Head of Parking Operations

London Borough of Richmond and Wandsworth

London Borough of Richmond and Wandsworth

Head of Parking Operations
Salary: Up to £62,247 depending on knowledge, skills and experience
Location: Greater London
Job Reference: randw/TP/14896/2248
Closing Date - 29/11/2020

Are you looking for working arrangements that enhance your work-life balance?

Are you an experienced manager with a passion for Parking Operations?

Do you want to bring your knowledge and experience to our team as we take the service forward together?

If you answered yes, we want to hear from you!

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Service to join our high-performing Parking Operations Team and be responsible for budgets, contractors, and the enforcement of on/off-street parking regulations.

Who we are:
Parking Enforcement is an essential part of managing traffic on the Richmond and Wandsworth highway networks, helping to ensure a safe, reliable transport system for the residents and visitors of the boroughs. To help us deliver this, you will lead a professional team responsible for parking contracts and enforcement.

Job Purpose:
To oversee a service responsible for the management of parking operations for the boroughs, ensuring all aspects of the service are delivered with a customer-focused approach and administered within the statutory and local processes.

You will:

Work closely with our Parking Compliance and Highways Service; providing efficient and effective management contributing to the strategic plans.
Provide expert guidance and recommendations to senior management on parking matters.
Promote a good working environment with the primary aim of delivering high-quality services.

About you:

Proven experience of operating at a senior level and successfully overseeing the management of parking enforcement contracts.
Knowledge and understanding of available and emerging system/process enhancements and digital/alternative delivery methods.
Ability to review operational processes with a view to improving efficiency and minimising costs.
Have a look at the Job Profile at the end of this advert for full details on this exciting and varied role.

How to apply:
Please register, submit your CV and a supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of this role. If you are having difficulty in applying online, please contact the Recruitment Team at [email protected] to see if we can offer alternative arrangements for you to apply.

Why choose us:
In return, we can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance. These include home working, and a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays.

In addition, we offer a range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at many leisure activities, restaurants, shops, and other establishments. A wide range of developmental opportunities is also offered.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date: Sunday 29th November 2020
Shortlisting Date: Monday 30th November 2020
Interview Dates: Monday 7th and Wednesday 9th December 2020

Useful Information:
Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change. The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment


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  • Job Title: Head of Parking Operations
  • Salary: Up to £62,247 depending on knowledge, skills and experience
  • Closed: 29 Nov 2020

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