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Highways Operations Supervisor

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

Our Values

In line with our One Coventry Values we strive to have a workforce that reflects our local communities and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. We particularly welcome applicants from minority ethnic backgrounds, applicants who have a disability and applicants who are from the LGBTQ+ community to apply for our senior leadership roles. 

Our Values are:

  • Open and fair: We are fair, open, and transparent.
  • Nurture and develop: We help and encourage everyone to be their best and do their best.
  • Engage and empower: We talk and listen to others, working together as one.
  • Create and innovate: We embrace new ways of working to continuously improve.
  • Own and be accountable: We work together to deliver the best services for our residents.
  • Value and respect: We put diversity and inclusion at the heart of all we do.

The Image “Our Values” is an image of text. It is a logotype for our One Coventry Values - Open and fair, Nurture and develop, Engage and empower, Create and innovate, Own and be accountable, Value and respect

About the team we are recruiting to

We value diverse perspectives and experiences and are striving to create a workplace culture that is inclusive, is accepting of all and is free from discrimination and bias.

Coventry is a city that is changing fast – and we’re looking for skilled people to join our team and help take us into a bright new future. We are a city that is going places - with an inspiring, world-famous history and exciting times ahead.

Home to award-winning universities, top level sport and concerts and famous brands such as Jaguar and Severn Trent. We are a part of the ‘Midlands-Engine’, the home of the UK motor industry and a proud multicultural city.

Coventry is a great place to live and work and it’s getting even better - and having the right infrastructure is vital.

That’s why we are looking for people who are passionate, dedicated people who, like us, are determined to make real, positive change to Coventry. 

The Council is committed to improving the quality of life for residents and making Coventry a top 10 city. We’re bringing in new, streamlined ways of working and making more use of technology to deliver services to the people who live and work in our city.

Building on the work already competed, we will retain the best of the old alongside the best of the new.

We know how hard our people work in our Highway Teams, and what it means to have a great manager who makes the time to say 'thank you'. So, with us, your work will always be appreciated and recognised.

What is the job role?

Join our team as a Highways Supervisor and take charge of Site Operations for a range of exciting Highway Maintenance and Improvement Schemes. As a key member of our team, you will work closely with the Senior Site Agent to coordinate and inspire teams of Highways Operatives and external staff. Your role will involve delivering a top-class, customer-focused service in Highways Operations. With your resource coordination skills, you will ensure the efficient use of physical and financial resources to meet customer expectations in terms of Highways repair, maintenance, and major project delivery.

Who are we looking for?

- Knowledge of Highways Operations with a minimum of 2 years' experience in the Highways Sector.
- Excellent communication skills, dealing with employees of all levels.
- Previous supervisory experience and ability to lead a team effectively.
- Self-motivated with a proactive approach to problem-solving and multitasking.
- Ability to work independently while maintaining a high-quality output.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.

If you need help or support to complete your application, please visit our accessibility page to see how we can assist you.

Guaranteed Interview Scheme - As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans
  • Are currently in care or have previously been in care
  • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition

For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'. If there is any evidence of a candidate using AI to complete their application, then the application will be rejected unless the candidate can provide a justification which the Council considers to be reasonable.

Interview date(s): 19th July 2024

 

About Coventry

Coventry has a proud, innovative and creative spirit that throughout its history has seen communities come together to tackle problems and bring about real social change.

We are cutting-edge, challenging, youthful, vibrant and diverse.

At Coventry we are committed to excellence in everything we do. With around 5100 staff from a range of different backgrounds, our aim is to recruit and develop talented people who will focus on our customers, take responsibility, work together and find better ways of doing things.

To deliver the best services to our residents, we need the best people working for us to make a difference to our communities.

If you join us, we will provide a fantastic rewards and benefits package - to find out more please visit https://www.coventry.gov.uk/council-vacancies

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