Assets & Infrastructure Team Manager
Post Title: Assets & Infrastructure Team Manager
Post Ref: NCC5670
Grade: 10, SCP 35 – 38 £37,849 - £40,760
Closing Date: 1st July 2019
Newport City Council: Improving people’s lives
Newport is a vibrant, new city with a bold vision to create a place where people choose to live, work and stay. Newport City Council's success can be attributed to our forward thinking, positive approach. It's what enables us to deliver high-quality services that are continuously improving.
Streetscene & City Services is responsible for the Council’s front line services including, customer service channels (digital, contact centre and face to face) and environmental operations such as highways, drainage, transportation, waste, street cleansing, parks and cemeteries.
About the job
The postholder will directly report to the Highways and Engineering Service Manager and will have extensive experience in municipal civil engineering especially drainage management, assets and structural engineering. Duties will include statutory compliance, asset management, SUDs and drainage consultation. Project management is a key element in the role from initial inception through to successful completion.
About the person
The post holder (s) will hold a minimum of HND/HNC in civil Engineering or other related discipline and have relevant experience in working in a design/construction related environment with strong bias to civil engineering and/or highways. This post requires you to demonstrate the ability to work well as both an individual and team member with minimal management input. The post holder will also be required to possess an ability to organise and prioritise tasks and deliver complex outcomes to tight deadlines.
You will be skilled at analysing multiple sources of information, making excellent decisions, and driving difficult situations towards a positive resolution.
In return for your commitment we offer an open, friendly working environment with modern working practices and systems. Benefits include a generous annual leave entitlement, professional development, flexible and agile working and free limited on-site parking.
Our vision is to provide the most efficient and effective services in Wales and to enable this you will need to embrace change, technology and performance management.
We look forward to receiving your application if you meet the criteria and requirements of this role.
We offer a wide range of Company benefits, including:
- Local Government Pension Scheme
- 37-hour week for all full-time staff with option to access flexitime arrangements
- Generous holiday entitlement: a minimum 25 days a year (plus bank holidays), rising to 29 days after five years’ service and 32 after ten.
- Access to a wide range of training and courses
- Benefits: Vectis card, childcare vouchers, cycle purchase and car benefit schemes
- Access to a Credit Union
- On-site staff restaurant at Civic Centre
- Discounts at council-owned leisure centres and swimming pools