Interim Divisional Manager | North | £750 per day
Interim Divisional Manager | North | £750 per day

Interim Divisional Manager | North | £750 per day

Posted 6 days ago


Interim Divisional Manager | North | £750 per day

To act as the strategic lead, ensuring the efficient delivery of the Highways and Transportation £500m Capital Programme, providing service excellence, cost effectiveness, and managing and developing the Major Highways Infrastructure division as a whole.

Providing leadership to the Major Projects Division ensuring that the Council meets its aims core values and business objectives as set out in the Inclusive Growth Plan.

  • To develop and deliver the City Council’s £500m Highways Capital Programme ensuring the strategic aims of the City Council, as set out in the Inclusive Growth Plan, are met.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders ensuring delivery of the programmed is managed to maintain the operation of the city’s transport network.
  • To act as the strategic lead on all communications issues in relation to the Highways Capital Programme.
  • Develop and maintain a clear understanding of the needs, concerns and expectations of local business and residential communities and ensure they are considered as part of the highway management and maintenance process.
  • Effectively manage the Major Highways Infrastructure Division including setting objectives and managing performance.
  • Ensure the effective management, strategic direction, development and promotion of the Major Highways Infrastructure Division in accordance with all relevant professional standards and legislative requirements.
  • Manage, control and report on overall performance of the Major Highways Infrastructure Division to senior officers and Elected Members.
  • Research, interpret and review the implementation of new and existing legislation, codes, Government initiatives on a wide range of service delivery issues to ensure compliance with statutory and other obligations.
  • Develop the City Council’s commitment to equal opportunities and to promote non-discriminatory practices in all aspects of work undertaken.

Key skills and experience:

  1. A relevant Civil Engineering qualification.
  2. Evidence of continuous professional development related to one or more aspects of physical regeneration and development, which reflects commitment to effective management in a large organisation.
  3. Significant experience at a senior level in a complex and demanding Highways Project Delivery environment.
  4. Experience in managing a multi-disciplinary team to ensure delivery of high quality highway related projects and services.
  5. Experience of working in a diverse and developing environment where you have been instrumental in managing change successfully
  6. Experience of presenting related issues to senior managers and associated member bodies.
  7. Development and implementation of policies, practices and procedures in line with current government legislation, local priorities and national best practice.
  8. Experience of leading and motivating staff in a demanding environment.
  9. Evidence of success in delivering services within tight budget constraints and with limited resources.
  10. Proven technical and professional skills in relation to highways management and maintenance.
  11. Ability to influence at all levels within the organisation and with external agencies or partners.
  12. A comprehensive understanding of and the ability to apply all professional standards, legislation, guidance and codes relevant to physical regeneration and development.
  13. Excellent communication skill, including the ability to articulate information; to present clear accurate and concise reports to a wide range of audiences reflecting political sensitivities where appropriate.
  14. Good judgement and the ability to anticipate and plan for the future.
  15. The highest personal integrity and loyalty, supportive to colleagues, with a drive to deliver corporately on the City Council’s vision and values.

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