Senior Highway Engineer-Safer Roads and Mobility

Isle of Man Government

Senior Highway Engineer-Safer Roads and Mobility
Department of Infrastructure

What will you do?
You will have a unique opportunity to shape road safety and active travel on the Isle of Man at a time of considerable change in mobility choices.
It’s a great opportunity to champion and make a real difference to highway user’s safety and mobility whilst supporting social and economic wellbeing.
In this important role in Highway Services, you will develop and lead on policy and projects to deliver an integrated and socially inclusive Island Road Transport Plan and delivery of the Road Safety Strategy.
Our team sits in the Highways Services Division within the Department of Infrastructure, this means you will benefit from exposure to the broader legislation and delivery of the Island’s Transport System.

What does that involve?
As Senior Highway Engineer you will:
•    Deliver specialist, highway engineering, traffic management and road safety policy advice to various stakeholders.
•    Manage a program of projects to ensure the Island’s roads are safe, integrated and socially inclusive.
•    Identify and assess necessary traffic management and road safety interventions and prioritise them with regard to the Active Travel Strategy and Road Safety Strategy.
•    Keep up to date of changes to and maintain an awareness of national and international agendas with regard to highway engineering, road safety and mobility ensuring that our strategies, plans and other policy development activities comply and reflect best practice in the industry.
•    Engage with stakeholders in developing traffic management and road safety schemes.
•    Prepare briefs for commissioning consultants, and monitor their work to ensure compliance with the agreed brief and financial constraints.

•    Evaluate the outcomes of policy and schemes to validate effectiveness.
•    Communicate with Departmental Members, other Members, Local Authorities, the public and other stakeholders.
•    Manage temporary project teams of mixed consultancy and internal resources.
•    Represent Highway Services and the Department of Infrastructure in a range of settings, forums, committees, working groups and events. You will need to be a committed ambassador of the Department and the work that it seeks to achieve by fostering an effective working relationship with other Departments and agencies of Isle of Man Government.

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Closing date: 10 July 2022

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  • Location: Isle of Man
  • Job Title: Senior Highway Engineer-Safer Roads and Mobility
  • Salary: £48,842 - £56,875
  • Closes: 10 Jul 2022
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