Highways Team Leader

Highways Team Leader

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Building, Construction & Infrastructure

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah Carson

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8946

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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Highways Team Leader

Job Purpose:
To lead the team and be responsible for the delivery of technical outputs of projects or service areas to the meet the client's brief.

Key Responsibilities:
· Manage the team to ensure that delivery is achieved in accordance with client requirements.
·Undertake services within a highway engineering environment which may include (but are not limited to); scheme investigation, site inspections, data collection and analysis, feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design, preparation of tender documents and works/construction inspection and supervision.
·Lead the delivery of technical outputs within the team.
·Ensure personal and team utilisation targets are met.
·Develop and maintain strong client working relationships.
·Take responsibility for technical excellence and innovation across the project team.
·Act as Lead Designer on work undertaken by the team.
·Work jointly with Project Managers to manage the resources within the team to optimise the resource and demand balance.
·Develop the talent within the team by coaching and mentoring less experienced staff and supporting their technical career development aspirations.
·Provide technical input to the brief responses and proposals for new work, including fee estimates.
·Champion Value Management / Engineering to support Project Managers in ensuring that schemes are delivered with innovation.
·Communicate, deliver and implement improvements to SHEQ within all aspects of projects.
·Be accountable for checking, certifying and authorising design deliverables (including drawings, specifications, professional skill and care certificates, reports and contract documents) for issue.
·Ensuring that delivery is achieved in accordance with the companies management systems including Health and Safety, project and risk management.
·Implement performance management processes ensuring team are clear on expectations and standards of performance required.
·Actively promote Health and Safety in the workplace, setting a good example to other employees and ensuring awareness of and compliance with general Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Health and Safety Management System.
·Perform other duties as may from time to time be reasonably required.

Key Skills and Qualifications:
·To be a chartered / incorporated member (or equivalent) of a relevant professional institution (MICE/MIStructE).
·A degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
·Demonstrable broad in-depth experience in design of highway maintenance or improvement schemes to UK standards.
·Previous experience and a qualification in Road Safety Auditing would be beneficial
·Experience of Value Managing schemes using Highways England's processes and procedures.
·Leading and managing technical and project teams within a business environment.
·Knowledge and experience of the main management systems & processes used within the clients or a similar business.
·Experience in using relevant software.
·Able to take full technical responsibility for team outputs.
·Must be computer literate.
·Ability to work without supervision essential, you will have the drive and determination to meet targets.
·Fluent written and spoken English

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