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Head of Highways and Transport Strategy

Salary: LBR22

London Borough of Redbridge


We are currently recruiting for an exceptional candidate with a Highways and transport background.  



  • Hold responsibility for the operational delivery of the highways and transport strategy service.

  • Highways, Traffic, Parking, Design, Civil Engineering, Transport Strategy, Steetworks Coordination, and Road Safety Programmes are inclusive of the responsibility with this role.

  • Manage and lead the team to achieve the Authority’s objectives.

  • Liaison lead with key strategic transport partners such as TFL and rail operators.




  • To lead and take overall responsibility for the highlighted service areas and Group Managers

              Group Manager – Flood Management and Civil Engineering

              Group Manager – Traffic, Road Safety & Parking Engineering

              Group Manager – Highways Engineering & Network Management

              Group Manager – Transport Strategy & Development Control

  • Key Liaison with TFL, including ensuring the successful development of the LIP programme and securing external capital funding for the borough.

  • Play a full part in the Civic Pride Management Team, including the overall well-being and strategic direction of the organisation and contributing to projects / initiatives outside of the post holder’s immediate areas of responsibility.

  • To represent and deputise for the Operations Director when required.





We are looking for a degree educated candidate with experience working and around the highways, traffic management and civil engineering sector. You will have a detailed understanding of Local Government and experience of working in a political environment, budget management as well as experience managing and developing success in leading and motivating teams to a high level of achievement.

The ideal candidate will want to drive performance and development of staff while holding a strong transformational ability.


Contact James or Lisa for more information.


To apply please send a CV and covering note and we will send a complete job description and book in a call. Send to or

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