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Principal Transport Planner

  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: PLA00617
  • Published: Fri 27/03/2020, 2:01 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/04/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £41466 - £47274
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets
Benefits and Allowances

Our current terms and conditions are under review.

Essential Car User or Travel Allowance subjectto authorisation.

At present, due to current Covid-(19) situation, recruitment to this role is suspended.

We will continue to accept application forms however shortlisting, interviews and appointments will be suspended until further notice.

Role Purpose

The role is to lead, manage and provide the delivery ofa range of professional and technical Services for the Design & DeliveryGroup.

An exciting opportunity has arisen, Tower Hamlets isexpanding its Highways and Transportation teams to meet the growing demand onservices. We currently have the biggest developments in Europe within theborough and projects such as liveable streets, footway and carriageway improvementprogrammes, LED infrastructure replacement and school streets to name but afew. In order to continue the excellent service delivery we are lookingfor dynamic energetic individuals to become part of

Key Responsibilities

As a Principal Officer within the Transportation Group, themain aim of the role is to

1) assess our customers transport needs and provide theCouncil’s highways and transport strategies and policies via the LocalImplementation Plan (LIP) and Tower Hamlets Transport Strategy, and/or

2) secure funding for transport infrastructure projects andtravel behaviour change education, training and publicity programmes via appropriatebids, and/or

3) as a statutory consultee, provide development managementfunctions of the Traffic and Highway Authority, including Stopping Up Orders,securing funding via legal agreements under s106 (T&CPA1990), s38, s184,s278 (HA1980), etc, and initiating, planning and commissioning highways, trafficand transportation related proposals in order to control the impact of developmenton the highway network and ensure safety of all highway users, and/or

4) manage and lead on the provision of specialised financialand project management support for the Client Team, including co-ordinatingfunding bids and allocations, and/or

5) lead, commission, monitor operational delivery and performancemanage a comprehensive range of specialist professional engineering, highways,traffic and transportation related services for projects, schemes andprogrammes through the various design stages/gateways.



Requirements

To manage the entire Group’s activities, ensuring that theCouncil complies with, as appropriate, relevant legislation, technical guidanceand Approved Codes of Practice (ACoPs), including complying with the following:

Highways Act 1980

Traffic Management Act 2004

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984

Environmental Protection Act 1990

New Roads and Street Works Act 1991

Town & Country Planning Act 1990

Flood & Water Management Act 2010

Equality Act 2010 Crime and Disorder Act 2006

Construction, Design and Management (CDM) regulations

Well Managed Highway Infrastructure ACoP Oct 2016

The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directionsguidance

Traffic Signs Manual (all chapters)

Manual for Streets 1&2

Design Manual for Roads & Bridges

Manual of Contract Documents for Highway Works

London Cycle Design Standards (latest version)



Additional Job Board Text

For an Informal discussion about this post please contact Mehmet Mazhar, Head of Highways & Transportation on 0207 364 3604 or email Mehmet.mazhar@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Shortlisting & the interviews to be held on week commencing 6th & 13th April 2020.

Candidate could be required to prepare and present a presentation on a given topic.



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  • Employer: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
  • Reference: PLA00617
  • Published: Fri 27/03/2020, 2:01 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 12/04/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: Full time
  • Salary: £41466 - £47274
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Tower Hamlets

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