Interim Assistant Director of Transport and Parking



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    30 November 2020

  • Client


Ref: GSi69585

A member of the Directorate leadership team and the leadership community, you will shape and deliver the organisational development plan and contribute to the practical implementation of our transformation programme. As a corporate leader and 21st century public servant, you will lead strategic and operational projects that will explicitly benefit residents.

You will go beyond your professional discipline and work across boundaries, within the organisation and beyond.

You will line manage directly two Heads of Service (one in transport and one in parking) with a Principal Officer for engagement

You will advise the Chief Executive, Leader of the Council, Cabinet members, the Corporate Leadership Team and Council on:  Traffic, Transport, Parking, Sustainable Transport and Aviation Policy and Strategy

Lead the effective delivery of transport planning, road safety, traffic & parking management, parking enforcement, concessionary fares, and highways development management.

Lead the continuous development and implementation of the council’s statutory transport strategy (Local Implementation Plan) and work collaboratively with other departments to ensure that is fully integrated with the Council’s other place shaping strategies, particularly in respect to the delivery of housing and economic growth.

Lead the delivery of all aspects of parking enforcement, including the front-line parking enforcement contract, challenges and appeals and maintenance of parking assets.  To lead the delivery of concessionary fares team, including assessments of eligibility for discounted travel and blue badges. 

Lead the design, consultation and funding activities necessary to achieve the provision of new highways infrastructure that supports sustainable travel and road safety initiatives.

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.

Contact details
Neel Patel: 07917 585 518