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Contract Management Officer

Job Reference Ref/1699/531

This job has been closed.

Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Salary Range :
£24496 - £34723
Working Hours:
Vantage House, Vantage Park, Washingley Road, Huntingdon, PE29 6SR
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Highways and Transportation
Cambridgeshire County Council

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About the role

We manage a portfolio of contracts to deliver highway works with a combined value in excess of £80m. This role will be key to managing our contracts to ensure we achieve the best outcomes for our communities. This will include working with our supply chain, building positive relationships and achieving best value in terms of value for money, quality product and contributing to our net zero target.

Overall purpose of this role:

To deliver Highways and Transportation commissions which will contribute effectively to the quality of life for the people of Cambridgeshire

To assist in the management, development, commissioning and maintenance of the County Council’s highways and transportation infrastructure and to support effective prioritisation with limited resources and value for money.

To provide professional and technical advice, support and capacity in relation to delivering the Council and Directorate’s objectives through joined-up service planning, community engagement and the flexible use of resources.

The post covered by this job description support the full range of Commissions managed by the Highways Service.

To find out more about our team and the work that we do, visit

For an informal chat please contact Emma Murden Group Manager Contracts & Commissioning

To apply, please upload a document containing your CV and a covering letter, outlining how you meet the attached person specification. Ensure your covering letter to support your CV is no more than two pages.

Applications are reviewed on a daily basis, please do not delay the submission of your application as this is a rolling advert and will be closed once a successful candidate has been found.

About you

You will be capable of interpreting a New Engineering Contract (NEC) and have experience in administering the contract including use of standard forms and/or systems. You will benefit from contract management experience in the same or similar highways setting and be keen to drive forward best value through effective and robust contract management principles. 

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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