Ass Traffic Manager

2022-04-19 14:04:072022-07-27 Charlton Recruitment
Job Type Freelance/Contract
Location Snowhill Birmingham & Hybrid Working
Area Midlands, UK Midlands UK Snowhill Birmingham & Hybrid Working
Sector High Speed Rail
Salary £350 - 400 a day INSIDE IR35
Start Date
Advertiser remoteapi
Telephone 07881022741
Job Ref HS20020
Job Views 64
Assistant Traffic Manager is required for 6-month interim contract working within the Client Organisation responsible for the New High-Speed Rail project in the UK this is a multi-billion-pound high-speed railway to directly link the city centres of: London, Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester.  Contract Extension highly likely.
The Assistant Traffic Manager will work within the Traffic & Highways Management Team which sits within the Phase 1 Logistics team providing standards, specification & requirements for managing all traffic and highway management issues which arise during construction of the HS2 Project. Construction of Phase 1 of High Speed 2 between Euston in London and Curzon Street station in Birmingham along with the link to the West Coast Mainline in Staffordshire will require the generation of significant levels of construction traffic as well as undertake temporary changes to the road network.
The Assistant Traffic Manager – Assurance will be the lead member of the team to assure that contractors forecast and actual traffic flows remain compliant with the project requirements (Environmental Statement) not to create new significant adverse environmental effects. This will require detailed review of all traffic data coming into HS2 via the Vehicle Monitoring System, comparing forecasts and actual data, trends and identifying issues early enough to provide advice to the project construction and programme managers.
The role will require working alongside the project’s contractors along the line of route to ensure that information provided is accurate and timely. The role may include directing consultants to provide and update management tools required to carry out the role.
Working Situation Hybrid
Role is office based from Snowhill, Birmingham coupled with Hybrid working – expectation is to work 5 days a fortnight from the Birmingham office and the rest of the time at home.
Salary   £350 - £400 INSIDE IR35
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop an in depth knowledge of the Environmental Statement and the criteria for determining significant impacts.
  • Receive and review contractor forecast and actual traffic flow information as well as traffic management and, as appropriate, compile information across different contractors using spreadsheet tools.
  • Identify if contractors are correcting identifying new significant adverse impacts and providing suitable mitigation measures.
  • Review flow forecasts and provide details analysis and commentary as to contractor (or multiple contractor) compliance with the project Environmental Minimum Requirements
  • Review actual flow trends against Local Traffic Management Plan assumptions and identify any trends which may be within – or outside - the scope of the project to manage or mitigate,
  • Liaise on environmental matters with town planners and environmental specialists  - particularly in the provision of data on noise and air quality.
  • As necessary, request the deployment of the compliance team to check flow information and data to verify contractor records.
  • Assist the community engagement team with managing correspondence and queries regarding environmental effects.
  • A demonstratable interest in transport, environment, geography or a similar numerate discipline, or equivalent training and experience.
  • Able to quickly and effectively grasp concepts, analyse and report on qualitative and quantitative data and able to use best judgement.
  • Proficient use of IT systems, but particularly Excel including use of spreadsheets with Macro functions and which relate data between different layers of information. 
  • Able to work methodically, developing and following processes and ensuring that details records of decisions and reasons are maintained.
  • Able to manage own workload. 
  • Able to work across different teams – within HS2, contractors and as appropriate represent the project at external forums
  • Understanding of the effects of traffic on the environment
  • Some knowledge of the use and application of traffic models.
  • Experience in the application of rules to incoming information and making informed decisions and recommendations.
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