Head of HS2 and Intregrated Transport Projects

Stafford, Staffordshire
£60,763- £65,320 per annum
08 Oct 2020
09 Nov 2020
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Head of HS2 and Integrated Transport Projects 

Salary:  £60,763- £65,320 per annum

 37.00 Hours per week – Permanent

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated professional as the council’s new Head of HS2 and Integrated Transport Projects, responsible to the Assistant Director of Highways and Built County within the Economy, Instructure and Skills Directorate.

The successful applicant will become integral part of the county council’s Operational Management Team (OMT), ensuring that everyone feels part of a healthy and high performing team.

The key focus of this role is to lead, commission and manage the County Council’s responsibilities and duties associated with the construction of High Speed 2 (HS2) and the delivery of the council’s annual Integrated Transport improvements programme.

With previous experience of working collaboratively with multi-agency stakeholders, you will be results driven with strong leadership skills and proven ability to empower people to deliver results.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact James Bailey at james.bailey@staffordshire.gov.uk

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Closing Date: 09 November 2020

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Our Values

The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities and employees.

Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish and contribute to our ambitious plans. 

Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:

  • Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
  • Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
  • Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.

Benefits for working for us….

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts