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Team Leader s278 Team

Ref no. BHN565823
Location Warwickshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12-18 Months +
Job status Open

Job summary

  • Our client is looking for a Team Leader for the Section 278 Team to join a busy team on a long term contract basis starting soon.

Key skills required for this role

Team Leader, Section 278/38, Highway Improvement


To direct and manage a small team of 4-5 Project Engineers to: undertake programmes of highway improvement works

Job description

Role Purpose
To direct and manage a small team of 4-5 Project Engineers to:
 undertake programmes of highway improvement works and other projects which may involve co-ordination with other design disciplines (e.g. traffic signals and structural designers) and
 provide project management of schemes designed and supervised in other teams or through packages let to a consultant in the professional services framework.
You will report as appropriate to the Principal Engineer and Group Manager.

Role Responsibilities
To manage Project Engineers to ensure that projects are delivered using the correct internal processes and design standards,
To be responsible for the technical, contractual and commercial matters for all aspects of the projects.
To act or supervise others in the role of project manager.
To carry out appraisals of your team.
To ensure that project engineers manage the financial aspects of their schemes
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To liaise with Councillors, the Public and other Groups within WCC on all aspects concerning the delivery of the scheme
To have responsibility to calculate fee proposals for S278 work and other external Clients. To discuss these proposals with Developers, monitor the costs and ensure that the S278 process runs smoothly.
To monitor progress and costs of projects and advise the Principal Engineer on the effective use of resources in the highways team
Organise/ attend liaison meetings with Transport Planning Unit, Legal and Finance.
To be responsible for the effective handling of complaints
To advise on improvements to the Quality Management System.

How to Apply or for more Information:

3 simple ways to apply or get in touch:

  • Apply directly online via the Matchtech website
  • Call Callum Laycock directly on 07901964657
  • Email your CV to


Matchtech are the largest and leading Highways and Transportation Recruitment Company in the UK.

Future Roles:

If you have the correct experience for this type of position but this specific role is not quite right for you, as the level, location or rates etc. is it not quite what you are looking for a present, please still feel free to get in touch with me as I continually recruit similar roles to the one above at all levels across the UK.

Alternatively if are not suitable for this role but still work within the Highways and Transportation industry and believe you will be looking for a new role in the future please give me a call for a confidential chat regarding your employment status.

To apply for these roles, candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

Matchtech is a STEM Recruitment Specialist, with over 35 years’ experience

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