Works Communication Officer (Highways/Transport)

  • Location
    Guildford, Surrey
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Our client within public sector is looking for Works Communication Officer (Highways) to join their team based in Guildford, Surrey. The role is offered a contract basis for about 4 months paying £14.44/hour (PAYE/inside IR35).

The role holder will part of a small team responsible for :

  • Ensuring high quality information is communicated to all customers both in advance of Highways works, during and after using the most appropriate mediums.

  • Work closely with a range of service providers and stakeholders which will involve considerable coordination.

  • The Works programmes are very extensive (running to several hundred schemes / functions per annum) and often change at short notice, directly impacting on our customers. The role plays an important role in ensuring that highway works are effectively communicated to all stakeholders in a timely and professional manner across a range of mediums. The post holder will assist with work in a customer focused technical area in order that statutory and policy compliance is maintained.

    Required Experience and Skills:

  • Experience of operational and administrative NRSWA & TMA activities

  • Knowledge and understanding of the principles of a Permit scheme.

  • Technical knowledge of NRSWA and TMA and the application of the legislation in coordinating and ensuring compliance of work on the Highway.

  • Good written and oral communication skills to deal with Customers/the Public/works promoters both over the telephone and in face to face meetings.

  • Ability to prioritise and plan a mixed workload of programmed and responsive tasks, making best use of personal resources to achieve performance objectives.

  • Good level of IT skills - experience using management database systems and MS Office.

  • Prepared on occasions to attend meetings on site and at other stakeholder's offices, to support colleagues in the Network Coordination Team.

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Please apply with your CV to: Sharon moses