|Title||Assistant Asset Manager - Fixed Term Contract/Secondment|
|Number of Positions||2|
|Working Pattern||Full Time|
|Closing Date||28 Mar 2017|
Our focus in Operations is on developing and maintaining the Strategic Road Network to facilitate the government's growth agenda and support the nation on the road to recovery.
The Operations Division maintains and enhances the capability of the regional network assets.
The Asset Development process must demonstrate it has been driven by cost effective decision making, whilst managing the expectations of key stakeholders and taking account of wider government objectives for sustainable growth.
Highways England is the new government owned company responsible for driving forward our motorways and major A roads. This includes; modernising and maintaining the highways, running the network and keeping traffic moving. Over recent years, investment in our highways has increased. This has led to advances in technology, such as smart motorways; enabling traffic to flow better. However, even more is yet to be done.
Certainty of funding and greater flexibility will enable us to become a better business. In our first 5 years alone, we’ll invest £11 billion in motorways and A roads – boosting capacity, tackling congestion and improving safety. At the same time, we’ll improve how we work. That means we will be able to; plan roadworks better to minimise disruption; clear incidents more quickly; and save more than £1 billion by working more efficiently.
For further information on Highways England, please visit our website: www.highwaysengland.co.uk
Highways England is recruiting an Assistant Asset Manager based in our Manchester Office. You will deliver our statutory planning functions, managing our review and response to planning applications; to support the identification, development and appraisal of network enhancement schemes; and, to engage with local stakeholders to inform our statutory planning role and the development of our network.
This is a Fixed Term Contract for up to 12 months with a possibility of extending.
All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.
Please note that Highways England reserve the right to close the advert before the advertised closing date should a sufficient response have been received. Therefore, please complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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