|Title||DCO & Statutory Process Manager|
|Preferred Location||Bedford or Guildford|
|Salary||£40,188 - £44,208|
|Number of Positions||1|
|Working Pattern||Full Time|
|Closing Date||25 Apr 2017|
We are responsible for operating, maintaining and improving England’s motorways and major A roads. Consider that a third of all traffic, two thirds of heavy goods vehicles, and 98% of UK businesses rely on them, and you can see why our roads, and what we do, matters so much.
It’s why we’re so grateful to our c 4,500 employees around the country. When you work with us, you're helping to connect communities, sustain business and support the economy. And with responsibility for major projects, working here is also a great move for your career.
Highways England are currently recruiting a talented DCO & Statutory Process Managers based in either our Guildford or Bedford office.
Day to day:
♦ Be an active member of a specialist and industry-leading team within Highways England supporting individual project teams to manage their scheme’s progression through the Planning Act 2008 pre-application, application, pre-examination, examination, decision, and post-consent stages
♦ Build collaborative relationships with individual project teams (including their suppliers) across Highways England to provide an empowering, empathetic and supportive service on statutory process matters that enables individual project teams to deliver the commitments within the Road Investment Strategy and Highways England Delivery Plan with more confidence and pace
♦ Provide an interface between individual project teams and other DCO & Statutory Process Team members to ensure that external and internal knowledge is cascaded and issues and experience from project teams is shared and escalated.
♦ Provide guidance and support to others in the DCO & Statutory Process Team, including potential line management of a support manager
♦ Work with other Highways England functional areas and the supply chain to identify and manage delivery risks and to ensure synergy, effectiveness, and continual improvement of the processes
♦ Develop strong national relationships with key stakeholders including Network Rail, National Grid, and Statutory Environmental Bodies to identify and address cross-cutting policies and procedures where they relate to statutory processes
♦ Identify, deliver and promote opportunities for efficiencies in the Planning Act 2008 and Highways Act 1980 statutory processes, in particular in the areas of programmatic delivery, standardisation, collaboration, knowledge transfer, building internal capability, acceleration, and aggregated demand
♦ Provide specialist advice, training and other support focused on the Planning Act 2008 and Highways Act 1980 statutory processes to colleagues and suppliers throughout Highways England
♦ Identify, develop, implement, promote and refine user-friendly improvements to knowledge management systems, including Highways England’s Project Control Framework, in respect of their guidance on the Planning Act 2008 and Highways Act 1980 statutory processes
♦ Ensure appropriate technical assurance is being undertaken on DCO submissions being prepared by project teams
♦ Promote continuous improvement and lessons learned
♦ Obtain best value from the use of externally-procured legal experts
♦ Promote a culture compliant with Health and Safety best practice, including driving an awareness of the well-being risks presented by the workload and timescale pressures inherent with demanding statutory processes and disseminating lessons learned across the business
Travel to other Highways England offices will be required in this post.
We look forward to hearing from you. So we can really get to know you and what you can offer, please include a CV with your application.
You’re also encouraged to include a covering note explaining how you're a great match for us: tell us how your skills, experience and qualifications meet the role, and Highways England, requirements.
And to avoid disappointment, please apply as soon as possible. We’re expecting this role to be popular, so we may need to close the advert early if response is strong.
Help keep England moving.
Apply at recruitment.highways.gov.uk/
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