Client Team Leader

Location
Warwickshire County Wide
Salary
£40,876 - £42,821 per annum
Posted
06 Oct 2021
Closes
01 Nov 2021
Job Ref
RA0002777
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
  • Do you want to make a difference? 
  • Are you looking for a challenge that widens your experience, adds something unique to your CV and helps to make Warwickshire the best it can be? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Client Team Leader to lead the highway maintenance service covering the North Warwickshire area of the county, based at the Coleshill Depot. Warwickshire is really proud of its Highways team and their passion, commitment and all the hard work that goes into getting the highest possible rating for our highways service. With continuing investment into Warwickshire’s highway network, we aim to ensure that our roads and footpaths are fit for future generations and continue to score highly in national surveys. 

County Highway’s Client Team is charged with the routine maintenance of the highway network in Warwickshire as well as dealing with all enquiries from the public and other stakeholders, licencing and legal enforcement of the Highways Act 1980, winter maintenance activities, Councillor delegated budget schemes and contributing to forward programmes of larger structural maintenance works. 

Dealing with all aspects of highway maintenance you will apply sound highway engineering knowledge and judgement to manage a multi-disciplinary team with direct responsibility for up to 6 staff. You will have the ability to directly affect the quality of highways across your area and ensure all statutory and legal obligations are discharged. You will also have the ability to respond effectively to a wide variety of stakeholder and public service enquiries. You will have a clear working knowledge of the Highways Act 1980 and will be expected to participate on the Winter Maintenance Decision Manager rota. 

Your role involves managing an agile team and you will enable decision making which will positively influence performance and value for money within the service whilst maintaining a strong customer focus. Responsible for the effective maintenance and safety of an area of approximately 130 square miles, you will be flexible and motivated and be able to communicate well at all levels. 

For further information please see Job Description and Person Specification

 Additional Information

For further information regarding the role please contact Mr Jeff Morris on 01926 738913 or jeffmorris@warwickshire.gov.uk  

Closing date: 1st November 2021
Interview date: w/c 15th November 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
 
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not been submitted unless asked to do so. 


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As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.