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Parking and Sponsorship Lead

Milton Keynes is a rapidly expanding, vibrant and dynamic place to live, work and play. How better to contribute to that continued success than through a unique and rewarding career with Milton Keynes Council. So if you’re looking for an excellent benefits package and the chance to make a difference, make a move to Milton Keynes Council. With modern working practices where flexibility is commonplace and performance is measured on outcomes and results, alongside a generous holiday entitlement, you can experience a fulfilling job and great work-life balance.

Please note that this role is only open to applicants who have the right to work in the UK

Working within the wider Highways team you will manage the Council’s parking services and policies ensuring that our parking strategy is met throughout the Borough. This includes the management of over 21,000 on-street and off-street parking places, permit schemes, and amendments to Traffic Regulation Orders. Enforcement services are provided through a third party and you will manage this contract checking that the key performance indicators are met. You will develop and consult on our corporate parking strategy for parking enforcement, tariff adjustments, innovation in parking technology, and response to legislative changes. We are continually looking for ways to improve our services and parking offering across MK so this role requires a forward-thinking individual who can identify innovation, drive continuous improvement and look to change management opportunities across the service area. For an informal chat about the role contact 07961 101309 (Mon to Fri 10-4)

Key Duties

  • Plan, revise and implement parking policy and strategy
  • Provide leadership and motivation
  • Manage parking contract
  • Provide expert guidance, support and advice
  • Set and achieve standards of service
  • Consult and engage with local residents, businesses and elected members
  • Use innovation and new technology to achieve the best outcomes

Experience, Qualifications and any Mandatory Requirements

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years demonstrable experience in managing parking including detailed knowledge of the legal, operational, and contract management requirements needed to manage a parking scheme
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Significant experience of report writing and analysing data
  • Ability to agile work

Skills Required

  • Leadership
  • Good motivator
  • Able to prioritise workload
  • Excellent communicator both written and oral

Milton Keynes Council Benefits

Use your skills to benefit the local community and experience a rewarding, interesting environment and attractive employment package such as:

Local Government Pension Scheme, considered to be one of the best employer contribution rates

A generous minimum holiday entitlement of 27 days per year in addition to statutory and public holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years

Option to buy more annual leave

Agile working which provides the opportunity to work from various locations including from home for a proportion of your role (subject to business needs)

A full range of family friendly policies including enhanced Maternity, Adoption and Paternity entitlements

Excellent in-house management development programmes endorsed by the Institute of Leadership and Management

Flexibility with full time, part time and term time working options

Fair pay and a commitment to a minimum Living Wage MK Advantage benefits package a range of savings including retail, travel and leisure discounts as well as a suite of salary sacrifice benefits.

A range of other attractive benefits which includes MKC Advantage offering retail, travel and leisure discounts.

A Relocation package may be available.

At Milton Keynes Council we take great pride in our Community and we hope that you can help us grow and share our vision.

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