Head of Strategic Transport & Highways

Head of Strategic Transport & Highways

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for the Council's Strategic Transport & Highways service
  • Act as a strategic liaison with Transport for London (TfL) and other government bodies
  • Develop and implement transport policies and strategies
  • Prioritize and plan capital projects and resource allocation
  • Manage development projects and ensure compliance with regulations
  • Oversee road safety initiatives
  • Lead initiatives for cycling, walking, and school travel planning
  • Manage the submission of Local Implementation Plans (LIP) and maintain liaison with TfL on traffic light systems

Job Requirements

  • Significant experience in a similar role within the public sector
  • Strong background in transformation, change management, and performance management
  • Knowledge of financial aspects related to transportation projects
  • Ability to provide clear direction and be accountable for outcomes

The successful candidate will work closely with the Director of Public Realm, providing expert advice on strategic transport matters and representing the Council in cross-Borough and London-wide transport groups. They will also lead the proposed Bakerloo Line Extension (BLE) programme and contribute to the development of transport policies and plans.
If you have a proven track record in managing a highways service and possess extensive knowledge of transport and highways processes, we would love to hear from you. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a significant impact on the transport infrastructure of our borough.
Apply now to join our client's dynamic team and contribute to shaping the future of transport in the borough.

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