Highways Development Manager

Northumberland County Council

Northumberland County Council

Highways Development Manager
£42,821 - £46,845
The Council

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate.

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The role
Northumberland County Council is currently looking for an exceptional and innovative manager to lead its Highways Development Management team.

The post holder will have a key role to play in terms of leading, managing and directing the delivery of the Highways Development Management Service in a manner which prioritises the delivery of sustainable development in accordance with the emerging Northumberland Local Plan and made Neighbourhood Plans to meet the economic, social and environmental needs of Northumberland.

You will manage a team of professional and technical officers to carry out all statutory functions relating to Highways Development Management in relation to the delivery of developments to meet legislative and regulatory requirements.

You will also manage and co-ordinate the development, monitoring and review of all policies, strategies and procedures relating to Highways Development Management.

We are offering:
• A starting salary of £42,821 - £46,845 (Band 10)
• Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
• A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision
• Flexible working arrangements

Essential requirements:
• You must possess a Degree level or equivalent standard of general education, together with a relevant professional Civil Engineering qualification. C.Eng, I.Eng, MICE, MIHT etc.

For further information about this vacancy, please contact Liz Sinnamon at [email protected] 

CLOSING DATE: 29 April 2021

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  • Location: Northumberland
  • Job Title: Highways Development Manager
  • Salary: £42,821 - £46,845
  • Closed: 29 Apr 2021

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