Traffic Officer Team Leader

Posted 25 January by Highways England

Job Description
The Role:
As Team Manager you will be required to be based regionally, this role leads a team of on-road Traffic Officers or off-road regional control centre operators, providing guidance and directing the work of the team to ensure traffic operations run smoothly and incidents are handled effectively.
Day to Day:

  • Take responsibility for the health and safety of the team and yourself by challenging, reporting and acting on any unsafe activities or conditions.
  • Lead on Health and Safety reporting requirements to ensure all staff operate in a safe manner, with particular regard to the safety-critical nature of the role.
  • Provide front line team management and set objectives for the team, supporting and developing performance and managing resources to ensure knowledge and competence is maintained.
  • Act as incident commander either on scene or from the control room on behalf of Highways England as needed to ensure all those involved are working safely and collaboratively to resolve the incident in a timely manner.
  • Produce staffing rotas for the team to ensure a good quality service is delivered on a consistent basis.
  • Deliver staff briefings on relevant topics as required, e.g. health and safety, to ensure team have the knowledge and skills they need to operate effectively
  • Produce relevant management information and KPI reports to support central decision-making.

About you:

  • Experience of managing a busy workload whilst setting objectives for the team, ensuring morale is high and that the team feel valued and suitably rewarded.
  • Strong communication skills.

Applying:
So we can really get to know you and what you can offer please include a CV with your application.
You're also encouraged to include a covering note explaining how you're a great match for us: so please tell us how your skills, experience and qualifications meet both the role, and Highways England, requirements.
We're expecting this role to be popular, so we may need to close the advert early if response is strong so to avoid disappointment, please apply as soon as possible
Help keep England moving.
We look forward to hearing from you.
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Reference: 34320771

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