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Highway Maintenance Team Leader
This managerial role is responsible to plan, programme and deliver highway maintenance service operations for the local area
To co-ordinate and integrate resources to deliver a programme of works, utilising internal staff, shareholder resources, external consultants and supply chain partners as required.
To maintain a collaborative approach to working with Officers, Members, stakeholders and suppliers.
To be accountable for the delivery of services across the County, including delivery to programme, to standards and to budget.
To engage with key stakeholders in the development, design and implementation of resilient programme of works.
To establish and maintain effective relationships with key stakeholders, internal staff, shareholder resources, suppliers and supply chain partners. Work with them to maintain standards and to establish new and improved ways of working ensuring that value for money is delivered.
To liaise with other senior managers and service Team Leaders to coordinate countywide activities and provide support and resilience to other teams.
To work with Local Area Technicians (LATs) and Area Managers to ensure works take account of their local knowledge and they remain fully informed with regard to the progress of schemes.
To identify opportunities to establish savings and ensure targets for improvement are deliver on time.
Ensure teams are appropriately skilled and equipped to carry out activities instructed.
Ensure resilience within the teams at times of peak demand to ensure the delivery of statutory requirements.
Knowledge, skills and experience:
This role will require a detailed understanding and experience of delivery in a highways operational capacity.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to adapt communication techniques to suit audience.
Excellent leadership skills to inspire motivate and develop others to high levels of performance.
Excellent planning and organisational skills, to manage a range of complex activities and to achieve given targets and objectives.
Excellent time management skills to manage a complex workload, prioritise and set deadlines and cope with changing demands.
Initiative, strategic and political awareness demonstrated in problem solving and decision making.
Excellent customer service skills, with experience of resolving escalated/complex customer queries.
Knowledge and understanding of the systems, policies, procedures, professional guidelines, legislation, best practice and emerging developments within the scope of the service area.
Budget and contract management experience.
Good ICT skills including use of standard Microsoft applications and specialist systems.
Demonstrates and inspires in other, a strong commitment to the Values and Strategy of RJ and the Client.
Able to adapt style to suit the situation which motivates others to gain commitment to achieve organisational and personal goal.
Developing People -
Identifying areas for development and utilises the strengths of their team members, providing them with regular constructive feedback.
Encourages individuals or teams to work together to achieve results for the overall good of the organisation rather than for the individual or team.
Working in Partnership -
Promotes an environment of collaboration, respect, open communication and confidence. Listens and is open to the view of others.
Improvement Focus -
You make sensible and practical recommendations for improvements to systems and procedures. You review on a regular basis the contribution you and/or your team make to the results of the organisation, seeking ways to improve efficiency and reduce wastage.
Customer Service -
Putting the customer at the heart of our thinking and actions in all that we do. Accountable for their action.
Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.
Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.
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