Head of Infrastructure

Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Infrastructure

The need for infrastructure development is one of the great challenges of our time.

In fact there is probably no bigger question for public policy as failure to invest means failure to grow and develop our social & economic fabric - we all have a stake in this.

Which is why we need you, as creating a lasting impact is at the heart of what you’re about.

With infrastructure at the heart of the London Borough of Bexley’s Growth Strategy you will bring your obvious vision, passion and leadership to a programme of exciting and regionally defining infrastructure projects including but not limited to:
  • Digital infrastructure
  • Electrical vehicle charging
  • Green (and Blue) infrastructure
  • District heating
  • Pull through of transport related projects
  • Public Realm improvements.

Located in south east London and a Thames Gateway borough, Bexley is now planning for the prospect of significant housing and employment growth with infrastructure investment key to this strategy.

As Head of Infrastructure you will work collaboratively with colleagues and partner agencies to ensure the delivery of Infrastructure projects which serve existing residents whilst meeting the Council’s Growth Strategy.

You will be an experienced Programme Manager ideally within one or more of the Infrastructure areas, able to evidence your ability to perform at a senior level. Outcome focused with excellent communication and interpersonal skills being able to work under pressure using your own initiative is a given.

Essential requirements for this post:
  • Demonstrable experience in leading and developing a team or service;
  • Achievement of measurable results in an environment where political and financial issues impact on service delivery;
  • Knowledge of major legislative, social and economic issues relevant to the job;
  • Evidence how you’ve successfully managed budgets

To find out more about our employment offer, life at Bexley and links to our growth strategy please visit our employment deal website.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact ur retained consultants Baltimore Consulting, Matthew Beesley for a confidential conversation on 01179 293812

Within easy reach of central London, rural Kent and the continent London Borough of Bexley has become an employer of choice with an excellent working environment at our fantastic new offices whilst offering flexible working with excellent ICT facilities. Our attractive package includes:

  • Our Choices Flexible Benefits Package includes lease car, or cash options to the value of £2,277 per annum
  • Career average revalued earnings pension scheme
  • Performance related pay
  • Up to 27 days annual leave (rising to 30 after 5 years’ service) plus bank holiday entitlement
  • MyChoice Staff Benefit Scheme – Includes Childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, access to high street shopping vouchers and online discount codes.
  • Annual Leave Purchase Scheme
  • Access to Cycle to work scheme

Equal Opportunities

Bexley Council is committed to a policy of equality and diversity for all staff regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability or any other factor. Our Diversity Policy demonstrates a commitment to all job applicants. Our aims are to:

  • promote equality of opportunity
  • eliminate unlawful discrimination, and
  • promote good relations between people from different backgrounds

We are committed to ensuring that employees who have a disability are given every possible assistance in the workplace, and have achieved the ‘Positive about Disabled People’ award, which gives all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification the opportunity to be interviewed.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this opportunity please apply online with your CV or contact our retained consultants Baltimore Consulting, Matthew Beesley for a confidential conversation on 01179 293812

Application process closes on 4th Feb with shortlinsting beginning on 5th Feb. Interviews will take place w/c 19th February.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/79176758