Highways Performance Manager

Location:Greater Manchester
Job Type:Full Time
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Expiry Date: 16:00, 18 September 2019

Salary: £40,555.00 - £45,646.00 Per Annum

Benefits: Free rail or Metrolink travel to/from work within Greater Manchester and free bus travel within Greater Manchester.

Are you seeking a role where you can play a vital part working with Greater Manchester Highway Authorities, Highways England and other key stakeholders? Are you keen to assist in TfGM's Mission of ‘Making Travel Easier in Greater Manchester'?

TfGM oversees transport for Greater Manchester, delivering and improving transport services, facilities and information to make travel easier for everyone. We deliver high-profile, large-scale transport projects, and it’s our experts who provide the information and analysis to shape transport strategies.

In this role you will work in collaboration with the 10 Greater Manchester Local Highway Authorities and Highways England to deliver interventions to improve and maintain journey time reliability along the key transport corridors through a systematic and forensic examination of key corridors to understand and identify issues and problems that lead to congestion and delays on routes.

You will have knowledge and understanding of highway network management including, traffic management techniques, procedures and funding sources. Working knowledge of the Traffic Management Act 2004 and the Highways Act 1980 is essential.

You will have experience of producing effective business cases and presentations to demonstrate the financial and economic benefits of certain highway interventions and be able to deliver the interventions to achieve required outcomes within demanding timescales. A successful record of collaborative working to achieve business objectives and demonstrating negotiating and persuading skills with a variety of stakeholders, especially in a highly complex political environment, in the pursuit of positive outcomes is a requirement of the role.

In return, as well as a competitive salary, we also offer a range of fantastic benefits, such as:

  • Free Rail or Metrolink travel to and from work within the Greater Manchester boundary
  • Free bus travel within Greater Manchester
  • 27 days holiday per annum
  • Access to the local government pension scheme

At TfGM we encourage candidates to discuss flexible working options at any stage of the recruitment process.

The salary range for this role is £40,555 - £45,646. Salary on appointment will be dependent upon your skills and experience.

We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation. We are actively building a diverse workforce and want to create an inclusive environment as we recognise the importance of our workforce reflecting the communities we serve.