Head of Highways and Transport

London Borough of Lewisham


  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Salary/Remuneration

    up to £72,705

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    20 September 2019

  • Client

    London Borough of Lewisham

Ref: GSe55429

Lewisham is an exciting and vibrant inner London borough with award winning parks and open spaces, great transport links and a thriving cultural scene. We are the second fastest growing borough in London and have ambitious plans to deliver our largest social housing and town centre renewal programme in a generation.

As our lead expert on highways and transport, you will set the direction and lead on all transport related matters. Lewisham is working closely with the GLA, TfL and our rail partners to develop a transport network that is fit for the future. As well as ensuring appropriate policies are in place, you will be instrumental in significant projects such as moving the South Circular in Catford, the proposed Bakerloo line extension and London’s Healthy Streets agenda.

With a track record of managing highways and transport in London, you will have strengths in transport planning, excellent leadership and stakeholder skills and an understanding of the issues surrounding climate change.

For further information please contact our advisors at GatenbySanderson: Rachel Cox 0113 205 6068 on or Greg Hayes on 0207 426 3962.

Closing date: Friday 20th September 2019

Closing dateFriday 20th September 2019
Long listing26th or 27th September 2019
Officer InterviewsFriday 18th October 2019
Final panelWednesday 23rd October 2019
How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.