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Assistant Director: Highways & Infrastructure

Employer
Wirral Borough Council
Location
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Salary
£79,904 to £88,562
Closing date
26 Feb 2024

Wirral Council touches almost every aspect of residents’ lives and now stands at a pivotal moment. Presented with challenges but also an opportunity to define an exciting and ambitious future, our people work hard to drive forward improvements for our residents.

We have huge ambitions for our organisation, partnerships and people, and we want you to play a part in this. We have big ambitions and exciting plans. We need exceptional, innovative leaders to play their part in leading the Council into the next phase of the Borough’s transformation.

We are recruiting now to the position of Assistant Director: Highways & Infrastructure. This represents a real opportunity for the right candidate to help us to achieve our ambitions, through inspirational leadership and direction to ensure delivery of high-quality, cost-effective highways and transportation networks.

As the Council’s chief advisor on all Highways related operational matters, you will provide advice to our Chief Executive, senior leaders and Elected Members, which will support the Council’s Regeneration, Place, Asset Management and Sustainability strategies, such as Active Travel, Transport and Climate Change.

You will be an exceptional collaborator, encouraging partnership working with external partners and stakeholders across the wider Liverpool City Region. You will be able to quickly command professional confidence and credibility, influencing and negotiating at a strategic, professional and political level to ensure that we are strategically aligned to deliver the very best outcomes for our residents.

We are proud to have a workforce with the commitment, compassion and energy to really make a difference. You will live our organisational values and leadership behaviours, creating real impact by supporting your staff to #BeTheDifference and improve the lives of everyone across the borough.

Ready to join us? Please click on Apply to find out more about the role. For a confidential conversation please contact Louise Bickley (0113 205 6068) or Nick Cole (07867 451183) at GatenbySanderson.

 Closing date: Monday 26 February

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