider business development activities, as required 10. Have experience of leadership and direct line management responsibilities including performance management, resource planning, supporting training and development of staff and improving staff welfare. 11. Have excellent organisational skills. 12. Be able to demonstrate successful leadership skills. 13. Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with Clients at a senior level and deliver quality services to maximise opportunities for repeat business. 14. Be able to communicate with people effectively in a friendly courteous manner and through good presentation skills. 15. Hold a full UK driving licence. 16. Be proficient in a wide range of IT skills What do you do now? If you would like to discuss this vacancy in confidence, then please contact David So on (Apply online only) or send your CV to: - Keep up to date with our vacancies on the Appoint Group Consulting Engineering page on LinkedIn