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Highways Area Manager

Apply2019-07-01 16:07:361970-01-01Eden Brown Built Environment

Highways Area Manager

Date posted: July 1, 2019
Glasgow, Scotland
Job description

This is a long term contract position

Area Manager within a government organisation's Network Maintenance Team based in Glasgow. You will be responsible for overseeing Operating Company performance in managing the safe operation and maintenance of the trunk road network, dealing with political and community matters on behalf of Scottish Ministers.
Role - Area Manager working within the Network Maintenance team in the Roads Directorate

Chartered engineer or equivalent
Demonstrable extensive knowledge of technical issues associated with the maintenance, management and construction works relating to a roads network.
Programme management and contract compliance of the annual routine and cyclic maintenance programme, relevant to trunk road network area assigned.

Undertake technical review and challenge of maintenance scheme proposals.
Oversee development and delivery of maintenance programmes to ensure network priorities are met.
Check bid schedule of rate against method of measurement to ensure contract compliance.
Liaise with the Operating Company design teams and attend progress / programme / design meetings.

Review impacts of roadworks on road users and review communication strategies to ensure effective communication with road users and stakeholders.

Undertake regular route tours to oversee network condition and ensure suitability of maintenance programmes.
Respond to correspondence, councillor / community council / stakeholder enquiries, letters / emails / calls.
Act as point of contact with stakeholders on behalf of the organisation
Attend local community and stakeholder meetings.

Review road orders (TTROs etc).
Represent the organisation with respect to 3rd party developer requests on the trunk road network.

Oversee Operating Company performance and work to identify and implement effective improvement measures where appropriate.

Eden Brown is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. Eden Brown Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 260588_1561993656