As a new council Westmorland and Furness Council has a unique opportunity for a Streetworks Manager to work with all highways stakeholders including statutory undertakers to manage and coordinate the Streetworks functions to minimise disruption to the travelling public.
It is an exciting time to join us as Westmorland and Furness is seeing significant growth, not only with the defence, energy and education expansion in Barrow, but with additional infrastructure and highways funding.
Westmorland and Furness really is an exceptional place to live and work. It’s a world class business destination, where industry and innovation are coupled with some of the most stunning landscapes. If you join us you will be building upon a strong foundation of partnership working and secured investment, and furthermore will have the benefit of an excellent lifestyle offer.
Who we are looking for
We are seeking an inclusive and experienced leader, from either public or private sector, with a background in Coordination of Streetworks and Traffic Management.
The post holder will work collaboratively with the private and public sector and with regional and national partners across government, to seize the transformational opportunities and achieve the very best outcomes for our residents, communities and businesses.
The role will ensure the authority complies with all its statutory duties to coordinate and ensure all works on the highway are approved and planned to reduce congestion and minimise disruption to the public. The role will provide technical advice and support to other teams within the service and the role is also a key interface with utilities, contractors, members and members and public.
Excited by this opportunity? We would love to hear from you. For an informal conversation please contact Andy Brown, Senior Manager, Highways Assets and Strategy. Andy.email@example.com
What can we offer you!
Excellent training and development
Flexible working opportunities
Opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
Boost your pension with Shared Cost Additional Voluntary Contributions (facilitated by AVC Wise)
Various perks and discounts schemes, including money off your phone contract and local gyms
Competitive rates of pay
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