An exciting opportunity has arisen to be the Head of Parking and Network Operations at Waltham Forest Council in London.
We are looking for a motivated and dedicated officer with a demonstrable commitment to top quality services, with relevant qualifications and/or experience
The successful candidate will lead, plan, develop and deliver an expert professional service within the Parking Services and Network Operations and support the development, management, and delivery of Council services. Manage staff responsible for service delivery / support within the service area.
The Head of Parking & Network Operations will report to the Assistant Director of Highways Parking. The role is responsible for travel safety and parking services, including the delivery of continuous safety improvements to the Boroughs highway network. You will need to provide strategic leadership, management, and monitoring for all areas of the traffic management service.
The Head of Parking & Network Operations is responsible for introducing new initiatives and keeping abreast of changes in the sector, including legislation, best practice and key adjudicators decisions and recommendations. You will also be required to be aware of changing trends in the sector and to analyse this against LBWF requirements.
The Head of Parking & Network Operations will be responsible for delivery of projects including improving services and efficiencies with the use of advancing technologies and innovations, implementation, and improvement of LBWF controls and restrictions. You will lead, develop, organise, and control a professional service area that is seen as a centre for excellence, ensuring that the delivery of the service meets all Council, professional and legislative requirements.
About Waltham Forest
The successful candidate will be part of an authority that has a buzz about it. Bursting with culture, energy and opportunity, Waltham Forest is a place people want to live, raise a family, and start a business. We are fundamentally changing the way we work, building relationships, connecting people, harnessing our unique opportunities and the power of new technology to create strong, sustainable and self-reliant communities.
Waltham Forest is one of the greenest and fastest growing areas in the Capital, Council of the Year 2019 and London’s first Borough of Culture. With fantastic connectivity, huge investment potential and limitless ambition Waltham Forest is a great place to live and work.
Be part of the vision
Our aim is that every single Waltham Forest resident enjoys a good quality life. We have a no-nonsense approach to getting things done - three key priorities underpin our ‘Creating Futures’ strategy:
• Keep Waltham Forest clean and safe
• Ensure a decent roof over residents’ heads
• Improve residents’ life chances.
Our Public Service Strategy creates a new, all-encompassing definition of public service. It focuses on the most pressing challenges we face, to allow us to quickly respond to the issues Covid-19 has brought to the borough. This includes new responsibilities to embrace to keep our residents safe but also bold new actions to support our residents while remaining focussed on a long-term positive future for Waltham Forest. It is underpinned by 4 key priorities:
• Connecting people with jobs
• Safe and healthy lives
• Our 15-minute neighbourhood
• Confidence in our future
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.
We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.
The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.
Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.