Highways Asset & Maintenance Manager

Brighton, East Sussex
£42,806 - £46,326
15 Jan 2019
03 Feb 2019
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Highways Asset & Maintenance Manager

£42,806 - £46,326


Full Time

Job Number: B&H04494

We are looking to recruit a new Highways Asset and Maintenance Manager for the Council's Highways Maintenance Service.

Brighton & Hove City Council is a multi-award winning Local Highway Authority that is striving to meet future demand and maintenance of a busy highway network. The City is growing with exciting development plans and it’s critical that the Council manages its highway asset effectively in order to meet that future growth and development demand.

As the successful candidate you will possess leadership skills and have experience of managing a skilled in-house highways maintenance team and term contractors. You will have a track record of successfully developing and delivering service improvements, and you will also have a strong customer ethos, a collaborative approach and excellent communication skills.

We offer great terms and conditions including the Local Government Pension Scheme, excellent training and development, flexible working, generous annual leave and staff discounts.

Pay up to £46,300k (pay review pending)

Why work for Brighton & Hove City Council?

It’s for good reason that the City of Brighton & Hove has been named as one of the happiest places in the UK. With its stunning location between the sea and the South Downs National Park, excellent connections to the capital, vibrant culture, rich heritage, and diverse communities, there’s something for everyone. Working for Brighton & Hove City Council means that you’re able to play your part in making the city a fantastic place to live, work and visit.

The staff we employ are our biggest asset and we want them to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer a range of rewards and benefits for our staff - to make their experience of working a good one.

1. Competitive salaries
2. Access to local government pension scheme
3. 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 27 days after 5 years
4. Development opportunities such as training courses and staff apprenticeships
5. Family friendly benefits
6. Tax free benefits such as our cycle to work scheme and Childcare voucher scheme
7. Travel loans
8. Local discounts for leisure, lifestyle and entertainment throughout the city

Closing date: midnight 3rd February 2019.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

For further details please contact David Parker on 01273 292474 or email

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council’s ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.