|Title||Head of Quality Management - Smart Motorways Programme|
|Salary||£47,304 - £54,400|
|Number of Positions||1|
|Working Pattern||Full Time|
|Closing Date||02 Feb 2017|
Highways England is the new government company charged with driving forward our motorways and major A roads. Building on the successful 21 year heritage of the Highways Agency, we maintain and enhance the most important communications network in the country, the Strategic Roads Network. A network valued at just over £104 billion, which carries approximately one-third of all road traffic in England and nearly two-thirds of all heavy freight traffic.
We are responsible for modernising and maintaining the highways, running the network and keeping traffic moving. Over recent years investment in our highways has increased. This has led to advances in technology, such as smart motorways; enabling traffic to flow better. However even more is planned to be done.
Our vision is to be the world’s leading road operator which means that we need to become a high performing organisation. It's an exciting time to start a Highways England career. With £11 billion to invest in major road improvements over the next 5 years, there’s an opportunity for you to be part of something special.
For further information on Highways England, please visit our website: http://www.highways.gov.uk/highways-england/
Highways England are currently recruiting a talented Head of Quality Management to be based in our Birmingham Office.
Driving improvements in health and safety performance where practicable
Demonstrate and engender Highways England values; Safety, Integrity, Passion, Teamwork and Ownership.
Work with PMO team to develop and deliver corporate SMP objectives
Establishing and refining a Programmatic Quality Management strategy specific to the Smart Motorway Programme to ensure ongoing control of quality, assurance and governance
Work with the PMO team to articulate the SMP quality vision and strategy
Line management responsibility for a core team of Quality Managers, ensuring a consistently high quality of service
Develop close working relationship with the SMP PMO management team, to ensure quality requirements are fully understood and addressed at both Project & Programme level
Developing in-house Quality Management capability.
Act as the focal point for developing Quality Management tools and systems at a Project, Programme and Portfolio level for the Smart Motorways Programme, working with external consultants where required to embed new corporate wide systems and tools when deployed
Provide professional and technical quality management guidance and advice to SMP PMO and wider programme team / service areas
Through robust quality management drive measurable results in terms of reducing Highways England exposure across the Smart Motorways Programme.
You will have:
All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all required skills, experience and qualifications as outlined above are clearly demonstrated within your CV.
Please note that Highways England reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised closing date should a sufficient response have been received. Therefore, please complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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