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Network Manager

Organisation:Leicestershire County Council 

Working Hours: Full Time , Hours per week - 37 


Appointment Type:Permanent 

Location:Croft Highways Depot, Arbor Road, Croft, Leicestershire, LE9 3GE 


Closing date:07 November 2021 at midnight 

ET0814 Network Manager
Salary Details: Grade 13 (£41,820 - £46,2034 pa)
As a Highway Authority, Leicestershire County Council has statutory responsibility to manage their highway (network) in an effective manner, to control and reduce congestion and provide a high-level of safe and reliable journeys to the road user.
The Network Management Service, within the Council’s Highways & Transport division take an active role in the implementation of the Council’s Local Transport Plan whilst also delivering the statutory responsibility for network management          
The Network Manager role is to provide an operational and strategic lead to the Network Management service, overseeing the functions and outcomes to ensure the service is being delivered to best effect and the efficient and effective operation of the Service will deliver the Council’s Network Management Duty.
Key responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):
To provide input into the Council’s Local Transport Plan and Network Management Strategy and ensure the Service delivers their role within the Council’s network management strategy.
• To collate and assess data on the performance of the network and use all appropriate legislative powers and capabilities to:
    • provide access to the network for various users.
    • improve and maintain the performance of the network,
    • provide network resiliency throughout the County.
    • ensure safety for those using and working on the network,
    • protect the network assets; and
    • identify and act upon current issues or potential risks to network performance.
 • To establish and maintain an Operating (Network Management) Service Plan to define the:
    • role and purpose of the Service.
    • scope of the Service.
    • objectives and ongoing evaluation of the Service.
    • medium and long-term plans to develop the Service; and
    • key risks to the Service.
• To issue an annual update to the Operating Service Model and associated evaluations.
To succeed in this role, you have:
Degree or equivalent (e.g. NVQ Level 5/ BTEC Advanced Professional Diploma) or progress towards I Eng. or C Eng.
• NRSWA Streetworks (or equivalent)
• Significant working experience in an engineering setting, including design, representing the Department at a Senior level.
• Comprehensive / significant experience in management of highways related projects
   • design development,
   • contractual procedures
   • on-site delivery.
• The ability to report project progress and financial information.
Please see the Job Description / Person Specification which are attached further down on this page.
Please apply by sending us your CV as well a supporting statement, detailing how you meet the requirements of the post.  The supporting statement should be no longer than 500 words, should demonstrate where you meet or exceed the essential criteria in the Person Specification and be incorporated into your CV to form a single document.
For informal enquires please contact Jonathan McGuinness on Tel: 0116 305 6186 Email:
Leicestershire County Council is committed to Smarter Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees whilst meeting the needs of the service.
We are supportive of flexible working to support employees manage their work and life balance.  Candidates who wish to discuss this should contact Jonathan McGuinness to discuss what is possible for this role.
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We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently underrepresented within our workforce.
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