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Lead Engineer (Central) OCC616838

Oxfordshire County Council
Oxford, Oxfordshire
£47,420 - £50,512 per annum
Closing date
8 Jul 2024

Job Details

Oxfordshire County Council’s Highway Agreements Team is at the leading edge of place making, overseeing the creation of thriving communities through the delivery of sustainable, high quality highway infrastructure. The team is involved in all aspects of the construction of new development highway and alterations to existing highway, from the planning stages, through technical checks, construction and all the way to final adoption. We are a dynamic team, who work closely with each other in a very supportive, progressive, and dynamic environment.

About the role

If successful, you will supervise a team of up to four members of staff and deliver on the technical engineering assessment of complex and large-scale strategic development and highway improvement schemes, ensuring that new roads and changes to existing roads are delivered to appropriate contemporary and national design standards.

You will ensure that Highway Legal Agreements are fit for purpose and that all construction work is monitored and managed within the framework of Government and Council guidelines.

About you

You will be highly motivated, with a keen eye for detail and strong sense of customer focus, delivering the best possible experience to our stakeholders, customers and partners. You will be a good motivator and mentor for your team, providing quality advice and guidance, based on sound knowledge and experience.

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 Mike Smith, Team Leader (Highways Agreements) at

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Company info
01865 792422
County Hall
New Road

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