Executive Recruitment

Assistant Director, Highways Operations

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Hertfordshire County Council
Competitive Salary
Closing date:
25th March
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Recruitment timetable

Closing date
25th March 2019
Long listing
29th March 2019
Preliminary interviews
3 April 2019
Final Panel
30th April 2019


Hertfordshire is a County that is recognised for its quality of life for residents, excellent transport links and pleasant environment.  As high performing Council, we understand the importance of providing our communities with excellent highways and a transportation network which meets the needs of our residents, businesses and visitors. 

You will lead a respected service responsible for ensuring that our transport infrastructure reflects the pace of our developments and growth agenda.   You will be responsible for overseeing our significant highways contracts, maintaining the network and delivering traffic and modal shift schemes that respond to our ground-breaking Local Transport Plan and ensure that Hertfordshire innovates and leads the way in technological advances and service performance.

You will provide strategic and professional leadership to the service and develop strong relationships with stakeholders and government departments.  To be successful, you will thrive in an ambitious and collaborative management team that can point to consistently high standards.   

For a confidential discussion contact our advising consultant at GatenbySanderson: Rachel Cox 0113 205 6068

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.

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