Public Rights of Way & Access Manager
Lincolnshire County Council Communities Team wish to appoint a Public Rights of Way & Access Manager responsible for leading and developing the Public Rights of Way & Access Service and progressing related Council policy in this area, contributing to the wider aims and ambitions within the Council’s Corporate Plan.
This role offers huge variety, challenge, and opportunity; a great platform to demonstrate your talents.
Applications are invited from those with the relevant skill and experience level, with the ambition to guarantee LCC is a top performing authority leading the way for others.
About the role
The Public Rights of Way and Access Manager reports to the Head of Service for Environment, responsible for successful delivery of all aspects of the service and to lead on developing working practices to reflect changing community needs and legislative change.
Lincolnshire's 4000km rights of way network is mapped across various differing landscapes including city and town centres, extensive fenland and arable agricultural land, the coast and the Lincolnshire Wolds AONB each with their own individual characteristics and beauty.
About the team
In return, you’ll join a welcoming team who are specialists in their field. As a member of the Environment family and wider Place Directorate you will be valued for the contribution that you make to our organisation.
We always maintain professionalism ensuring LCC's Core Values and Behaviours Framework is central to what we do.
Lincolnshire County Council is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and confident leader with recognised experience in strategic delivery. You will have an excellent knowledge of public rights of way and access legislation across mapping, maintenance and enforcement and will have background contributing to, or undertaking the formulation of, high level strategy and policy. You will be an individual with an eye for detail and with excellent interpersonal skills to develop successful relationships with elected members, colleagues, user organisations, landowners and other stakeholders, volunteers and the general public.
Excellent organisational, report writing, communication and project management skills are essential and you will also be able to demonstrate evaluation, problem solving and analytical skills and to be able to make decisions without direct supervision.
You should have, or be working towards, an appropriate professional qualification (e.g. Full membership of the Institute of Public Rights of Way & Access Management) and have 5-10 years of experience within public rights of way work or other highways and environmental services.
About Our Offer
Along with a competitive salary we are offering:
- A Contributory pension
- Comprehensive benefits package including excellent discount schemes and cycle to work
- Flexible working policies
- Career progression opportunities
- A generous annual leave entitlement plus the option to buy more
Further details can be found in our rewards and benefits brochure
If this sounds like the role for you, then please read through the full Job Description, before clicking apply! If you would like to know more about Lincolnshire County Council and our current vacancies then click on over to www.lincolnshire.gov.uk.
LCC are proud to offer an agile and flexible approach to working where each day presents new challenges, working from home and in the local service area commutable to the base of Lincoln enabling you to strike the right balance for you and the service. If you are interested in shaping the conversation and creating change this could be the role for you.
PLEASE NOTE: It is imperative that your covering letter/personal statement clearly states why you have applied, how you meet the essential and desirable criteria for the role as set out in the Job Description (attached on LCC jobs Site) and what you feel you can bring to this role, the team and the wider County Council.
In addition to a presentation a media task my also be included in the interview process.
Applications will close on 16/04/23 and interviews will take place on or around 05/05/23
For a confidential and informal discussion about the role please contact:
Chris Miller, Head of Environment at email@example.com or on telephone number 01522 782070
Best of luck with your application
How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CV’s submitted without a fully completed online application form.