Highways and Transport CMT

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Strategic Manager Highways and Transport Ref: 50057795

42 Daish Way, Newport

Salary: Grade 16, £65,620.00 to £70,915.00

Vacancy Reference: 50057795

Closing Date: 24/02/2020

Hours:   37 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent

Do you want to make a difference? Are you are looking for an ambitious and rewarding career move to one of the best places to live and work in the country?

We are ambitious and we’ve recently undergone a period of positive transformation in the way we deliver highway and transportation services. Your task will be to consolidate and build upon the success we have already achieved and take us to the next level with our PFI partners and other Island transport providers.

This is an exciting role and an excellent opportunity for you to use your skills and experience to lead and manage the highways and transportation services for the Island.

In this key role the successful candidate would be the council representative for the 25-year Highway PFI Contract. You will also lead the development and delivery of a strategic transport plan and associated transport infrastructure for the Island.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council's Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.           

In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

If you would like to get a taste of what it’s like to live on the Isle of Wight, please take a look at this short video http://youtu.be/KPoGnUvCiv4

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island 

Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying.

For an informal discussion please contact Colin Rowland on 01983 82100 ext 6546.

Full details of how to apply are within the recruitment booklet and will be by CV and covering letter.

In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist. This means that if you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion.           

Closing Date : 24 February 2020