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Officer (Highway Policy and Performance) OCC616034

Employer
Oxfordshire County Council
Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£32,076 - £34,834 per annum
Closing date
26 May 2024

About us

We're determined to deliver a high quality, safe, sustainable, and reliable network. The service structure has recently been re-imagined, ensuring we're best positioned to meet the high expectations of our customers, and evolving challenges such as climate adaptation.

We work with our internal customers from across the directorate and beyond to ensure that we support the delivery of the authority's corporate priorities, and compliment their programmes of work (active travel and walking and cycling schemes for example).

About the role

This Officer role will assist in the Highway Asset Management function, and in the monitoring of / reporting against the annual Programme.

They will assist and support the team in the development of highway asset management data and systems. They will working collaboratively with the Applications and Data Management team to interpret the data received from condition surveys provided by third parties, which will be used to produce plans and programmes, aligned to our asset management principles, for carriageway, footway and other associated assets.

About you

You will be skilled in working effectively with colleagues from all disciplines and in doing so will assist those colleagues in ensuring that timely and accurate data is available for presentation to the Senior Leadership Team through the Councils performance management monitoring system.

You will have practical knowledge, or relevant industry experience in a similar discipline (highway maintenance / construction / infrastructure management).

You will have excellent communication, presentation and data interpretation skills, with the ability to prepare clear and concise reports.

Rewards and benefits

  • Culture of flexible working
  • Technology to support agile working where role permits
  • Up to 33 day’s holiday p.a. plus bank holidays  
  • Option to ‘buy’ additional holiday
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to health and wellbeing support
  • Membership of the Local Government contributory pension scheme, with an employer’s contribution of up to 19.9%
  • Enhanced family friendly policies
  • Local and national discounts for shopping and travel
  • Great learning and development opportunities to support your ongoing development

Would you like to know more?

Please click here to view the Job Description and Selection Criteria 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact James Dance, Team Leader, James.Dance@Oxfordshire.gov.uk, 07392 318900 or Stephen Fitzgerald, Operational Manager, Stephen.Fitzgerald@Oxfordshire.gov.uk

Application Procedure

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Our commitment to:
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Oxfordshire County Council we are proud of our diverse workforce. Everyone is accepted for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or on maternity or family leave. We have a number of staff network groups which provide peer support, education and safe spaces for all.


Our commitment to:
Guaranteed Interview Schemes

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee an interview for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job. We also guarantee interviews to care leavers who have completed further education and who meet the essential criteria for the job. For those leaving care without any further education, we guarantee an interview for our apprenticeships. We are also committed to helping and supporting those transitioning from HM Armed Forces to civilian life and guarantee an interview for those demonstrating the essential criteria for the role, within three years of leaving the service.


Our commitment to:
Safeguarding

Oxfordshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect these commitments.


Our commitment to:
Flexible Working

We are open to discussions about flexible working, which can include flexi-time, part time working, job sharing, nine-day fortnights and annualised hours, depending on the requirements of the role and the service.


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