£23,951 per annum for 36 hours per week based at NMIC Unit 4 Station Road Leatherhead KT22 7BA. This position is office based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
About the role
The Community Protection, Transport and Environment directorate has a vital role in helping to provide a diverse range of essential services which benefit all of Surrey's residents, businesses and visitors.
The Network Coordination Team within the wider Street Works Team is part of the Network and Asset Management Group. We are responsible for coordinating all the works carried out by both Utility Companies and our own Highways works, across Surrey's busy road network. The team endeavours to minimise disruption and reduce traffic congestion for residents, businesses and all road users, in order to fulfil our 'Network Management Duty' under the Traffic Management Act 2004.
The Network Coordination Team consists of; 1 Team leader, 8 Network Co-ordinators, 2 Assistant Network Co-ordinators and 2 Network Co-ordination administrators.
As one of two Assistant Network Coordinator your role is to assist in the assessment of incoming street works permit applications, review the potential impact and coordinate the works , to minimise disruption and reduce congestion on the public highway in accordance with the legislative requirements of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991 (NRSWA), as amended by the Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA), in association with the requirements of the South East Permit Scheme.
The post holder will be proactive in resolving queries, demonstrate parity of approach to all works promoters, be prepared to engage with a variety of stakeholders in carrying out the coordination functions and clearly communicate their decisions. This will involve dealing with complaints or challenging situations, requiring good communication and negotiation skills.
The post will be primarily office based but there is a requirement to attend meetings on site and at other offices as required.
To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:
• Some experience of working within NRSWA/TMA legislation, either for a Highway Authority or Utility Company
• An ability to work successfully as part of a team in a high profile service area
• Adaptability and flexibility and able to work under pressure
• A Streetworks Qualification Registration (SWQR)
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.
Roles at this level typically work as part of a team to provide technical support and assistance within a given discipline and assist senior colleagues with their duties. They will carry out a range of technical administrative support or practical tasks using knowledge of general office routines and procedures, together with a broad understanding of the specific work of the service area. The work is within established processes and procedures and while it may not be subject to direct supervision, guidance is readily available. They will be expected to organise their own workload and set their own priorities within short, e.g. day-to-day or week-to-week timescales, usually reacting to clear deadlines or processes. They support more senior staff by executing the detailed processes in specific aspects of the service area and will be fully versed in all the procedures of their specialism.
For an informal discussion contact Kevin Oliver on 01483 519130 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 24th December 2019.
Interviews will take place week commencing 13th January 2020.