Highways Development Management Officer - Agreements

Morpeth, Northumberland, County Hall
A starting salary of £28,672 (rising to £32,234)
06 Jan 2021
26 Jan 2021
Job role
Contract Type
Full time

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. 

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Northumberland County Council is seeking engineers with recent extensive and demonstrable experience and knowledge of the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges and experience in the Highways Act 1980 Section 38 and 278 processes, including technical approval of detailed engineering designs and site inspections.  
You will assist in the delivery of the Highways Development Management process on behalf of the Highway Authority and ensure seamless handling through the planning/development process from scheme inception through to completion on site. 
You will monitor and co-ordinate completion of Agreement documentation and liaise with developers, their agents and other Departments of the Council as necessary in order to facilitate and co-ordinate the delivery through to completion and adoption of works. 
You will monitor budgets for individual Section 38, 59 and 278 highway improvements schemes, being accountable for expenditure against allocated budgets. 
HNC or equivalent is required as well as extensive knowledge of professional theory, practice and procedures associated with Planning and Highways Development Management. 

More information can be found in the attached job description and person specification here


We are offering: 
- A starting salary of £28,672 (rising to £32,234)
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
- A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision


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If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Closing date for applications will be midnight on  26th January 2021