Highways Development Control – Joint Programme Manager

Worcester, Worcestershire
£33,813 - £36,788
23 Nov 2021
02 Jan 2022
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Job Title: Highways Development Control – Joint Programme Manager
Salary: £33,813 - £36,788
Full-Time: 35 Hours
Location: Worcester

The Role:

Are you a well organised & driven person, keen on resolving often complex issues, based around Highways Development Control programming, coordination and management?

Worcestershire County Council in partnership with Wychavon and Malvern Hills District Council are excited to advertise a new Joint Programme Manager role for our Highways Development Control activity across the Malvern Hills & Wychavon Districts in Worcestershire.

At its heart the role is to provide for the effective project management of the overall programme of Highways Development Control section 278/38 activity in the defined Districts. In particular focusing on ensuring that the process for relevant schemes are progressing within the timescales agreed & key required elements within schemes are being met.

Alongside this a key feature of the successful candidate will be effective liaison & relationship management with the County Council’s Development Control team, consultants, developers, and planning officers, to maintain good progress of the overall programme of schemes at its key stages.

Your skills, knowledge & experience will include effective programme management, excellent relationship management, problem solving, stakeholder & local member awareness. Prior knowledge of Development Control Section 278 & 38 activities & the local planning environment would be an advantage, but is not essential.

To discuss these roles further or if you experience any problems applying please contact Adrian Tuck. Telephone: 01905 843850, Email: atuck@worcestershire.gov.uk


In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :

• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• 35-hour working week, with flexible working, including remote working opportunities
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts


Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.

Disability Confident:

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Application Closing Date: Sunday 2nd January 2022, 
Anticipated Interview Date: W/C 24th January 2022

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