Traffic Team Leader
As the Traffic Team Leader you role will be to lead, manage and be accountable for a team of technical, professional and administrative staff engaged in undertaking all initial investigations in relation to Parking, traffic and road safety and transport related projects and Traffic Regulation Orders. To ensure that the Council complies with its statutory duties in this regard and design and construction are of the highest quality enabling value for money, efficiencies and achieving a leading edge; provide expert professional/technical advice, guidance and up-to-date information in line with council policies and strategies.
·To be responsible for the delivery of a range of services within the team to ensure that all aspects of operational delivery provide a customer-focused, accessible and cost-efficient service.
·To support the Group Manager in ensuring that the delivery of services and the application of policy are delivered in a holistic and consistent way.
·To manage the programmes of work, project plans and consultants as needed to maximise cost effectiveness, value for money and customer satisfaction.
·Ensure that the implementation plans, policies and priorities are driven by the needs and aspirations of the public, by full and effective engagement with local residents, businesses and other users on activities which affect them.
·To ensure that service customer response targets are continuously met and improved upon.
·Act as principal point of contact for initial Member enquiries relating to customer care and satisfaction. Co-ordinate responses to complaints.
·Liaise with Development Control & Planning Officers to ensure local issues and concerns are included in the formal highway/traffic comments on planning applications. Liaise with other staff to ensure service input within Section 38 and Section 278 agreements under the Highways Act 1980.
·Manage allocated budgets to ensure sound management of capital assets, finances and human resources consistent with the objectives set out in the Local Transportation Plan, Southend Transport Asset Management Plan, Corporate Plan, Service Plan and Group Plan are achieved.
·Work continually with stakeholders to contribute in the development and implementation of the service management strategies, policies and plans.
·Direct responsibility of a share of £1.0m LTP & other capital and around revenue budget of £500k and indirect role in the development of capital programmes, LTP and the Council for improvements to service.
·The responsibilities for the revenue budgets and associated service delivery lie with the postholder
·First degree or equivalent in civil engineering or related area or 5 years relevant experience at management level.
·A good working knowledge of the range of relevant, principles, practices, and procedures relating to service area, procurement and operational management.
Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.
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