Structures Design Manager
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Closed for applications on 26/11/2023 23:59
£44, 428 to £48, 474 p.a. Grade 13
Traffic / Highways / Road Safety
Your normal place of work will be Meadowfield but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham-PLUS HYBRID WORKING
We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated Structures Design Manager to join our specialist team within Highway Services, managing all aspects of structural designs.
Highway Services are responsible for the maintenance of the Highway Infrastructure across County Durham, including approximately 3,800km of carriageway, 500 road bridges and 80,000 streetlights.
This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a variety of civil engineering projects across County Durham.
WHAT IS INVOLVED?
Through effective management of the Structures Design Programme, you will ensure the timely delivery of quality and cost-effective structural designs to internal and external clients.
You will work collaboratively with other key members of the team, partners, and stakeholders, ensuring designs are compliant with current standards and delivered within appropriate timescales and budgets.
You will promote, develop, and maintain various performance standards to ensure quality and value for money services are delivered. You will manage the production of detailed technical reports and manage the preparation and co-ordination of contract documents for a variety of projects.
We encourage you to contact Cath Hutchinson (Commercial Group Manager) via email at email@example.com to arrange an informal discussion about the position.
WHAT WILL I NEED?
Educated to Degree level standard or equivalent in a relevant civil engineering discipline or able to demonstrate all of the essential criteria below
Membership of a relevant professional Institute
You will also need experience in the design and maintenance of bridges and highways structures and of working at a senior level within a bridges and highways environment.
Experience of using computerised design / CAD software and dnowledge of current design standards is also essential.
If successful, you will be required to undertake and pass an in-house driving assessment as part of our pre-employment checks before any offer of appointment can be confirmed.
Please refer to the Person Specification for the full criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Applications must be submitted on-line via the Northeast Jobs portal.
Please use the Person Specification section of your application form to demonstrate that you have the essential and where possible, desirable experience, skills, and knowledge.
Candidates who do not evidence that they meet the essential qualifications and experience listed on the Person Specification will not be short-listed.
Interviews are scheduled to be held on Wednesday 10th January 2024.
We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants that can show they meet all the essential criteria and have indicated they have a disability, are a looked after young person, care leaver or a veteran.
If you have any support needs or require assistance when applying for this role, please contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team via email PESNCC@durham.gov.uk or telephone 03000 264469 / 264798 / 264764
BENEFITS AND REWARDS
We can offer you a range of employee benefits including competitive salaries, a generous leave entitlement of 27 days, increasing to 32 days following completion of 5 years continuous service, a government pension scheme and various flexible and hybrid working options (benefits are subject to individual Terms and Conditions).
Find out more https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/26895/Rewards-and-benefits
Durham County Council currently operates a hybrid working policy where a model of 2 days in the workplace and 3 days at home/remote will apply. This model is pro-rated for part time roles and arrangements are at managers discretion, alternatively you can work all of your contracted hours within the workplace if you prefer.
EQUALITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION
We are a proud equal opportunities employer and recognise the value of difference, having a diverse talented workforce brings new ideas and new perspectives, which will facilitate growth and improvements to services.
As a Disability Confident Leader, we encourage applications from disabled people and can provide support throughout the recruitment process, for more information please refer to the Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion page on our website.
Anyone currently listed on the Redeployment Register who is interested in being considered for this vacancy should contact the Human Resources and Employee Services Team.Please note in this case the interview date must be prior to your end date.
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