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Project Manager- Complementary Measures

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£44,607 - £47,511
Low Hall Depot, Argall Avenue, Leyton, London, E10 7AS
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
12/07/2019 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Waltham Forest Council is in a fairly unique position having won Mini-Holland funding of £27 million from Transport for London to invest in the road network and make it an excellent place to walk and cycle.  

To create a lasting cycling culture and achieve our target of ten percent of all trips made by bike by 2020, we are looking for a committed and resourceful Project Manager who will be responsible for delivery of the complementary measures elements of the Council’s successful walking and cycling programme and to sustain its mainstream commitment to improve the look and feel of public spaces and to improve health by incorporating physical activity into residents daily routines. 

The successful applicant will lead a team of technical staff and take overall responsibility for a broad complementary measures programme, aimed at creating significant travel behaviour change within the borough, and building on the infrastructure and initiatives already in place to promote and support active and sustainable travel. Key areas the post will be responsible for, but not limited to, include; overall cycling and walking promotion; road safety education and training; cycle training; cycle parking infrastructure and initiatives; monitoring and analysis, and engagement and social marketing campaigns designed to increase waking and cycling across all demographics within the Enjoy Waltham Forest (Mini Holland) programme area.

A proven background in project management and delivery is essential along with demonstrable engagement and consultation skills. The successful candidate must also be able to instigate and encourage innovation.

You will need to have good project management, report writing and IT skills, and will be reporting direct to the Director of Highways & Traffic Management.

To discuss this opportunity please contact Vala Valavan, Director of Highways & Traffic Management on 020 8496 2525.

Interview Date: Week commencing 22nd July 2019 

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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