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Head of Highways and Traffic

Job Description

Our Client in the Public Sector based in South London is currently looking for an Interim Head of Highways and Traffic to join their team as soon as possible.

This is a Full time, Hybrid working contract role based in South London, the ideal candidate will have experience in a Head of or Senior Management role, ideally in the public sector and within Highways, Traffic, Transport.

The purpose of the role is to be accountable to the Assistant Director: Transport and Sustainability for providing an effective, comprehensive and integrated traffic and network management service across the borough and to lead on matters related to the movement of people and goods on the highway network. They will provide a co-ordinated approach to the use of the highway, and the network co-ordination role, taking the role of Traffic Manager, and will develop and implement programmes that align with the Council's strategic vision to reduce traffic, improve road safety and air quality, increase active travel (cycling & walking), aid accessibility and enhance road-based public transport.

The Traffic Group has responsibility for:

  • Network management and coordination, streetworks, TMA, NRSWA, licences, etc
  • Traffic Regulation Orders
  • Project management and engineering of the main LIP funded programmes including local safety & 20mph schemes, bus priority, cycling projects, walking, accessibility, etc

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £549 per day Umbrella LTD.

So if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up to date CV to or call James at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967