Contract Management Officer

Posted 16 June 2022
SalaryUp to £135 per day
Job type Temporary
DisciplineProfessional & Technical
ContactMarlon Sorhaindo

Job description

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Cambridgeshire County Council are recruiting for a Contract Management Officer to join their team on a temporary contract.

Start Date:



6 Months

Working Location:

Huntingdon, 90% Remote

Working Hours:


Overall purpose of the 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

Main Responsibilities:

  • Deliver customer oriented services in order to ensure that highways and transport commissions meet the needs of local communities, businesses, colleagues and elected members as required by the Service Plan.
  • Implement strategies to assist and advise local communities and businesses in regard to the management, development, commissioning and maintenance of the County Council's highways and transport commissions.
  • Organise and oversee the delivery of Highway and Transportation commissions/ contracts within the service in order to ensure customer focussed and cost-effective solutions.
  • Provide professional expertise and capacity to the Highways and Transportation Commissions/contracts
  • Take a lead on aspects of Highways or Transportation expertise related to specific commissions in order to be able to provide support and guidance to colleagues and to deal with enquiries, concerns or complaints that require specific knowledge and expertise.

Qualifications/Experience Needed:

  • HNC or HND or a relevant discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and demonstrable experience of working in a service directly related to Highways or Transportation
  • Good knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and policy appropriate to Highways and Transportation