Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits in addition to the basics like annual leave, sick pay, pension and mileage…

  • A comprehensive wellbeing package to cover all aspects of wellbeing, both in and out of work, which can also be accessed by your family
  • Buy up to 4 weeks additional annual leave (pro-rata) through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Take your bank holidays flexibly to better suit your personal circumstances
  • Make Additional Voluntary Contributions (Shared AVCs) to your pension with tax and National Insurance savings
  • Access to development opportunities, apprenticeships and qualified coaches to support your personal and professional growth
  • Paid volunteering hours each year so you can make a positive impact on our community during your normal working day
  • Access to Peer Support Groups through our IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network
  • Opportunities to nominate and receive Employee Recognition Awards
  • An Our Cambs Rewards account, giving you access to in-store and online discounts as well as our Car Lease and Cycle to Work schemes

About the role

Cambridgeshire County Council is committed to ensuring people enjoy healthy, safe and independent lives through timely support that is most suited to their needs. We are seeking an enthusiastic Contract Management Officer to support the management of a number of key highways related contracts delivering a wide range of services.

You will work on the effective implementation and monitoring of the County Council’s Highway Contracts, primarily the Highways Term Service Contract, supporting the effective management of the contract, driving value for money and monitoring contract outcomes in line with corporate and directorate objectives. 

The role sits within Cambridgeshire County Council’s Highways Contracts and Commissioning Team, working collaboratively across the council to deliver the highway service. The team delivers contract management and commissioning expertise to ensure services provided to the council are fit for purpose, cost effective and deliver against the council’s visions and ambitions.  You will have proven experience of highways related work and contracts, excellent stakeholder management and the ability to work across complex systems to deliver the most efficient results through the Highway contracts.

For more information or to chat about the opportunity please contact Sam Makalandawa – Contracts Manager (sam.makalandawa@Cambridgeshire.gov.uk)

About you

You will have a good level of knowledge and understanding of:

Highways Contracts, Construction/ civils engineering, programme management, supplier engagement.

You will be:

Capable of coordinating between various departments, organised with excellent time management skills, with the ability to self-direct and work under own initiative, confident with figures, motivated to make a visible difference to our communities and drive forward change.

Open to development with opportunities to train and grow within the role and the wider contracts and commissioning team.

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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