Team Manager Road Safety

Client: East Sussex County Council

Location: Hybrid Working

Salary: £53,126 - £57,877

Closing date: Sunday, 18 June 2023 23:30

Are you seeking a rewarding role where you can make a real difference to the lives of East Sussex residents, businesses and visitors? Do you have the skills to lead a team in the delivery of a range of a high-profile programmes and projects?  

We are looking for someone with a background in road safety to lead our Road Safety team, ensuring that schemes are prioritised and managed effectively.

The Role:

The Road Safety Team’s work touches almost all aspects of county life and provides vital services for residents, businesses, and visitors across East Sussex.   Our Road Safety Team is responsible for delivering a range of road safety activities across the county including education of residents through “Bikeability” courses, speed awareness courses, and the implementation of engineering schemes to make our roads safer.

As Road Safety Team Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic leadership and management of the Road Safety team, ensuring the successful delivery of a range of high profile projects and programmes.

As a strong and diplomatic communicator, you will manage relationships with a range of partners including community representatives, pan Sussex Authorities, Sussex Police and the Sussex Safer Roads Partnership. 

This role sits within the Communities, Economy and Transport Department. For more information on the work of the department and our Road Safety Team, see our videos

Communities, Economy and Transport | East Sussex County Council

I choose East Sussex

We are looking for candidates who:

• Have significant professional experience in road safety, transport scheme delivery or highways  

• Can lead and manage a diverse team;  

• Are able to oversee the successful delivery of a wide range of programmes and projects; 

• Can build strong working relationships with partners;

• Has strong interpersonal and communications skills  

East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.

Closing date: Sunday 18th June 2023

Interview dates: Thursday 29th June 2023, Monday 3rd July 2023 and Wednesday 5th July 2023.

For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact our recruitment partner at Penna: Michael Everest on 07894 987335  or email: To formally apply for this role please click the Apply button below to upload your CV and a covering letter setting out how you meet the criteria in the person specification drawing on any relevant work/life experience, education or personal interests via our recruitment partners.

Please note relocation assistance may be available.