Contract Management Officer

£22,183 - £32,234
09 Oct 2020
21 Oct 2020
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

PLEASE NOTE - Actual salary is £22,183 - £32,234

Place and Economy is at the forefront of making sure Cambridgeshire is open for business. This role is based within the Commissioning Service, working with the Highway Service and Street Lighting service, it provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual looking to develop and excel in highway services.

You will support the management of the Authority’s Highways Service commissions that deliver corporate and directorate objectives, focused on user needs and outcomes. Monitoring and improving the performance of our contracts and maintaining relationships with our service providers.

We are looking for someone with understanding of Highway and Transportation engineering project delivery and maintenance activities, understanding of NEC3 and PFI contracts. With the ability to monitor contractor’s performance against agreed KPI’s, collecting and collating financial and performance management data and responding to all contract communication in a timely manner.

With a proven ability and knowledge of highways services, benefit from working within local government and the matters affecting its successful delivery. You will have a clear understanding of how to manage the needs of a diverse set of stakeholders and manage expectations, be able to communicate the benefits of effective commissioning of Highways Services.

You should be comfortable working with officers, politicians, partners and working with a range of stakeholders, including the public. You must be approachable and adaptable, with the appropriate technical and ingenuity attributes, with good interpersonal skills and be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.

This post will principally be based at Vantage House, Huntingdon but has a flexible structure to cope with varying workload pressures and a countywide service, the post holder will be required to work from a number of bases across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

For informal enquiries please contact Emma Murden at

Interviews will be held remotely.