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9 months ago
Location: East Sussex
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Highways & Transport
Category: Operations Jobs
East SussexUnited KingdomEurope

Support our East Sussex Highways Joint Venture and have a hand in transforming tomorrow.

We have formed a Joint Venture with Costain to deliver the end to end Highways Service for East Sussex County Council. The contract started in 2016 and is worth around £50m per annum, for 7 years. The service includes management of stakeholder and maintenance of all aspects of the Highway. This includes street lighting, traffic and signals, drainage, carriageways, footways, bridges and structures – right through to design and delivery.

As a Permit Co-ordination Officer, you will be a key part of the Network Management Team which is responsible for co-ordinating all activities on the road network and issuing or refusing permits to work in the highway. The team also controls all utility works, ensuring compliance through inspections and the application of fines.

You will be involved in reviewing, granting and refusing permit applications to work on the highway as well as issuing appropriate conditions to coordinate works and allocate road space, including the checking and agreement of all traffic management proposals and licences for any work on the highway.

Part of your role will be representing East Sussex County Council at meetings to contribute appropriately with research, analysis and reporting of information. In addition, you will research customer enquiries and provide advice and guidance to internal and external customers as well as deal with first line complaints.

Using your budgetary skills, you will be assisting with the monitoring of designated income and expenditure budgets and contributing to the identification of permits and works in line with the team income.

You will also be involved in the reporting process, assisting in the preparation of management information, including analysis, manipulation and presentation of data. There is an element of event management to this role where you will assist with the preparation of event schedules, publicity material, advertising, sourcing venues and providing support at public or stakeholder exhibitions and meetings.

If you’re up for the challenge, we’ve been looking for someone just like you. Join our team and help us lay the foundation for human progress.

The minimum qualifications for this position are:

* GCSE pass at grade C or above (or equivalent) in Maths and English Language

* NRSWA Supervisors Accreditation.

* Ability to organise and prioritise own work

* Good interpersonal and Public Relations skills

* Coaching and mentoring skills

* Ability to communicate concisely, orally and in writing

* Attention to detail & accuracy

* Good numeracy and literacy skills

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

* Knowledge of Highway Authority’s Statutory Duties

* Knowledge of the Traffic Management Act 2004

* Knowledge of the New Roads & Street Works Act 1991

* Familiarity with Microsoft Project

CH2M is now Jacobs, join us and love what you do. Focus on tackling the toughest challenges with a smile as you support the development of life-changing infrastructure that improves communities across the UK. See the inherent value in your point of view as you deliver for our clients.

This role is only open to applicants able to accept local employment contract conditions and not expatriate employment terms. Please note that this role is only considering applications with valid working rights for the UK. CH2M will not sponsor an employment visa to fill this position.

Learn more about our collaborative, friendly culture and the ways in which we’re driven to support diversity through multiple networks and initiatives. We support and encourage every employee’s professional growth and provide flexible working conditions where appropriate. We’re full of initiatives for creating a diverse and interesting place for professionals to work, as well as advance their career.

CH2M is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Job Location
CH2M, East Sussex

East Sussex, GB

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