Overview

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

You will be responsible for designing multiple projects of varying complexity and priority and ensuring you are adopting the latest standards and design solutions to provide the best outcomes. You will be a big part of achieving our net zero target through innovative design.

Overall purpose of this role:

To support the Design Services Manager, Design and Delivery and other managers within Place & Sustainability in delivering the Council and Directorate’s objectives through joined-up service planning, community engagement and the flexible use of resources.

The team will work with wider teams within Project Delivery to progress local infrastructure projects with varied levels of difficulty, being the main point of contact, and centre of excellence on those projects which require design input.

The team will be responsible for developing the design of the project in line with CDM 2015 requirements to meet the agreed objectives, working within a defined scope, budget, and programme.

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

For an informal conversation please contact Joshua Rutherford, Group Manager Design & Delivery Project Delivery on joshua.rutherford@cambridgeshire.gov.uk.

To apply, 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.

Applications are reviewed on a daily basis, please do not delay the submission of your application as this is a rolling advert and will be closed once a successful candidate has been found.

About you

You will be capable of delivering highway infrastructure designs of varying complexity across maintenance and improvement programmes. Your ability to influence our design choices and attention to detail will be essential in this role. Being motivated to make a visible difference to our communities and drive forward change to meet our net zero ambition.

We have roles available to suit those looking to begin their careers in highway design, those who have had some exposure to the industry and design professionals looking to move into a more senior role.

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. 

http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/council/jobs-and-careers

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