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HDM Engineer

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Cambridgeshire County Council
£38,447 - £41,412
Various places-working out of office base
Closing date:
21 April 2021 at midnight
Cambridgeshire County Council is offering an exciting opportunity for an engineer with highway development management experience to fulfil a demanding role in our busy team dealing with the challenges that an ambitious and wide-ranging growth agenda for the County presents.

* About the Service

Place and Economy is at the forefront of making sure Cambridgeshire is open for business. The roles are based within the Infrastructure and Growth Service, which is responsible for leading on the development and delivery of key infrastructure and policy across Cambridgeshire and is therefore pivotal to Cambridgeshire delivering on its long-term infrastructure and transport aspirations.

* About the Role

The role will require you to work closely with a variety of teams within the County Council, partners including District Councils, developers, and members of the public so in addition to your strong technical and negotiation skills, excellent communication skills, both speaking and in writing are important attributes.

Key responsibilities of the post will be to develop, promote and secure the County’s transport objectives through the assessment of development proposals. You will provide impartial advice and support to Local Planning Authorities, negotiate with developers to secure new development infrastructure, and manage the implementation of such infrastructure through the technical and engineering assessment of developer design and construction submissions, secured by appropriate legal highway agreements.

You will have a sound knowledge of the planning system and the associated highway works procedures, with the ability to work with colleagues, stakeholders, partners and the public to take responsibility for a seamless approach to service delivery and to facilitate effective coordination of development related projects on the public highway and responses across teams.

Ideally, applicants will have a degree or equivalent in a transport or Civil Engineering related discipline and/or significant experience of highway development management.

* Other information

The post has a flexible work base but the ability to travel to different locations is essential. Please note that due to Covid-19, the post currently operates on a working from home basis.

Interviews will be held virtually on Tuesday 18th May 2021

For informal enquiries about the role please contact Nigel Eggar on 07590 287032 or

Please note that this vacancy is being readvertised.


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