Head of Highway Services

Job Summary
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 31/01/2022 23:59
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Executive / Managerial
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Your normal place of work will be Meadowfield Depot, Durham but you may be required to work at any Council workplace within County Durham.
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Closing date:
31 Jan
Further Information

County Durham is a vibrant place supported by an ambitious County Council. Our aspirations and commitment for our communities and our place mean that we push hard for success.

We are the largest council in the region and one of the largest local authorities nationally. With scale and connectivity, we are a centre for business, innovation and culture.
We have brilliant people, we are an amazing place and we are on a journey to really put County Durham on the map.

Transport, infrastructure and connectivity are key priorities to support a thriving economy and ensure that our towns and villages are vibrant and well used. We are a skilled and dynamic area, committed to supporting progress across the county, the North East and beyond. You can view our North East Transport Plan using the following link https://www.transportnortheast.gov.uk//transportplan/

We now have a fantastic opportunity to appoint an innovative and forward-thinking leader to join our senior team and drive our exciting agenda forward.

Reporting to our Corporate Director of Neighbourhoods and Climate Change you will lead Highways Services across the vast geography of Durham county, developing and implementing the council’s strategic and operational highways functions. Your remit will include a significant in-house delivery team, the provision of an engineering consultancy for highway design and improvements and a number of other exciting civil engineering schemes

If you relish challenge and have the energy, enthusiasm and skills to deliver the best possible outcomes for our residents and communities, then we would like to hear from you.

For a confidential discussion about these exciting roles, please contact our consultants at Penna: Nick Raper on 07715 690 463 or Kelly Ridley on 07709 512 415.

To apply and for further information, please follow the link below:

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This job is closed for applications.