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Improvement Works Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Neighbourhood Services have a vacancy for an Improvement Works Manager within the Highways Team 

The successful candidate will have exceptional knowledge of construction schemes upon the public highway, Civils and Resurfacing works.  


The successful candidate will join our team focusing on delivering these improvements to continue to ensure that BCP is a Cleaner, Greener and Safer place for residents and visitors 


The Team Manager will be responsible for and play an active role in providing support and advice to the multi-skilled Highway team operating across the BCP Council conurbation.  

There will be plenty of opportunities to develop your own skills and contribute to the direction of Strategies, Policies, and their delivery.  

You should be customer focused and need to have proven experience of being able to work to deadlines and have an organised approach to work planning and prioritisation.  


You will need to be a confident and clear communicator (both written and verbal) with a proven record of responding to varied customer enquiries and managing expectations from Members of the public, Local Councillors, Members of Parliament, Colleagues from other service units etc   


As part of the management team, you will also be required to maintain records and have a good working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite of programmes and help to make informed decisions regarding the future planning of smaller highway works and improvement schemes.  


Candidates will need to refer to the Job Description (JD) and complete an in-depth supporting statement, with examples where you meet the criteria within the Person Specification 


For an informal discussion please contact Highway Delivery Manager – Greg Kerr, or 01202 127186

Previous applicants need not re-apply.


About BCP Council:

BCP Council provides services to a diverse community of 400,000 residents and employs more than 5,000 people.  Our area includes over 15 miles of beautiful world-renowned coastline.  We can offer career defining roles to transform and improve services.  By working with us, you can help deliver a vision of a thriving, word-class, prosperous and inclusive place for generations to come.

Our Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package to colleagues. Find out more on our website.

As a result of the creation of BCP Council in 2019, we are working on simplifying our terms and conditions of service and will be creating a single pay structure which is to be applicable for all employees. It is important to us that we offer benefits that our colleagues value as part of their total employment package and we are reviewing these to make sure we have it right. We are in the process of establishing a timescale for implementation and colleagues joining us will be included in these changes. This is expected to be in place in 2024.

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