Birmingham City Council

Traffic Manager

17 Jun 2022
14 Jul 2022
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Traffic Manager – City Operations – Birmingham City Council

Grade 6 - £45,648 - £57,056


36.5 hours per week


The Role

Birmingham is in an unprecedented period of transformational change.  As a consequence of the City’s economic growth, regeneration and transformation there has been a significant increase in street works activity on our highway network. It is anticipated that there will be further major utility works, new developments, and transportation projects over the coming years in order to accommodate future growth.

The successful candidate will become an integral part of the New Roads & Street Works Permit Team.   They will assist the Highways Network Manager in the delivery of a coordinated, planned and effective response to the Network Management Duty across the whole organisation as contained within the requirements of the Traffic Management Act 2004; and assist the Strategic Traffic Management function to proactively balance this responsibility with the delivery of major transportation and regeneration projects for the Council, GBSLEP, WMCA and private developers.

The postholder will report to the Highways Network Manager. They will be closely linked to the Strategic Director of City Operations and play a vital role in providing trusted guidance and advice to the Assistant Director, Highways and Infrastructure; and Cabinet Members.

The Candidate

We are looking for innovative and passionate individuals, excited by the opportunity to work in one of the most exciting, dynamic and complex environments, anywhere in the UK.

We require someone with a strong understanding of how to manage complex stakeholders and is confident enough to work in a senior role in a high-profile organisation.

You will be vital in pushing forward improvement and change so therefore need to be authoritative and confident.  A highly skilled professional, who wants to utilise all their skills and expertise, bringing innovation and guidance. You are a strategic, agile thinker with the vision and creativity to enable us to operate effectively and ethically.

Birmingham is an exceptional city and the City Council is absolutely committed to having a workforce that reflects the diverse local community it serves.

Closing date: 14th July 2022

For informal enquires please contact: Luke Keen via

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We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed. Non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may need to apply for a visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) and may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council for a skilled worker visa (if the job is eligible).

Please upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments on to your application. This is required, you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification; please note that we do not accept CVs.

Job Description and Person Specification

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