Assistant Director, Highways and Waste
Norfolk is an inspirational place. Its combination of beautiful countryside, market towns, rural villages, coastal landscapes and the bustling city of Norwich make it a great place to live and work. The role is responsible for a capital programme of circa £100m and an income target of £40m. Coupled with a growing economy, Norfolk provides the opportunity to make big things happen.
We’re looking for an Assistant Director of Highways and Waste to lead and motivate 300+ staff. You’ll provide leadership and strategic direction ensuring value for money and services fit for the future; to meet our strategic priorities and aspirations for Norfolk as a vibrant place to live, work, visit and do business.
As a member of the CES Management team and the County Leadership Group you’ll provide delivery, transformation and improvements of services to fulfil statutory obligations and meet the needs of the community.
Your responsibilities will range from planning and delivering new highway schemes; ensuring our roads are safe and well managed; securing external and Government funding; delivering the Local Transport Plan; and continue our excellent record in recycling and managing over 215,000 tonnes of waste per annum.
An existing leader with a consistent record of achievement, you’ll be highly credible and an expert of operating at a strategic level. With a degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent, including professional chartered membership (probably ICE or CIHT) you’ll evidence continued professional development. You’ll understand current issues and challenges facing local government, have an impressive track record of working effectively with internal and external stakeholders, possess political judgement and strong financial acumen.
To succeed, you’ll need to be a motivational and professional leader who will inspire other to deliver results.
Join us and help make Norfolk an even better place to be.
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Closing date: Monday 29 April 2019 @9am