Service Care Solutions Ltd

Assistant Highways Manager

A client within the Public Sector based in Somerset is currently recruiting for an Assistant Highways Manager to join their team as soon as possible.

This is a full time, temporary position on an ongoing basis with the ideal candidate having experience of working within a local authority within a Highway Maintenance environment.

The purpose of the role is to contribute to the provision of a highway maintenance and management service to all stakeholders by applying a uniform and consistent approach to service level provision.

The main responsibilities of the role:

  • Main contact for all enquiries relating to highway maintenance and management issues.

    Contacts include (but are not limited to) all elected County Council members and staff, District Council members and staff, Parish Councils and the public (see attached proof documents).

    Manage expectations and adjust priorities in response to such enquiries.

  • Attend County Council/District Council meetings where appropriate.

    The post holder will on most occasions be the sole representative of Economic and Community Infrastructure (ECI) and will therefore be required to respond to all highway maintenance issues.

    The role will also involve liaison and coordination with other ECI services to investigate and respond to relevant issues.

  • Plan, prioritise and manage an annual programme of highway maintenance works to meet the serviceability, sustainability and safety needs of the highway network within the annual budget constraints, reprioritising and amending if appropriate.


  • Proven post qualification experience within a highway-engineering environment or related industry.

  • Educated to degree level with an appropriate Professional qualification in engineering e.g., full membership of a Professional Institution

The client is looking to move quickly with this role and as such are offering £23 per hour Umbrella LTD Inside IR35.

So, if this position sounds of interest, email a copy of your up-to-date CV to or call Amy at Service Care Construction on 01772 208967

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  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Rate: Up to £23 per hour + UMBRELLA LTD
  • Location: Taunton, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Construction
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Amy Dhawan
  • Tel: 01772 208 967
  • Fax: 01772 471473
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2022-12-23 10:55:00 -

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