Road Safety Manager – NESC001

Company Name: Amey

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Company Staff: 7119

Job Posted Date: 2022-09-04T23:48:30.000Z

Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Industry: Civil Engineering

Experience Level: Associate

Applicants Count: 4

Job Description: About Us
Do you enjoy solving real-life problems and creating a positive impact on society? Do you want to work flexibly in a way that empowers you?
With Amey Consulting, you’ll work with high-profile infrastructure organisations, giving you the unique opportunity to bring ground-breaking work to life. Your solutions will have an impact, making a genuine difference in people’s lives. You’ll work in a growing team that is inclusive, open-minded, and where your professional development can thrive.
With design hubs in, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Motherwell, Perth, together with shared office space in Dumfries, Ayr, Dundee, Inverness, Aberdeen and Huntly you will have the opportunity to combine flexible hybrid working with in person office working. We are able to support flexible working around our core hours of 10-3pm and anticipate a mix of home/office working.
It’s where you feel valued and alive.
The opportunity
Transport Scotland recently awarded Amey the Northeast Trunk Road Network Management Contract. This 8-year contract begins in August 2022 and builds upon our current Southwest Trunk Road Network Management Contract. You will assist the design of some of the largest civil engineering and associated infrastructure projects in Scotland. With a cumulative value in-excess of £1bn these long-term contracts provide excellent opportunities for technical, engineering, and professional design staff at all stages in their careers to be involved in some of the most exciting and challenging engineering projects.
In addition to these long-term contracts, we also have a diverse portfolio of major roads, bridges and transportation and civil design projects with Transport Scotland, Local Authorities, and established Contractors across the country.
The role
Due to increased workload, we are seeking to recruit a Road Safety Manager who has a demonstrable record of the design and delivery of road safety improvement schemes. The successful candidate will be a Chartered Engineer, passionate about road safety and able to manage road safety and accident investigation and prevention related activities.
You will have detailed knowledge and experience of the Safe System Approach to Road Safety, have a proactive approach and capable of developing road safety initiatives nationally and in the local area.
With a committed workload, this opportunity will provide a unique chance to join a highly skilled team committed to the creation, design, and delivery of effective interventions to reduce road casualties and improve wellbeing across the country.
As Road Safety Manager working within our Network Management Contracts, you will be accountable for successfully delivering a programme of projects to meet our national targets set out within Transport Scotland’s Road Safety Framework and Strategic Road Safety Plan.
In a typical week you will
Develop and maintain specific client relationship(s), with regular reviews of project performance, and active management of issues Lead and develop road safety investigations and develop technical reports and managing Road Safety Audits Problem solve and develop designs of bespoke road safety schemes and minor improvement projects Undertake effective communication with statutory partners, client team, elected officers and the public including public meetings, presentations, and workshops Champion and promote the Safe Systems approach across all operations including the core management team and key staff Develop and maintain control of the road safety budget and programme Agree and own budgetary targets for turnover and margin within the programme and report progress against these Ensure compliance with relevant health, safety, and environmental legislation, particularly CDM Supervise, mentor, and develop team members from Apprentice Engineers and Technicians to Senior Engineers Complete performance appraisals with direct reports and provide learning and development opportunities where possible.
We want to hear from you if you have
A background specialising in road safety investigation and design Chartered Engineer MICE, MIHE, MCIHT, MIStructE  or TPP Demonstrable experience of leading and delivering competent designs of road safety schemes, mass action plans, road markings and signage upgrades Extensive knowledge of DMRB, TSRGD, Cycling by Design, and Roads for All. Experienced Principal Designer with working knowledge of current CDM and H&S requirements  Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively deal with the ability to deal with complaints and finding a resolution
In return
We know that our people are our greatest asset, so we’ve built a reward and benefits programme that puts you first, including;
Competitive salary  Flexible working Exceptional development and progression plan  Contributory Pension Scheme  Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays  Additional Leave Purchase Scheme   Amey Rewards Portal including healthcare, dental and other flexible benefits.
Why join Amey?
Our success comes from a practical approach. We pride ourselves on solving complex challenges with original, real-world thinking, then turning it into a reality. Your solutions will have impact, making a genuine difference to people’s lives. It’s what makes a career with us unlike any other.  
We value collective expertise, but also the spark one person can bring. As one of us, you can really be you, because your individuality is an asset. You’ll be surrounded by people who want you to thrive and embrace new challenges.  
You’ll work in a team that is open-minded and where every idea will count. You’ll be stretched, but always supported. We’ll recognise your hard work and look after your well-being too. You’ll be empowered to play your part and achieve, encouraged to fulfil your own ambition as well as the shared one.  
We don’t believe in typical: we believe a diversity of backgrounds and skills create the best environment and opportunities. It means we ask better questions to arrive at better answers because we learn from each other’s perspectives. And this means better outcomes for our clients our communities and ourselves.
We strongly encourage the development towards a professional qualification with a recognised Institution and pride ourselves on mentoring engineers. We can offer significant support towards Chartered Membership and professional qualification, and you will be rewarded with a bonus of up to £5k on completion

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