Head of Road Assets and Local Management Services within Lincolnshire County Council

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AT Lincolnshire Roads we are committed to providing exceptional service to Lincolnshire residents and road users. We make every effort to work collaboratively with our service providers, while creating an inclusive environment where everyone matters and people thrive. If you are a dynamic and motivating professional with extensive experience in providing value-for-money and customer-focused road service, we would love to hear from you.

About the role

This opportunity is essential to the delivery of Local highways and asset management services across Lincolnshire in accordance with the Highways Act 1980 and County Council policies and procedures.

This is a challenging role, where you will have the opportunity to develop yourself and others, developing and maintaining strong and positive relationships with colleagues, elected advisers and partners in all areas of service. You will contribute to a conscientious culture of proactive and forward-looking service delivery, engaging our clients and modeling accountability.

About the team

You will be a full member of the Road management team and as such will be valued, supported and provide support to other members of the leadership team as we collectively provide an inspiring yet rewarding service.

We are an inclusive team where no one is left isolated, we listen, we share and we solve problems together.

About you

We are looking for a dynamic new member of our Road management team. You will ideally be a senior executive with significant experience in a similar environment, able to develop effective working relationships to improve collaborative work both internally and with partners.

Passionate and determined to ensure the necessary changes are made as well as the continuous improvement and development of Operational Excellence through strategic direction and decision making.

You will need to demonstrate;

  • exceptional communication and negotiation skills
  • a natural ability to engage at all levels
  • professionalism, emotional intelligence and integrity
  • effective motivational leadership and vision setting for staff at all levels
  • a positive attitude towards change in order to develop and maintain services in a constantly changing environment
  • significant ability and experience to perform the duties of this role.

About the opportunity

With a competitive salary that we offer;

  • A contributory pension
  • Comprehensive benefit package including great discount programs and cycle to work
  • Member of the Civil Service Sports Council
  • Flexible labor policies
  • Career development opportunities
  • Annual leave entitlement of up to 28 days plus the possibility of purchasing more

PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your cover letter / personal statement clearly states why you applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the position as set out in the Job description (attached on the LCC job site) and what you think you can bring to this role, to the team and to the County Council as a whole.

Job Description.pdf

To find out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Karen Cassar, Deputy Director of Highways by email [email protected]

Applications close on 01/31/2022 and interviews will take place on or after W / C-21/02/2022.

Remote work

Right now, during the coronavirus restrictions, all of our employees are working from home if they are able to do so to support the health and safety of all of our colleagues. We are embracing new ways of working and we anticipate that remote working will continue to be a key feature of this role. You will be given a designated contractual working base and once the current restrictions are lifted you will need to travel to that working base if necessary.

Our technological platform and our equipment are very powerful, allowing you to connect and collaborate remotely. We require that you have good connectivity in place and we will discuss during the recruiting process if support is required.

Please note that this position may be subject to a criminal record check.

All applicants are encouraged to read the attached employment information pack prior to applying.

Occasionally, we receive many more applications than expected for certain vacancies and in such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the position quickly to avoid disappointment if the closing date was advanced.

We operate a talent pool program whereby applicants who have failed on this occasion can be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to protecting and promoting the well-being of vulnerable children, youth and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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