Position Title: Inspectors (Traffic and Events Management)
Salary: Grade 5 £23,023 to £25,927 (Bar at £24,920) per annum
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 35 Hours per week
Work Location: Town Hall Extension, Manchester, M60 2LA
Closing Date: 30 June 2022 at 23.59
The increasing levels of expansion and development citywide in Manchester with internal Highways Improvement Schemes, Utility Company Works and Telecommunications Work along with large scale projects such as the arrival of High Speed 2 (HS2) and Northern Powerhouse Rail (NPR) into Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport, represent a once-in-a-century opportunity for the city.
This post will play a key role in supporting the Highways Technical Officer and the Event and Network Coordination Specialist in the delivery of utility, development and the Council's own works, ensuring the right outcomes for the city. To do this, the postholder will liaise with all the aforementioned stakeholders in assisting in the co-ordination and management of a full range of potentially complex activities and be responsible for inspecting the works when they are live onsite.
We are looking for individuals ideally with a highways background and experience of works coordination along with experience in stakeholder and contractor engagement. You will also have excellent written and verbal communication and influencing skills; a track record of building effective partnerships and working with senior managers and Elected Members; the ability to understand, assimilate and communicate complex information in a non-technical way; and be able to work well under pressure.
Manchester City Council is leading the way in transforming services in the public sector and we are looking for talented people to join us. This is your opportunity to help shape the future of Manchester, to play a part in the delivery of improvements, and to be part of our journey in one of the most dynamic centres in Europe.
The Event and Network Coordination Team assess and approve any proposed works on the Manchester City Council Network via the Greater Manchester Road Activity Permit Scheme and you will be working in one of three designated area's:
The City Centre and Key Route Network, North and Central Manchester and the Airport and South Manchester.
The team work to promote Manchester as a place to live, work and visit; facilitating development and investment in the city centre, and encouraging businesses to relocate here, supporting the creation of new jobs, homes, infrastructure (including transport infrastructure) and facilities.
The team works with a wide range of partners in the public and private sector, and other local and national stakeholders, to ensure an integrated and comprehensive approach to achieving Highways objectives.
This post is a designated Essential Car User. Therefore you must hold a full valid driving licence at all times and provide your own car for use at work. You will receive the Essential Car User Allowance.
This post is also subject to satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks where applicable.
Manchester City Council is committed to giving fair support to members of the Armed Forces and veterans, whilst recognising and remembering the sacrifices they have made. The aim of The Armed Forces Covenant is to ensure that the Armed Forces and veterans are not disadvantaged, when applying for vacancies with Manchester City Council. Armed Forces and veterans will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the Minimum requirements for the role.
Manchester City Council values equality and works to provide a fair and inclusive environment for a workforce that is as diverse as the communities it serves. We want to further increase the diversity of our workforce, in particular the number of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic staff and disabled staff at all levels of the Council. This advert is open to all applicants, and we would particularly welcome applications from candidates identifying with one or both of those characteristics.