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Highways Officer

  • Job reference: JAMC440
  • Location: Islington, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management
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Job description: My client, a local authority based in North London is looking for a Transport/Highways Officer to join their team. This is a full time, ongoing agency contract and the successful candidate will have experience in a transport planning/engineering background, have a relevant professional qualification and experience dealing with highway projects, pedestrian and cycle routes.

The main purpose of the role is to undertake works on highway projects to improve conditions for cyclists and pedestrians.

Other responsibilities of the post will include;

Facilitate a transformation to the client's transport environment
Create a high quality built environment, respond to the changing demands in the way people travel
Improve conditions for pedestrians and cyclists, by improving neighbourhoods, streets and public spaces.

The successful candidate will be expected to have:

A broad understanding of transport planning policies, principles and issues;
Experience in the delivery of transport projects;
Experience of working within a recognised project management framework;
An ability to work collaboratively to redesign streets and major junctions;
An understanding of the principles of traffic modelling and traffic modelling data;
An ability to draft funding bids and lobby for investment;
An ability to provide expert advice to members, management and less experienced colleagues
A qualification in transport planning, highway engineering, urban design, town planning, regeneration, project management or a related discipline to degree level or equivalent with a proven track record of successful post-qualification practice.

The client is looking to fill two positions and as such are offering £21 - £24 per hour Umbrella Ltd for the role, so if this position sounds of interest please email your up to date CV to or call Jamal at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967.