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Highway Design Manager

Carrington West
Closing date
10 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Highway Design Manager to come and join a busy client in Leicestershire.

The role:

Managing an inhouse team of 40 staff, delivering engineering services and supported by a framework of external Consultants and Commercial Managers.

Responsible for the design and delivery of both Capital and revenue expenditure to the value of approximately £150 million which includes major transport and highway infrastructure funded by DfT, developer contributions, LLEP and HIF

The Engineering Services (ES) team provide professional services as an internal highways consultancy service and are commissioned as part of maintenance or improvement funded programmes or the development control process.

Commissions are received from other internal council departments or via external clients to design and manage the construction of both minor and major highways and transport projects. These can be related to maintenance, improvement or the construction of new highways assets and infrastructure.

As part of the council's statutory function under development control, ES are commissioned to carry out the technical functions of a highway authority which includes the provision of highway authority comments to planning applications and technical approvals of third party highways and transportation schemes.

Who am I looking for:

Team Manager with over 20 years' experience working for a similar sized authority reporting to Head of Service
Degree in Civil Engineering with a management qualification.
You will act as professional lead for the service, ensuring that staff provide a high quality and effective service
You will have a track record in delivering outstanding services, right first time projects and organisational change in complex organisations
2 days in the office, rest hybrid working - would consider 4 days a week only rather than 5 days.
Contract starting asap until March 2023

For a full description and further information on the role, please call Harriet Simmonds at Carrington West on (phone number removed).

If you feel that you are right for this role technically, but the rate, location or seniority does not suit you specifically then please still feel free to send us your CV. We constantly recruit for roles very similar to this one at all levels UK Wide. We are always keen to chat with you discreetly about your employment situation.

Even if you are happy in your current role for now, we always welcome calls from Highways, Traffic & Transportation professionals keen to make their introductions for future months or years. Our specialist team has a combined 40+ years' experience in this market. Please call Harriet at Carrington West on (phone number removed) for more information.

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