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

In addition, for this role you can expect:

  • Up to 20% market factor applied to advertised salary (subject to experience and performance at interview)
  • Up to £8K relocation sum (subject to terms and conditions)

About the role

Cambridgeshire County Council is offering an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Career Progression Scheme in our Contracts and Commissioning Team within Project Delivery Service, part of Highways and Transport Directorate.

The Commercial Career Progression Scheme promotes development within our Project Delivery team whether you are developing as an Assistant Quantity Surveyor, Quantity Surveyor.

You will be responsible for commercial support for the delivery of a range of highways services and ensure we meet the requirements of the County Council and other clients whilst demonstrating value for money.

For an informal chat please contact Jack Wright Commercial Manager – jack.wright@cambridgeshire.gov.uk.

To apply for the position please upload a document containing your CV and a covering letter, outlining how you meet the attached person specification. Ensure your covering letter to support your CV is no more than two pages. And stipulate which job you are applying for.

This is a rolling campaign; candidates will be progressed shortly after they apply, and the opportunity will be filled as soon as we identify a suitable candidate. So please don’t hesitate, we want to speak to you now.

To find out more about our team and the work that we do, visit https://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/highway-jobs

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact 

About you

As a team you will manage and provide professional advice on financial issues and apply cost procedures related to procurement and delivery. Supporting the development of the commercial function throughout Highways and Transport. The post is pivotal to adopting an improved commercially focused culture. Entry level is Quantity Surveyor with the opportunity to progress to Commercial Manager.

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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