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Road Safety Engineering Manager

Worcestershire County Council
£47495 - £51070
Closing date
6 Aug 2024

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Job Title: Road Safety Engineering Manager
Salary: £47,495 - £51,070 per annum 
35 Hours per Week
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire 

Team: Road Safety Engineering

You will lead the delivery of Worcestershire County Council’s statutory duties in road safety engineering.

You will embed a strategic and evidence based approached to delivery, ensuring road safety is at the heart of our highway improvement programmes.

You will lead an experienced and professional team and will work closely with colleagues, councillors, and key stakeholders to shape the road safety and wider corporate objectives.

You will work in the Economy and Infrastructure Directorate within the Traffic Management service and will be responsible for ensuring delivery against the key statutory function of Road Safety through accident studies and the delivery of highway improvements.

This is a great time to join Worcestershire County Council as we have an ambitious, high-profile pipeline of projects. As a service we take pride in our work by valuing others, focusing on what's important so that we make a real and positive difference.

You will have a relevant degree level education or relevant work experience with an excellen understanding of the different strands of road safety and/or highway engineering project management, and how this influences the wider social, environmental and economic impacts.

Ideally you will have experience in road safety auditing for highway improvement schemes.

You will be a proficient leader who is able to demonstrate experience of managing, motivating and developing staff, ensuring resources are well planned and work delivered with targets achieved.

You will have well developed project management and delivery skills, including skills for coordination, liaison and the ability to plan, manage, lead and monitor projects and teams.

You will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate messages (which may be complicated or sensitive) clearly, concisely and at a level appropriate to the audience, who may not be specialists in road safety.

You will also have the ability to demonstrate higher level thinking skills, in order to think through issues, make connections and establish solutions which draw on this bigger picture view of highway improvement. If you have the ability to build credible working relationships, build rapport and negotiate, be able to handle issues and

influence others. If you have a good working knowledge of (and have kept up to date with) relevant processes, legislation, law, best practice and DfT guidelines. 

If you are able to develop positive partnership ways of working, with a range of stakeholders and a commitment to providing customer service of the highest standard then we would like to hear from you

For further information please contact: Sarah Gilmour


You’ll find an overview of the benefits Worcestershire County Council have to offer on our webpage Why work for us? | Worcestershire County Council, so do take a look!  Some of these offers include: 

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.

Application Closing Date: 6th August 2024
Anticipated Interview Date: 14th August 2024

Attached documents
A guide to some of the benefits available when you join us!
Job Description and Person Specification.pdf


The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

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Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

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

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