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Head of Highways, Transport and Recycling

Powys County Council
Powys / Hybrid
£85,411- £92,773
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

Job Details

We’re looking for strong, visible, and inspirational leaders to join us at Powys County Council.

Following the appointment of our new Chief Executive and directors, we are building a senior leadership team to deliver a Stronger, Fairer and Greener county. Due to an internal promotion, we’re seeking a new Head of Highways, Transport and Recycling who will lead and manage a varied and interesting portfolio including:


•            Highways, Grounds & Street Scene Service

•            Central Transport Service

•            Refuse & Recycling Service

•            Engineering Design Service

•            Countryside Services

•            Property Design Service


This is a flexible worker position and therefore the Council offers the opportunity to work in an agile way to include home working. For this role, however, there will be an expectation to work in County Hall in Llandrindod Wells / other council office for a minimum of 3 days a week.

The county of Powys is a great place to work and live with beautiful landscapes, green open spaces and vibrant communities. We are proud of our Welsh and cultural heritage, and you might know us too for being home to the well-known events such as the Hay and Green Man festivals and the Royal Welsh Show.

In return, we offer an excellent work-life balance with fantastic benefits – including a competitive salary, excellent annual leave entitlement, development opportunities, a relocation package, and much more.

Closing date: 12pm, 22/04/2024

Applications may be submitted in English or Welsh. Applications in Welsh will not be treated any less favourably than those in English.

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Powys facts:

At just over 2,000 square miles, Powys is the largest county in Wales.

The council is responsible for 5,500km of roads and we look after 5,348 council houses.

Powys has 99 schools, 17 libraries and 5 museums.

The council is the county’s largest employer, with 6,100 staff.

Our priority areas are:

Economy: developing a vibrant economy

Health and care: leading the way in effective, integrated rural health and care

Learning and skills: strengthening learning and skills

Residents and Communities: supporting our residents and communities

Our staff values:

Professional: whatever role we play in the council, we act with professionalism and integrity.

Positive: We take a positive attitude in all we do.

Progressive: We take a proactive and responsible approach to planning for the future.

Open: We keep each other informed, sharer knowledge and act with honesty and integrity

Collaborative: We work constructively and willingly on joint initiatives.

Company info
01597 826000
County Hall
United Kingdom

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