Area Highway Manager


Area Highway Manager


WSCC, Chichester

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 441ad5da21ce4511a51dfefa7628ae2a

Full Job Description

Working pattern: Full-time/ Part-time, 37 hours per week. Flexible working options available, to be agreed with your line manager.

Employer Pension Contribution: 19.70% this alters per annum on the 1 April each year.

Annual leave: 30 days holiday + Bank holidays = 38 days.

Do you have the skills and expertise to effectively manage a team and ensure the smooth operation of transportation in the community?

As an Area Highway Manager, you will ensure the local delivery of the highway service. Customers, communities, and our members are at the heart of everything we do.

You will support a team to deliver the highways service within the Chichester and Arun District areas. This will be done predominantly remotely, as colleagues will be out and about at different sites.

The role will focus on effectively managing day-to-day operations of a service. You will manage the team's performance as well as coordinating, planning, and delivering agreed-upon activities and objectives.

You will contribute to the development and shaping of future team or group service provision, build and maintain relationships, and influence activities by working across and outside of the organisation.

  • Providing advice and support in the service specialism, addressing technical, professional, resource, and human problems.

  • Communication skills.

  • Possessing people management and performance management skills.

  • Ability to set timescales and review effectiveness of service.

  • Ability to change existing practices and identify innovative solutions within the required framework.

  • Full current driver's licence.

  • Experience of delivering or co-ordinating a quality customer focused service to others.

  • Experience of managing staff.

  • Experience of managing a small budget and/or contributing to financially related decisions on larger spends.

  • Experience of supporting initiatives in a political environment - Desirable

  • Authoritative, applied knowledge of the specialist or professional discipline including technical theories and related principles, practices and procedures.

  • Computer literate.

    Salary: £52,049 to £55,615 per annum., We care hugely about wellbeing, and how we support our team to develop to be the best they can be. Alongside this, we also offer the below benefits:

  • 30 days annual leave + bank holidays.

  • A generous pension scheme.

  • A strong supportive management team.

  • Training and development opportunities, including a range of apprenticeships, technical training, coaching and mentoring opportunities.

  • Subscription fees paid for one relevant professional body.

  • A range of discounts including Argos, Samsung, Asos, B&Q and many more.

  • Free access to employee assistant programmes.

  • Discounted membership at selected local sports and fitness centres.

  • A range of commuting and business travel discount and initiatives.