|Title||Senior Planning Manager (Heathrow)|
|Directorate||Strategy & Planning|
|Preferred Location||Birmingham, Guildford, Bristol|
|Number of Positions||1|
|Working Pattern||Full Time|
|Closing Date||28 Mar 2017|
Highways England is the new government owned company responsible for driving forward our motorways and major A roads. This includes; 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 yet to be done.
Certainty of funding and greater flexibility will enable us to become a better business. In our first 5 years alone, we’ll invest £11 billion in motorways and A roads – boosting capacity, tackling congestion and improving safety. At the same time, we’ll improve how we work. That means we will be able to; plan roadworks better to minimise disruption; clear incidents more quickly; and save more than £1 billion by working more efficiently.
For further information on Highways England, please visit our website: www.highwaysengland.co.uk
Highways England is currently recruiting for a Senior Planning Manager (Heathrow) to be based Birmingham, Guildford, Bristol.
This post is required as a result of the Government’s commitment to deliver additional airport capacity in the South East. The Government announced in October 2016 that a 3rd runway at Heathrow was their preferred option and, subject to public consultation and Parliamentary approval of a new aviation National Policy Statement later this year, Heathrow will be able to begin the formal process of seeking planning permission, which includes further consultation with local communities. There a numerous substantial impacts on Highways England on the SRN and this is role is required to lead the co-ordination and sponsorship of a range of activities. Externally, the role holder will promote the Company’s position and build reputation through visible and effective partnerships with Heathrow Airport Limited, DfT, transport and planning authorities and other affected, key strategic stakeholders at all levels including technical engagement with senior officials. Internally, the role holder will lead the co-ordination and assessment of Heathrow impacts on the Strategic Road Network, supporting the Head of Strategic Projects and Network Planning Director through the formation of the strategy for key stakeholder engagement and work to understand and reduce the risks to company performance. The role holder will sponsor the design, direction and implementation of a number of projects, transformation activities and services (i.e. the programme) that develop viable solutions that align with the strategic objectives of the business and will support the Company’s involvement in the Development Consent Order process.
All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.
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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