£27,978 - £31,044pa | Permanent | Havering | Closing date - 14.08.21
Network Permit Officer - Job Profile
Havering has a bright future ahead! As one of London’s largest boroughs, Havering boasts attractive open spaces, fantastic schools and a thriving local economy. Underpinned by a strong corporate agenda, we’re focused on making Havering an even better place to live and work – delivering better outcomes for all.
The vision for Havering as a place to live and work is summed up by our Mission Statement: Cleaner, Safer, Prouder - Together. This reflects how our priorities align with the things that matter most to our residents, and recognises the importance of working collaboratively with the community to achieve these aims.
Our vision sets out the Council’s ambitions for the Borough, focusing on four fundamentals which are all linked around economic growth, investment in infrastructure, improving our neighbourhoods and helping people achieve. The vision is about embracing the best of what Havering has to offer, focusing on: Communities, Places, Opportunities and Connections.
About the role
The Network Permit Officer is a key part of the Network Management team, responsible for the coordination and delivery of all road/ street works. Encompassing all works carried out on the public highway, the role helps to maintain the integrity and structure of the highway network.
The role assists the wider Highways, Traffic and Parking team to deliver service objectives, ensuring all relevant data is accurate, timely and aligned to regulatory requirements, whilst also checking Statutory Undertakers works are registered, organised, managed, and coordinated to comply with the Authority’s Network Management duty.
To be shortlisted for this position you will have prior experience in a similar role, or have an equivalent qualification (New Roads and Street Works). Working with a range of different stakeholders, you will have great communication skills, promoting a collaborative approach, whilst evidencing your ability to plan, organise and prioritise workloads.
However, these are not the only skills we are looking for. For more information on the specific competencies associated with this role, in addition to an overview of Havering, click here to view the candidate brief.
Should you wish to find out more about the position, please contact Nicolina Cooper (Nicolina.Cooper@havering.gov.uk),
The London Borough of Havering is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Havering Redeployees.
The London Borough of Havering is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).
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