Team Leader - Highways

Ref No. EMP441585
Location South East London, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

Our client is the sector leader in the highways maintenance market. The Highways team in London are looking for a Team Leader to join them on a permanant basis.

Important

Leading technical and complex design

The Job

The Highways Team Leader will be responsible for the development and management of a highways team within the Design Services office in London.
They will ensure that projects developed are technically robust in conjunction with their team and other disciplines within the organisation, the supply chain and the client.
They will lead ensure that the projects that they undertake are technically robust, completed on time/cost and are developed in full collaboration with their team and the wider Kier teams.

The company design roads, bridges and intelligent transport systems (ITS), covering strategic and nationally important roads, as well as local roads serving local communities. Our projects range from major improvements to complete renewals of roads and structures. With specialist teams, we manage complex works from conception through to handover at the end of maintenance periods.

Key Responsibilities:
Leading more technical and complex designs to ensure projects are robust and are buildable.
Ensure their team are provided with clear direction to complete designs and take responsibility for developing and growing their team.
Holding regular team meetings (to include sub-consultants) in order to plan the immediate work, co-ordinate disciplines and identify/escalate any risks on delivery.
Ensure a resource tracking is in place in conjunction with the project manager and that a robust forward pipeline is in place.
Managing and authorising Technical documentation and pro-actively liaising with Highways England Technical specialists.
Managing resource allocations to ensure team members are fully utilised on the highest priority tasks.
Drive teams to Identify appropriate traffic management arrangements in conjunction with specialists to ensure projects are buildable and traffic management is fit for purpose.
Ensuring that the requirements of all relevant Authorities and Statutory bodies are incorporated into designs as appropriate.
Ensuring that all tender and contract documentation is prepared in accordance with MCHW and DMRB.
Ensuring compliance with the Quality and Environmental Management Systems.
Liaising with Delivery and commercial management teams as required to ensure buildability reviews are undertaken and projects navigate through to construction efficiently.

Key Skills and Qualifications:
Pro-active management skills with confidence to grow teams in accordance with a growing workload.
Resource management skills ensuring projects are resourced with the most effective staff
Strong technical skills and experience in a combination of Highways asset management, highways Design and improvement schemes.
Proven project management of highway projects or tasks up to £5M and delivery to programme and budget in a safe environment.
Robust working knowledge of highways Technical documents within the DMRB.
To be able to work with or advise key clients on technical issues in the highway structures sector at a senior level.
Good working knowledge of H&S procedures in the both the inspection of Highway Structures and also the CDM Regulations.
Strong commercial and programme risk management skills to ensure project are maximised.

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