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Senior Project Manager - Traffic Management & Parking Design

  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 3748
  • Published: Mon 03/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

Senior Project Manager - Traffic Management & Parking Design

£49,083 - £52,116 per annum

About Us

We are Newham, we have a radical vision to build a better and brighter future for our residents. We are five miles east of the City of London and changing rapidly. Our part of east London is booming. By building a fairer Newham, we are supporting our residents to reach their potential and thrive.

We are committed to improving the health outcomes of our residents and to addressing the Climate Emergency by enabling more sustainable transport, If you are passionate about delivering real change through the most impactful sustainable transport projects, in a supportive and professional environment, then Newham is the place for you.

To achieve our promises to residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities. We have an ambitious programme of sustainable transport projects in the borough and are now seeking enthusiastic applicants for roles in the Highways and Sustainable Transport team, which is part of the council's Environment and Sustainable Transport directorate.

There are a number of roles available and each one will be pivotal to the council delivering a wide range of civil engineering, traffic management and green infrastructure projects from feasibility, design, and consultation right up to the implementation stage, and monitoring and evaluation. We are able to offer working arrangements that will enhance your work/life balance including remote and at home working no matter where you are currently based.

About You

Working in a varied and fast-paced environment, you will use your existing knowledge and experience to support project design and delivery in a range of interesting and challenging roles, whilst also being supported in your continued professional development

We are looking for candidates with demonstrable experience working in a busy highways and transport environment with excellent technical and professional knowledge of the service area and experience of dealing with contractors, elected members, the general public and other external stakeholders.

You will be involved in some of the most significant and ambitious projects the local authority transport sector has to offer. These include rollout of the electric vehicle chargepoints and car club schemes, the review of parking controls, implementation of ambitious corridor schemes with protected cycle tracks and the latest designs of signalised junctions; comprehensive low traffic neighbourhoods and traffic calming; school streets; greenways and structures. 

The roles would suit candidates with demonstrable experience in the relevant field which includes a good understanding of the issues relating to parking design and parking restrictions, the design of waiting and loading restrictions, traffic signs and road markings, procurement of works as well as traffic management and road safety. 

The successful candidate will lead a team of officers and oversee the design, development and project management of a variety of kerbside schemes such as parking, waiting and loading restrictions, electric vehicle chargers, car clubs, secure cycle hangars, which are helping to shape Newham as it undergoes major transformation with a massive development programme.  These roles are primarily associated with planning, consultation and preliminary and detailed design, but may also include site supervision, depending on the individual skills.

To apply for these roles, you will have the knowledge, experience and skills to work in a pressurised environment, both on your own and within a team, to deliver effective schemes to tight deadlines. 

You will also be seeking to gain further experience and develop your career, having gained Chartered Engineer status or be actively working towards becoming a Chartered Engineer in due course.  The Highways and Traffic Team consists of many highly experienced and motivated engineers with a strong ethos for mentoring staff to help with their development.

If you are interested and ideally have a qualification in Civil Engineering or a related discipline, we want to hear from you.

Please do not submit a CV. Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

https://www.newham.gov.uk/downloads/file/7438/senior-project-manager-jd-3748-

Closing date for the application is 30th June 2024.

Additional Information

We are committed to creating an inclusive, anti-racist environment for all. When you apply for a job at Newham, your application is considered on its merits regardless of your age, disability, ethnicity, faith, gender identity or sexual orientation. If you share our vision and values, and you bring the experience and skills we need, that’s all that matters to us.

The London Borough of Newham has important responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. If you are appointed to a job that involves working with these groups, you may be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Please attach your supporting statement, explaining in no more than x2 A4 sides why and how you meet the criteria for this role.

We practice anonymised recruitment. Please ensure that you remove all personal information from any documents that you upload.

The personal information we have collected from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, and your data protection rights, can be found by https://www.cifas.org.uk/fpn.

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  • Employer: London Borough of Newham
  • Reference: 3748
  • Published: Mon 03/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 30/06/2024, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Greater London

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