Head of Traffic and Transport

Confidential

London

  • Location

    London

  • Job type

    Interim

  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref

    GSi67853

  • Expiry date

    10 September 2020

  • Client

    Confidential

Ref: GSi67853

A London Borough are looking for a Head of Traffic and Transport for a 6 month period starting ASAP. The post holder will lead the busy traffic management and transport planning service; overseeing the effective implementation of their ambitious Streetspace programme, which includes over 20 Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, 30+ school streets and range of pop up cycle lanes.

Some key responsibilities will include

  • To be the Authority’s Statutory Transport Manager.
  • To lead the Division and ensure the delivery of high quality and  integrated transport, traffic management and highways planning advice service which help to improve the economic, social and environmental well being of the borough and support the delivery of the Council’s wider corporate plan targets:
  • To ensure the delivery of high quality and  integrated transport, policy, design services and programmes which help to improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the borough and support the delivery of the Council’s wider corporate plan targets:
  • To develop a transport strategy that is fully integrated with the Council’s other place shaping strategies and provides the vision for improving transport services and infrastructure in the borough.
  • To lead the design, consultation and funding services necessary to achieve the provision of new highways infrastructure that supports sustainable travel and road safety initiatives.
  • To devise and deliver an integrated road safety education and travel demand management service to effect improvements to road safety and a redistribution of modal use towards more healthy and sustainable choices.
  • To support the Borough’s regeneration efforts and improve the provision of public transport by negotiation with Transport for London, transport operators and developers.
  • To oversee the Council’s land survey and CAD service in order to support the section’s infrastructure design functions and to provide an efficient and effective resource for other sections within the Council.
  • To ensure that the Division assists the Council’s selected highway maintenance contractor in achieving a major programme of improvement works, through the prompt processing of any necessary orders and other support.

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and availability details to Anton.Ramdhanie@gatenbysanderson.com

How to Apply

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Contact details
Anton Ramdhanie: 07384 253674