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Highways Contracts Manager

  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/24/282909
  • Published: Tue 04/06/2024, 11:04 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range: £58,248 - £61,617 p.a. incl. London weighting
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

An Excellent Opportunity…

Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.

The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.

The Post

We are looking for a suitably experienced Contracts Manager to lead and manage NEC4 based highways maintenance contracts, the implementation of highways capital schemes, vehicle crossings construction, reactive and cyclical drainage cleansing programmes and highways-based insurance claims.

The Person

The successful candidate will have significant relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD) with emphasis on contract and project management, good knowledge of NEC4 engineering contract principles and knowledge of Construction, Design & Management (CDM) regulations in a transportation, civil engineering, construction or legal discipline and extensive relevant professional experience together with significant experience and knowledge of highways term contracts, highways design and maintenance, asset management, capital and revenue finance.  You will also lead a team of highways managers, engineers and inspectors.

The working environment is fast-paced, and you will need to be agile and flexible in your approach.  You will be an effective communicator, both in writing and orally and be able to develop and maintain excellent working relationships with Members, staff, customers and contractors.

Closing date: 18 June 2024 (23:59)

Additional Information 

Location: Civic centre and other locations from time to time

If you are interested in applying for this job, please start by clicking the "Apply Now" button below. You must provide a supporting statement as part of your application that clearly shows how you meet the criteria on the Person Specification. We will accept a CV in support of your application, however, you should still provide a supporting statement.

Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community. We positively encourage all applicants to self-identify their characteristics in the diversity survey section in the application.

We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should be aware that posts working with children, young people and vulnerable adults are subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances. 

The information we collect 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. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas and your data protection rights, can be found here.

Brent has a positive approach to flexible working.

As a disability confident employer Brent welcomes applications from people with all disabilities, including hidden disabilities and mental health conditions. We will interview any disabled applicant who meets the essential criteria. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made to any part of the recruitment process due to your disability, please contact us on recruitment@brent.gov.uk

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  • Employer: Brent Council
  • Reference: BC/24/282909
  • Published: Tue 04/06/2024, 11:04 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 18/06/2024, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary range: £58,248 - £61,617 p.a. incl. London weighting
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, Middlesex HA9 0FJ, Brent

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