Highway Asset Manager (Ref 3668)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Multiple Terms
  • £51,335 per annum, pro rata (pending the 2022/23) pay award)

Are you a problem solver? Do you enjoy teamwork, making the most from resources and being part of shared achievements? If you have experience in highway maintenance this may be the exciting opportunity you have been looking for.

A Job-Share opportunity has become available for a Highway Asset Manager. You will be working towards our strategic ambition of ensuring Devon is the best place to live and prosper. You will be leading a team in creating and implementing Highway Policy and Strategy and developing and improving systems and processes to achieve this. This is a key role in shaping the council’s ambition to address local highway considerations to respond to the climate change emergency. As part of your role, you will engage with councillors and other key stakeholders and draft committee reports.  You will be educated to degree level (or equivalent ) and have subsequent professional development to chartered membership of the institution of civil engineers (or equivalent). You will be the County Council’s professional expert on Highway Asset Management matters. This role demands good communication skills, self-motivation, and flexibility.

The successful candidate will be based at Devon Highways, Heron Road, Sowton industrial Estate, Exeter, but will also need to visit locations throughout the County.

Applications are invited for the above posts from suitably qualified persons, with access to transport.

Interviews are scheduled to take place via Microsoft Teams on 10/11 October 2022.

What we can offer you

Working for Devon County Council has all the benefits that you can expect from a large employer.

In return for the vital contribution that you make, we offer:
• 25 days annual leave per year(pro rata) (rising with length of service) plus Bank Holidays;
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme - more information can be found on the Peninsula Pensions website;
• Access to our confidential Employee Assistance Programme - available 24/7 to support you with personal and work life;
• Flexible working opportunities, including home-working (subject to the needs of the role);
• Discounts from local and high street retailers through the Devon Discounts scheme.

For an informal discussion, please contact Joe Deasy 01392 383000

  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
  • DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on ourEquality and Diversity webpages.  
  • The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. 
  • This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. 
  • Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationExeterDevon
  • Work Postcode

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupEngineeringHighways, Transport & Traffic

  • Salary Details

    £51,335 per annum, pro rata (pending the 2022/23) pay award)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart TimeJob Share
  • Hours

    14.8 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required