Reference: RA0005949
Description: Head of Transport Strategy & Road Safety

We have a unique opportunity for you to shape, influence and create a better future for Warwickshire – as the Head of Transport Strategy & Road Safety at Warwickshire County Council you can take a lead role in developing a safe and effective transport infrastructure and traffic network for our residents, businesses, and visitors to the county. This is a great time to join us, with a new Local Transport Plan just adopted and a new Local Transport Fund worth over £200m to be delivered.

Warwickshire is an attractive and prosperous county, with a dynamic economy and a growing population. As an inclusive, innovative, and financially sound County Council, you will join a strong leadership team, focused on delivering the best outcomes for our residents and businesses. Warwickshire has just secured a County Devolution Deal, further strengthening our ability to deliver, and demonstrating a strong relationship with government.

As Head of Transport Strategy & Road Safety, you will be responsible for developing our strategic plans for future transport infrastructure, active travel, public transport, electric vehicles and more; developing business cases, securing funding and commissioning delivery of a range of schemes and projects. Leading our road safety engineering and education teams, you will work closely with Warwickshire Police through our Road Safety Partnership to reduce fatal and serious casualties, using the safe system approach, and working towards vision zero.

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

Additional information for Working for Warwickshire and this role can be found here.

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feelsvalued, included, safe, supported,andwelcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure. Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund’

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.

Additional Information

To discuss the role please contact David Ayton-Hill, Director of Economy & Place via davidayton-hill@warwickshire.gov.uk

Closing date:midnight, Thursday 16th May 2024Interview date:Friday 7th June 2024

Our method of application is via our online application form. As part of the application form you will be required to upload your current CV and a supporting information document of how you meet the essential criteria.

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. Seemore

Region: Warwick
Location: Warwick
Salary: *GBP*76,594 – *GBP*84,443 per annum
Package: 37 hours per week, permanent contract
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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