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Role: Assistant Director Highways, Transport and Regulatory Services

Salary: £96,192 - £108,213 per annum

At Sutton Council, we’re undergoing a seismic shift in our approach to local government. We are focussed on delivering ambitious, progressive and forward-thinking programmes that deliver positive outcomes for everyone who lives or works here. Together with Kingston Council, we’re creating an ambitious and forward-looking shared service to covers Regulatory Services and Highways & Transport functions.

With a focus on delivering high-quality frontline services, this innovative partnership helps to create sustainable communities, a high-quality environment and a diverse transport network that everyone can enjoy.

This is a unique role that will turn the strategic plans and programmes of Sutton and Kingston councils into reality. It’s a new position for Sutton, but the shared service you join is already established.

Reporting to the newly-appointed Strategic Director, you’ll play a key part in delivering a range of operational highways and transport functions, and a variety of regulatory services such as environmental enforcement and environmental health.

With a revenue budget of around £5m and a capital budget averaging £15m a year, this is an exciting opportunity to be part of a groundbreaking approach, sharing services and working in partnership across two London boroughs.

For more information and to apply click here. For a confidential discussion, please contact Joshua Bembridge on 07739 985 331 or Az Ahmed on 07717 810 481.

Closing date: Friday 26th April, 9am


Assistant Director of Programme Delivery - Property & Building Services

 London Borough of Hounslow

 Competitive Salary

 Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?

 The Council is embarking upon a major programme of change to modernise the way we work and reduce our carbon footprint. We’ve moved to Hounslow House, a new landmark building located in Hounslow town centre, our new technology will enable staff to work remotely and flexibly to improve the service we provide to residents and to help our staff achieve a better work/life balance.

 You will lead on the development and delivery of the Council’s investment, maintenance, and construction-related programmes and projects, capital, and revenue, ensuring that the programme is delivered on time and within budget.

 You will lead the development of the newly established Programme Delivery Team, a multidisciplinary team of project managers, quantity surveyors, surveyors, clerks of works, and Leasehold Services, prioritising and allocating resources to ensure the successful delivery of the Council’s capital projects.

 You will provide expert advice and support Council services on the capital project development and delivery, including investment planning; project scoping; feasibility and business case development; project design; specification; and commissioning.

 You will have management and control of all programme and project budget of c.£50m per annum.

 You will hold a degree or equivalent (minimum BTEC HNC/HND) in the field of Property (or demonstrable work-based experience that evidences an equivalent level of attainment and competence), with a substantial experience in delivering property management services.

 For further information and to download a candidate briefing pack please visit:

 For further information or confidential discussion, please contact our consultants at Penna, Jordan Mumford on 07729 600685 or [email protected] or Helen Alwell on 07809 905467 or [email protected]

 Closing Date for Applications : Friday 30th April 2021