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Project Manager - School Streets Programme

Ref no. BHN569921
Location London, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract Rolling
Job status Open

Job summary

Our a client, a local London authority, has an opening in their Highways and Transportation team for a Project Manager to oversee their School Streets Programme

Key skills required for this role

Transport planning and School Streets


Project Manager - School Streets Programme

Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the School Streets Programme in collaboration with schools, local communities, and relevant stakeholders.
  • Identify suitable schools for inclusion in the programme based on criteria such as air quality, road safety, and community need.
  • Lead on the design and delivery of traffic management measures, such as road closures and pedestrian improvements, around selected schools.
  • Liaise with internal teams and external partners to ensure the successful implementation of the programme, including traffic engineers, communications teams, and local residents.
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of the programme, collecting data on traffic flow, air quality, and community feedback.
  • Manage project budgets, ensuring that expenditure is in line with agreed plans and objectives.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience managing projects, ideally within the transport or urban planning sector.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with a range of partners and communities.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to manage competing priorities and deliver projects on time and within budget.
  • A proactive and creative approach to problem-solving, with the ability to think innovatively about traffic management and road safety solutions.
  • A commitment to improving air quality and road safety in local communities.

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