Project Liaison Officer - Highways / Traffic Management

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Sep 2020
Closes
06 Oct 2020
Sectors
Management
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
My Wolverhampton based client are looking for a Project Liaison Officer to join their team on a temporary basis for 3 months. This could potentially be extended for the successful candidate.
Duties, but not limited to:-
* Liaising with street works, planning and conservation teams
* Providing highway knowledge to the project management team
* Act as an initial point of contact between the street works team and 3rd party contractors to assess performance against timelines, meterage against project plan, forecasting future work programmes & supporting in the resolution of contractual issues.
* Engage with street works team to be aware of permit requirements
* Agree, monitor & oversee site safety & working practices
* Follow up any fixed penalty notices or concerns raised by street works team
* Facilitate works to ensure public events are not affected and correctly planned
* Ensure compliance with Traffic Management Act and New Road & Street Works Act
* Provide support & co-ordination to the project and project manager
* Collect, collate & analyse information relating to project progress.
Experience / Skills
* Previous experience of working within Highways / Traffic Management
* Good understanding of New Roads & Street Works Act / Traffic Management Act & Highways Act
* Excellent written & verbal communication with the ability to negotiate across a range of audiences
* Ability to analyse data & present in reports
* Excellent IT skills in MS Office suite & Teams
* Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
* Good organisational skills
* Ability to work as part of a team
* Must hold a clean drivers licence

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