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Interim Head of Parking Services

Ref no. BHN561028
Location South London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Interim Head of Parking to oversee the business as usual function - front line and back office systems as well as lead on the overall Transformation of the Parking Function

Key skills required for this role

Head of Parking,


Substantial experience at Head of Service level reporting direct to a Director or Assistant Director

Job description

Ideally the candidate will have managed at least one London borough as Head of Service (if not more) or a substantial out of London authority.

Will be expected to have substantial experience in all three majors workstreams

  • Parking
  • Moving Traffic
  • Bus Lanes

And will understand the legislation and operational application back to front.

As a reorganisation is impending, experience in a full-service reorganisation would be beneficial including:

  • Making staff Redundancy (delivering the message personally)
  • Assimilation
  • Ring Fencing
  • Dealing with Trade Unions

The finance are tough and the account comes under intense scrutiny - they will need substantially higher than average financial acumen and understand P&L accounting, Capital v Revenue , ROI and NPV calculations back to front.

There is no formal qualification academic but education to MBA level or similar would be helpful to demonstrate the critical thinking ability that is required

The role has overseen the implementation of key projects including:

  • parking price increases
  • permit increases
  • rollout of CPZ programme
  • rollout of additional locations for Moving Traffic Contraventions
  • maximise the use of the new back office system, working with Imperial and the rollout of the PermitSmarti system.
  • Market testing CEO service

Looks in to conditions Setting phases Quick wins, all borough CPZ review. This is an imperative role in providing expertise in Parking and Transformation to meet Corporate targets to assist AD Transport over a further 6 months to enable a transitional period assisting with future permanent vacancy in reorganising and Parking Procurement of services.

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